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
Louis Giambalvo ...
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
Cleavant Derricks
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Ferguson
Woody Eney ...
Bishop
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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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There was a male narrator at the beginning of the film, and also at the end of the film, speaking over an on screen written epilogue, however, no cast credit was given for the narrator. See more »

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