Based on the real-life ordeal of Baltimore priest Bernard Pagano, who was fingered by a witness as a holdup man. During a lineup, several other witnesses confirm this.
Did You Know?
The Reverend Bernard Pagano (portrayed by Ralph Waite) was a Roman Catholic priest wrongly suspected of committing nine robberies in which an otherwise polite man held a gun on store clerks and demanded money. A woman who claimed to have been Pagano's lover gave his name to the police. See more