Town on Trial Poster

Release Date: 1957

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 36 min

Plot Summary
When the beautiful and scandalous Molly Stevens (Magda Miller) is found strangled to death near the British village of Oakley Park, Scotland Yard superintendent Mike Halloran (John Mills) is brought in to investigate the murder. Hostile to outsiders sticking their noses into their business, the townspeople react coldly to Halloran's questioning. The dogged policeman soon uncovers a series of lies and deceptions centered on the town's upper-crust social club, which could ruin many reputations.

Cast: John Mills, Charles Coburn, Barbara Bates, Magda Miller

Director: John Guillermin

Genres: Thriller

Keywords: Mystery, Suspenseful, 1950s, Investigation, England, Small town, Murder, Wife