Circuit-riding Texas lawyer Timothy Higgins defends a former girlfriend against a murder charge stemming from an extortionist's threat to reveal her shady past. Through adroit courtroom work, Higgins is able to acquit her and reveal who actually shot the fatal bullet. Written by
The man who brought law and order to the Lone Star State!
Did You Know?
Originally shot as the pilot for the TV series Temple Houston
(1963), but released theatrically instead, with the main character's name changed, after changes in cast and characters made it unusable for the series. See more
Referenced in Echoes of Silence