Omnibus

American Trial by Jury

Season 6, Ep 4, Aired 11/17/57
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  • Episode Description
  • Omnibus devotes it's entire 90 minutes to "American Trial By Jury". Narrator Boston attorney Joseph N. Welch turns to a trial which focused attention on the plea of not guilty by reason of insanity. This was the 1934 Massachusetts murder case of the Millen brothers and Faber. Verbatim transcripts of the trial will be dramatized. Starring Chester Morris and Phil Coolidge. Joseph N. Welch comments on the trial of three Boston citizens charged with bank robbery and murder, as part of his continuing study of American trial by jury. Dramatic segments, taken from court records are included. Welch's comments are more to the point than they were a few weeks ago when he examined a theatre hold-up case.moreless

  • Cast & Crew
  • Alistair Cooke

    Himself - Host

  • William Duell

    Riordan

  • Joseph N. Welch

    Narrator

  • Chester Morris

  • Philip Coolidge

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  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Notes (1)

    • On November 24, 1957, The Seven Lively Arts aired a production called "The Revivalists".

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