John Smith, an orphan turned transient, was accused of the murder of a friend who was also a bum and sent to prison for life. He is set free when it is discovered that his arresting officer... See full summary »

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Sam Larsen
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Erle Stanley Gardner
Carleton G. Young ...
Harry Steeger (as Carleton G. Young)
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Dr. LeMoyne Snyder
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Raymond Schindler
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Alex Gregory
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Marshall Houts
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Park Street Jr
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John Smith
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Warden Avery
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Carl Halsted
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Capt. Briggs
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Webster (as Olan E. Soule)
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John Smith, an orphan turned transient, was accused of the murder of a friend who was also a bum and sent to prison for life. He is set free when it is discovered that his arresting officer beat a confession out of him. Eventually the man John was with at the time of the crime is found and his name is finally cleared for good. Written by Anthony Durrant

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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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Trivia

John Smith was an alias of Wilhelm Meyer, the man responsible for sending Adolf Beck to prison, in a classic case of mistaken identity. See more »

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

Quotes

Webster: All this happened a long time ago. It was just one afternoon with no special significance for you... how can you claim to remember it so clearly?
Carl Halsted: Well, it wasn't just any old afternoon. It was a very special day in my life - my birthday. I was twenty-two years old and down and out. Maybe you don't know what that feels like.
Webster: No, I don't.
Carl Halsted: Well, I hadn't had a job in months. I was dead broke. Every time I stood up I got dizzy from weakness. I'd give my right arm for a good meal and I met this ...
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