Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Trial Scoffer

To prove executions may err
A ruse gets him queued for the chair
But the system he tricked
In a twist has him licked,
And the truth is it's moot why he's there.

Crusading newspaper publisher Sidney Blackmer suggests Dana Andrews frame himself for murder in Fritz Lang's Beyond a Reasonable Doubt (1956). It was the director's last American film.