Not Rated | | Crime, Drama
A jury holdout attempts to prevent a miscarriage of justice by forcing his colleagues to reconsider the evidence.
Maverick (1957) adapted the story for season one, episode seventeen, "Rope of Cards".
Man in corridor:
You did a wonderful job, wonderful job!
Judge: To continue, you've listened to a long and complex case, murder in the first degree. Premeditated murder is the most serious charge tried in our criminal courts. You've listened to the testimony, you've had ...
During the jury deliberation, Juror #3 and Juror #10 constantly make extreme threats towards being prejudice, racism, and attempted murder. They were very loud when they screamed and yelled at the other jurors. So loud that it would have alerted the authorities and have them removed from the room.
At the end of the film, the actors are billed in order of their juror numbers; thus Henry Fonda, although the star of the film, appears 8th.
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