Synopsis by Hal Erickson
Murder in Movieland was the first episode in the Hawkins TV series of 1973-74. Jimmy Stewart stars as Billy Jim Hawkins, a country lawyer who plays detective. Hawkins arrives in Hollywood to defend the husband of a movie star on a murder charge. The suspect has confessed--to clubbing another man to death, but not to the crime at hand. Sheree North and Cameron Mitchell guest in this 90-minute mystery, originally seen on October 2, 1973.
defense-attorney, Hollywood, husband, movie-star, murder-trial