The defense and the prosecution have rested and the jury is filing into the jury room to decide if a young Spanish-American is guilty or innocent of murdering his father. What begins as an open and shut case soon becomes a mini-drama of each of the jurors' prejudices and preconceptions about the trial, the accused, and each other.
- genus: Drama
- Studio: United Artists, Orion-Nova Productions
- keyword: judge, jurors, sultriness, death penalty, father murder, puerto rico, anonymity, court case, heat, class, innocence, court, based on play or musical, black and white, courtroom, courtroom drama, one location
- cast: Martin Balsam, John Fiedler, Lee J. Cobb, E.G. Marshall, Jack Klugman, Edward Binns