William is a dedicated district attorney, immersed in his work, convinced that those who kill--no matter what the circumstances--should be executed. He employs the very latest scientific techniques, including sound recording apparatus, to covertly obtain confessions from those he
prosecutes. During the course of one of his cases (involving Morgan, a professor who, in a paroxysm of jealousy, murdered his wife) William experiences a sense of foreboding. In his rare moments at home with his neglected wife, Patrick, deja vu
occurs; William has heard his own life, and
Patrick's, recounted in the courtroom. Lundigan is the young man on whom the lonely Patrick has ...