Cast & Crew
Newspaper reporter Will Campbell gets himself arrested and imprisoned so he can interview inmates and collect material for his theory that most victims of capital punishment are actually innocent and are wrongfully condemned to death. After Will is paroled he gets a job in a bank and thwarts an attempted robbery. A detective is shot, and Will, picking up the gun, pursues the murderer. Police arrest Will; he is tried, convicted, and sentenced to be hanged. Will's innocence is discovered too late. He is executed and declared legally dead, but a doctor using adrenaline restores his life.