For all his prestige in the academic community, Professor Andrew Patterson (Glenn Ford) knows he owes his success to the generations-old secret society that he pledged his fealty to as a student. Now, when the cabal calls in its chip and demands that he help disgrace a rising colleague, the guilt-plagued scholar is faced with shattering choices. Effective made-for-TV suspenser also stars Rosemary Forsyth, Dean Jagger, Maurice Evans, William Conrad, Will Geer. 97 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono.