A crusading reporter plans his own arrest and conviction for first degree murder, trying to show that the death sentence should be outlawed when based on circumstantial evidence alone, but his plan goes awry.
Director: John Sturges.
Writers: Edward Bock (screenplay), Malcolm Stuart Boylan (additional dialogue), Maxwell Shane (story), Alex Gottlieb (story).
Stars: Leslie Brooks, George Macready, Forrest Tucker, Charles D. Brown, Warren Mills, Richard Hale, Charles Evans, Trevor Bardette, William Newell.
This sounds just like Fritz Lang’s “Beyond a Reasonable Doubt”.