Two close friends kidnap and murder a young boy and are defended in court by a renowned attorney who makes an impassioned plea against capital punishment.
- Genre: Crime, Drama
- Studio: Darryl F. Zanuck Productions, 20th Century Fox
- Keyword: based on novel or book, child murder, based on true story, courtroom, arrogance
- Cast: Orson Welles, Diane Varsi, Dean Stockwell, Bradford Dillman, E.G. Marshall, Martin Milner