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Starring the Defense

Miles Crawford is a former actor turned lawyer. He gets an oppotunity to practice both professions when his son Tod is arrested an put on trial for murder. Tod is guilty but Miles makes an impassioned summation that manages to sway both the judge and the jury. Unfortunately, the prosecutor is a movie fan and he points out that Miles's summation was lifted word for word from a old movie in which Crawford played a defense attorney in charge of a case very similar to the one he is in charge of now.

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  • Originally Aired November 15, 1963
  • Runtime 45 minutes
  • Network NBC
  • On Other Sites IMDB
  • Created March 12, 2018 by
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Name Type Role
Henry Slesar Writer
Charles Fredericks Guest Star
Buster West Guest Star
Jean Hale Guest Star
John Zaremba Guest Star
Richard Basehart Guest Star
Nolan Leary Guest Star
Teno Pollick Guest Star
Selmer Jackson Guest Star
Russell Collins Guest Star
Christopher Connelly Guest Star
Diane Mountford Guest Star
Rockne Tarkington Guest Star
Vince Williams Guest Star
S. John Launer Guest Star
Joseph Pevney Director