About the film
kidnapping stranger well child
Release Date: September 24, 1951
|Slogan||:||«I have a wife and two kids ... a thing like this can ruin me !»|
|Production Companies||:||Harry Popkin Productions, Cardinal Pictures (II)|
|Producers||:||Clarence Greene, Leo C. Popkin|
|Writers||:||Russell Rouse, Clarence Greene|
In a racially mixed American town, a five-year-old black girl falls unnoticed into a hidden, forgotten well on her way to school. Having nothing better to go on, the police follow up a report that the child was seen with a white stranger, and rumors run wild. Before hapless, innocent Claude Packard is even found, popular hysteria has him tried and convicted. But is he guilty?