Trial | 1955

Drama, Adaptation
A young Mexican boy is put on trial for murder, but the evidence points to his innocence. The real issue is one of racism and how the public demands his lynching, solely on the defendant's ethnicity.
Director: Mark Robson
Awards: 1 Golden Globe win. Another 1 nomination | full awards »

Cast

... David

Actor

... Abbe

Actor

... Barney

Actor

... District Attorney Armstrong

Actor

... Mrs Chavez

Actor

... Angel Chavez

Actor

... Judge Theodore Motley

Actor

... "Fats" Sanders

Actor

... Ralph Castillo

Actor

... Cap Grant

Actor

... Finn

Actor

... Gail Wiltse

Actor

Writers

Screenplay

Source Material (from novel)

Synopsis

A young Mexican boy is put on trial for murder, but the evidence points to his innocence. The real issue is one of racism and how the public demands his lynching, solely on the defendant's ethnicity.

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