Not Rated | | Drama, War
A decorated Korean War hero inexplicably collaborates with the enemy while interred in a POW camp and is court-martialed.
Rod Serling took nineteen months to complete THE RACK as a screenplay. The longest amount of time he ever spent writing a single screenplay. It also took seven rewrites to get to the final version, the most of any of his screenplays.
Col. Edward W. Hall, Sr.:
Pete never knew what got him.
Capt. Edward W. Hall Jr.: Lucky Pete!
In his closing argument in defense of Captain Hall, the defense attorney mentions that Capt Hall served in two wars, implying service during World War II and the Korean War. But Capt Hall's uniform has ribbons only for the Korean War.
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