Call Northside 777 (1948)
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|Based on a true incident in which a reporter tries to prove that an innocent man was convicted of murder.|
Editor's NoteIn this documentary-style drama based on a true story, a reporter tries to prove that a man in prison for murder has been wrongly convicted. A great performance by Stewart as the persistent journalist.
Cast & Crew
|Lee J. Cobb|
|Joseph MacDonald - Cinematographer|
|Alfred Newman - Composer|
|Jay Dratler - Screenwriter|
|Jerry Cady - Screenwriter|
|J. Watson Webb - Editor|
|Lyle Wheeler - Production Designer|
|Otto Lang - Producer|
|Mark-Lee Kirk - Production Designer|
|Henry Hathaway - Director|
Plot SummaryThe mother of Frank Wiecek, a prisoner convicted for killing a cop, offers $5000 for information leading his release of her son. She believes the jury erred and that Frank's innocent. Reporter McNeal, who's been assigned to write a human-interest story on Wiecek, telephones her to get the scoop. McNeal's relentless investigation uncovers new clues that ultimately proves Wiecek's innocence, and returns him to freedom after eleven years of imprisonment.