In 1950s England, slow-witted Derek Bentley falls in with a group of petty criminals led by Chris Craig, a teenager with a fondness for American gangster films. Chris and Derek's friendship leads to their involvement in the true case which would forever shake England's belief in capital punishment.
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The shocking story of an unbelievable miscarriage of justice.
Did You Know?
Based on the 1990 book "Let Him Have It, Chris" by British author and history teacher, M.J Trow. See more
When Bentley and Craig climb over the gate, just before their ill-fated shootout, it appears that the stuntman for Craig is much bigger than he and it is possible that this stunt man is the same one used for Bentley's character as well. See more
[picking up Derek's comic
Hey I like these. You got good taste.
Or he can't read, like you.
[in American accent
Hey! Shut ya mouth college boy!
[also in American accent
You gonna make me, wise guy?
I'll make ya!
[mimes shooting him
References My Death Is a Mockery
Wheel Of Fortune
Written by Bennie Benjamin
and George David Weiss
Performed by Kay Starr
Courtesy of Capitol Records, Inc. See more