Society Matron, Mrs. Crane, is selected as a juror in the trail of an ex-chorus girl, Yvette Gordon, who's accused of murdering her rich elderly husband. In court, Mrs. Crane is your unorthodox and disruptive juror. During the first ballot, Mrs. Crane brings in the only "not-guilty" vote, inspite of Evelyn Snows damning testimony. Mrs. Crane and the other jurors are sent back to the jury room. Mrs. Crane persuades the other juror to take a closer look at the case and re-enact the night of Mr. Gordon's demise... Written by
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The original play of the same title opened on Broadway in New York City, New York, USA on 21 October 1929 at the Erlanger's Theatre (St. James since 1932), 246 W. 44th St., and ran for 88 performances until January, 1930. See more
Jay J. Presley, Jury Foreman
Ridiculous. No one would send an innocent person to her death for money.
In the opening credits, the cast list is shown over action, now commonplace but rarely, if ever, done at the time. During the "The End" credit the verdict of the jury can be heard. See more
Version of We're on the Jury
I'm Just Wild About Harry
Written by Eubie Blake
and Noble Sissle
Sung a cappella by Ken Murray
with slightly modified lyrics See more