The 20th Century-Fox Hour

Season 2 Episode 9

False Witness

Aired Wednesday 10:00 PM Jan 23, 1957 on CBS



  • Trivia

  • Quotes

    • (Narration at the end of the episode)
      Narrator: Leo Vardosch walked into the outside world almost exactly 11 years after he had been convicted. On his back he wore a new suit, in his pants pocket was a ten dollar bill almost a dollar a year for time served.
      Sometime later Anton Budenieff was also pardoned and so because of a mother's faith and one reporter's refusal to admit defeat another small battle was won on behalf of Human Decency.

  • Notes

    • TV Adaptation of the 1948 film "Call Northside 777", which starred James Stewart, Richard Conte, and Lee J. Cobb.

      Arthur Farlee is a detective in the Pasadena, California Police Department, and plays himself in the drama.

  • Allusions