The True Story of Lynn Stuart Poster

Release Date: 1958

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 18 min

Plot Summary
Following the narcotics-related death of her nephew, housewife and mother Phyllis Carter (Betsy Palmer) volunteers to work undercover for the police department to help apprehend drug runners. Though her offer is initially refused, Phyllis is eventually given the alias of Lynn Stuart, and assigned to insinuate herself into the life of criminal Willie Down (Jack Lord). Becoming involved with Willie, Phyllis immerses herself further into her assumed identity and away from her domestic life.

Cast: Betsy Palmer, Jack Lord, Barry Atwater

Director: Lewis Seiler

Genres: Docudrama

Keywords: Husband, Wife, Family, Police officer, Son, Emotional, 1950s, Transformation, Tense, Sacrifice