|Richard Rober||Ben Kellogg|
|Henry Morgan||Claude Packard|
|Maidie Norman||Mrs. Crawford|
|Ernest Anderson||Mr. Crawford|
When a little black girl goes missing, and rumors circulate that she was last seen with a white man, Claude Packard, Sheriff Ben Kellogg has his hands full trying to quell tensions between the black community, who fear Packard will be treated leniently, and the white reactionaries who worry he will be lynched.