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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Sound Mix:

(Westrex Recording System)

Aspect Ratio:

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 »


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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