Charlie is a black New York lawyer who is falsely accused of a crime in a Texas town. Escaping from his tormentors, Charlie takes refuge in a farmhouse. Here he meets unmarried, pregnant Marlene Chambers. Hostile towards each other at first, Charlie and Marlene become friends.
Director: Lamont Johnson.
Writers: David Westheimer (novel & play), Richard Levinson & William Link (teleplay).
Stars: Patty Duke, Al Freeman Jr., Ford Rainey, William Hardy, Chris Wilson, Archie Moore, Noble Willingham, Dave Ward.
Composer: Gil Mellé.
Cinematographer: Gene Polito.