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.
Scott Renshaw <email@example.com>
The shocking story of an unbelievable miscarriage of justice.
Did You Know?
Prior to his execution, Bentley is wearing a tie, which hangman Pierrepoint removes. British protocol was that the condemned would be given their own clothes to wear on the morning of execution, but NOT a collar (they were detachable back then) and definitely NOT a tie. See more
Are you a good shot?
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