Screen Directors Playhouse: Season 1, Episode 18

Cry Justice (15 Feb. 1956)

TV Episode  -   -  Comedy | Drama | Romance
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Rather than allow his partner to marry the woman he loves, a man fakes his own murder and frames his partner for the supposed crime. When the partner is released from prison ten years later, he plots revenge.

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Episode cast overview:
Macdonald Carey ...
Gil Foster
James Dunn ...
Sheriff Allan Garrett
Dick Haymes ...
Jim Wheeler
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June Foster
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Judge
Trevor Bardette ...
Deputy Emmett
Paul Bryar ...
Bartender Clem
Nacho Galindo ...
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Jim Wheeler has turned to alcohol because his law partner Gil Foster has earned more respect and good standing in the small Western town where they practice law, and Gil has become engaged to June, his former girlfriend. When Jim disappears, blood and other evidence found in his cabin point to Gil as a killer. Even though no body is never discovered, the circumstantial evidence cause him to be arrested and convicted of murder by his former friends and neighbors. After ten years in prison, Gil is freed and remains determined to find Jim and clear his name. Written by duke1029@aol.com

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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15 February 1956 (USA)  »

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(Western Electric Recording)

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Initially Dick Haymes is billed second with James Dunn third. Subsequently, their billing is switched. See more »

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Sheriff Allan Garrett: Good to see you again, Gil.
Gil Foster: I can't say the same thing.
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Sub-par
1 January 2012 | by (Claremont,USA) – See all my reviews

This rather flat episode would have been boosted had Carey in the pivotal role shown some emotion. As things stand he low-keys it all the way through, draining away much of the potential drama. That's rather unusual behavior for an innocent man convicted of murder, serving ten years in state prison. All in all, there's just not much suspense or atmosphere to carry the half-hour, while reviewer Elliott is right— you can spot the twist a mile away. Too bad that fine actress June Vincent is not given more to do, or James Dunn, for that matter. I suspect their names were added to boost an otherwise slim cast of principals. Anyway, the entry is unfortunately not up to the series norm.

(In passing—note that veteran actor Roy Roberts as the judge gets no featured cast credit even though he has many more lines than the featured Vincent and Dunn. But then, Roberts is just another one of those "no-name" grunts that carry Hollywood on their backs.)


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