A condemned murderer on the eve of his execution decides to tell the authorities who hired him to commit the murder. However, he's killed by a poison dart in front of a roomful of officials and reporters before he can divulge the name. An assistant district attorney and a pretty newspaper reporter team up to discover the "mystery man" behind the murders. Written by
MURDER in the DEATH HOUSE! - Surprise Hit of the Year! The sensation-packed story of a murder committed right before the eyes of a roomful of crime experts and reporters!
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This film received its earliest documented telecast Monday 7 August 1944 on New York City's pioneer television station WNBT (Channel 1). Post-WWII television viewers got their first look at it in New York City Friday 4 June 1948 on WCBS (Channel 2) and in Los Angeles Tuesday 8 February 1949 on KTLA (Channel 5). See more
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