A lightweight but socially relevant prison drama that depicts, in an episodic manner, the relationships between six convicts and a newly instated prison psychologist. Beal plays the mind-probing newcomer whose presence is met with some opposition by the prison population. Eventually one of
the convicts, safecracker Mitchell, pays a visit to Beal. Before long five more convicts are frequenting Beal's office: Roland, a crook with more brains than the rest of the men; Morgan, a callous killer with a burning desire to escape; Kjellin, a diehard romantic who only wants to be with his
wife; Thompson, a hard-drinking baseball player wrongly imprisoned after taking the rap...