Stranger on the Third Floor | 1939
When upstart journalist Michael Ward testifies that he saw Joe Briggs at the scene of a murder, Briggs is jailed and sentenced to death. Later, Michael's conscience and troubling dreams get the better of him. He tells his girlfriend, Jane, that he isn't certain Briggs is guilty. They begin to investigate, but unfortunately, the couple soon makes the acquaintance of an ominous, enigmatic man who wants the case to stay closed.