Passed | | Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery
A politically ambitious district attorney, unscrupulous tabloid journalists, and regional prejudice combine to charge a teacher with the murder of his student.
The film was based on 'Death in the Deep South', a novel by Ward Greene for which Warner Bros. purchased the screen rights for $5,000.
Any fool can ride to glory on a helpless Negro janitor. I'm out for bigger game.
Anytime during the entire trial the shadow of the window is showing in the same place; behind the witness chair / over the back door of the courtroom.