The Story on Page One
Release Date: January 1st, 1959
Not Yet Rated|2 hr. 3 min.
Jo Morris (Rita Hayworth) and her lover, Larry Ellis (Gig Young), are on trial for murder. After Jo's husband, Mike, discovered the pair together one night, there was a struggle over a gun; it ended with Mike being fatally shot. Jo and Larry say it was an accident. But with a vitriolic prosecutor (Sanford Meisner) going for the jugular, the pair's only chance at winning their freedom is determined defense attorney Victor Santini (Anthony Franciosa).
Director: Clifford Odets