Leslie Crosby — rubber planter's wife shoots a friend of the family of David Newell. Later on the investigator's questions she said that the victim tried to attack her and she killed him in self-defence. Robert Crosby, a devoted and loving husband, believes her every word and asks Howard Joyce, a respected lawyer, to protect his wife. Joyce learns from the Secretary that Mrs. Hammond, widow of Newell, has in his possession a letter written by Leslie Newell. In it, she asks Leslie to come to her plantation on the day of the murder. When this information to the lawyer says Leslie, she coolly admits that he killed Nutella, and that he was her lover. I took pity on the woman, the defender agrees to buy back the compromising letter in 10 thousand dollars. Soon the husband discovers that all his savings was spent on the purchase of the letter and demands that he announced its contents. Leslie confessed, and Robert forgives her, but she was unable to forgive her husband's death...
- Country: US
- Language: English
- Revenue: Cumulative Worldwide $16,455