The Court of Last Resort: Season 1, Episode 12

The John Smith Case (20 Dec. 1957)

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Episode complete credited cast:
Sam Larsen
Paul Birch ...
Erle Stanley Gardner
Carleton G. Young ...
Harry Steeger (as Carleton G. Young)
Charles Meredith ...
Dr. LeMoyne Snyder
Robert H. Harris ...
Raymond Schindler
John Maxwell ...
Alex Gregory
S. John Launer ...
Marshall Houts
Robert Anderson ...
Park Street Jr
Than Wyenn ...
John Smith
Warden Avery
Carl Halsted
Roy Engel ...
Capt. Briggs
Olan Soule ...
Webster (as Olan E. Soule)


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Crime | Drama




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20 December 1957 (USA)  »

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(Westrex Recording System)

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1.33 : 1
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Although he is depicted as having been an orphaned American citizen, John Smith has a heavy Germanic accent. See more »


Warden Avery: Will you talk to him, Sam?
Sam Larsen: Warden, what could I say to him now?
Warden Avery: His only chance lies in a reinvestigation of the facts of his case. Your group is set up to do the job. I wish you'd try.
Sam Larsen: Do you have any real indication that he might be innocent?
Warden Avery: Nooo, but would a man spend twenty-two years saving pennies for his transcript if he were guilty?
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