Colonel William Edwards of the U.S. Army (Richard Widmark) is assigned to investigate Major Harry Cargill (Richard Basehart), who's accused of treason while a POW during the Korean War. Although Cargill freely admits his guilt, his exemplary record leaves Edwards unconvinced. As his superiors pressure him to expedite a court martial, Edwards becomes determined to uncover the truth. Dolores Michaels, June Lockhart co-star in Karl Malden's sole directing effort. 96 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono.