An African-American political activist is wrongfully imprisoned for killing two white policemen; he is unwary of yet another white lawyer who claims that he will help free him.

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Paul Marshall
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Ray Ellsworth
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Kariha Ellsworth
Robert G. Denison ...
Barnes
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Glenn Landis
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Molly Slavin
John McLiam ...
Judge Collier
Teddy Wilson ...
Jay King
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Garza
John Calvin ...
Dennis Dowie
Clinton Derricks-Carroll ...
Lyle Hawkins
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Ferguson
Woody Eney ...
Bishop
Dorothy Fielding ...
Beth
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An African-American political activist is wrongfully imprisoned for killing two white policemen; he is unwary of yet another white lawyer who claims that he will help free him.

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5 January 1982 (USA)  »

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Ambush Mörder  »

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