Not Rated | | Crime, Drama, Mystery
In a murder trial, the defendant says he suffered temporary insanity after the victim raped his wife. What is the truth, and will he win his case?
James Daly replaced Pat Hingle in the role of Mitch Lodwick after Hingle was injured in a fall down an elevator shaft. Daly then left the production to appear in a Broadway play and was replaced by Brooks West, the husband of Eve Arden, who appeared as Maida Rutledge in the film.
Lt. Frederick Manion:
How can a jury disregard what it's already heard?
Paul Biegler: They can't, lieutenant. They can't.
Near the beginning, when Biegler intends to clean the fish he's caught, he lays out newspaper, then places some waxed paper over it. He makes a phone call and when he returns to the kitchen, the newspapers are on top of the foil.
See what IMDb editors are watching this month, and visit our guides to what's on TV and streaming, video games, and more.