When John Harris's daughter is badly injured in an boating accident, the hospital tells him that she will need an urgent blood transfusion. Due to his religious beliefs Harris refuses permission, and the child dies. When the inquest clears Harris of all blame, the doctor in charge of the case tries to get the police to press manslaughter charges against Harris.
Did he have the right to judge them?
Did You Know?
Lynn Taylor was the 8 year old daughter of a Cullercoats miner and later became a teacher in Whitley Bay. See more
The Harris's house looks over open ground but when the doctor drives Mrs Harris home from the hospital there's bungalows on the opposite side. See more