Burr plays Frank Jordan, a man who was wrongfully imprisoned. Upon his release he becomes a lawyer and establishes the Jordan Foundation, whose goal is to give the wrongfully imprisoned, ... See full summary »
Raymond Burr stars in The Jordan Chance, a made for TV film that looks like a
failed pilot for another TV series. In this he's a lawyer who heads a foundation
which offers wrongly convicted prisoners a chance at redemption.
Like in Ironside, Burr has a picked staff to assist that consists of Ted Shackleford,
James Canning, and Jeanie Fitzsimmons. In this film they are helping Maria
Elena Cordero who has been imprisoned for a murder she didn't commit. for
Law enforcement is the person of George DiCenzo is downright hostile, in fact
Burr's hotel room is bugged. He and his team get roughed up a bit. Who's
behind it all is former sheriff John McIntire who has a vested interest in the
coverup. There's another strong performance from Stella Stevens as the
victim's widow who also has the town jumping.