Three hours before Dayton Merrill is to be executed for murder, Inspector King receives a taunting phone call from a man who claims to have really committed the crime. Unable to get a stay ... See full summary »

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(as Wesley Kenney)

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(teleplay), (additional dialogue)

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Earl Hammond ...
Detective Sergeant Lane
Grace Carney ...
Mable King (voice)
Somar Alberg ...
Prof. Gerhart (as Somer Alberg)
Ward Costello ...
Dayton Merrill
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Ann Roberts ...
Alice Brewer (as Anne Roberts)
Ken Roberts ...
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Storyline

Three hours before Dayton Merrill is to be executed for murder, Inspector King receives a taunting phone call from a man who claims to have really committed the crime. Unable to get a stay of execution based on the man's confession, King and Detective Lane must re-investigate the crime and find sufficient evidence to save an innocent man's life. Written by David Bassler

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Action | Drama | Crime | Mystery

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14 December 1953 (USA)  »

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1.33 : 1
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When King and Lane are comparing the office files with a list of known patients, King asks his assistant how a particular patient's name is spelled. Lane says, "G-E-H..." In the closing credits, however, the character's name is spelled, "Gerhart". See more »

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[King is speaking to his wife on the phone]
Police Inspector Rocky King: Yes yes yes, we got in touch with the warden in plenty of time - that is, if you consider four minutes plenty of time... Oh, that's what you're going to give me to get home, huh?
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