When a wealthy man is murdered, family member Ford is wrongly accused of the killing. The evidence against him is so slim that even district attorney Crawford is convinced of Ford's innocence and tries to help him during the trial. But Ford's lawyer, hired by a family believing Ford
guilty, mismanages the entire case and, more than the flimsy circumstantial evidence, causes Ford to be convicted. He is given a minimum sentence, and while he's in prison Crawford works to prove him innocent, along with Crawford's daughter, Malone, who has fallen for the framed man. There are
some good twists and turns in this well-scripted and tautly directed wrong man story wherein F...