Thursday, December 20, 2012

Alfred Hitchcock Presents – Season 2, episodes 20-39

Here comes another repost of second season of Alfred Hitchcock Presents show, several posts were merged into one bigger containing all remaining episodes (20-39). English subtitles included.

Episode 20 - Malice domestic


Ralph Meeker ... Carl Borden
Phyllis Thaxter ... Annette Borden
Ralph Clanton ... Perry
Vinton Haworth ... Dr. Ralph Wingate
Lili Kardell ... Lorna Jenkins

Description: After Carl Borden sees a doctor, he discovers traces of arsenic in his body. Carl begins to suspects his wife Annette. After Annette drinks a cup of coffee and dies, the doctor informs Carl that she too has arsenic in her system. She must have poisoned herself by mistake. Later, Carl goes to San Francisco with his girlfriend. He reveals to her how close he came to dying while preparing for his wife's murder.

Episode 21 - Number twenty-two


Russell Collins ... Skinner #21
Rip Torn ... Steve Morgan #22
Ray Teal ... Chief of Detectives

Description: Steve Morgan robs a candy store. He punches the owner in the process. He is soon arrested and is surprised by all the attention he is getting for such a minor crime. He is later shocked to discover that the candy store owner died and that he is not being held for petty theft, but for murder.

Episode 22 - The end of Indian summer


Steve Forrest ... Joe Rogers
Gladys Cooper ... Marguerite Gillispie
James Gleason ... Howard Fieldstone
Kathleen Maguire ... Mrs. Rogers
Philip Coolidge ... Henderson

Description: Joe Rogers goes undercover in order to expose a murderer named Mrs. Gillespie. He believes that she has been killing her husbands for insurance money. He discovers that Mrs. Gillespie has a fiancé and plans to marry again. He also discovers that she has taken out a large insurance policy on him. Later, Mrs. Gillespie runs off on another honeymoon. Joe meets another man who happens to be investigating Mrs. Gillespie's fiancé. Apparantly, he has had four previous wives, each of whom died under mysterious circumstances.

Episode 23 - One for the road


John Baragrey ... Charles Hendricks
Georgann Johnson ... Beryl Abbott
Louise Platt ... Marsha Hendricks
Mickey Kuhn ... Ellerbee

Description: Marcia Hendrix finds out that her husband Charles has been cheating on her with a woman named Beryl Abbott. She tries to poison Beryl by putting poison in her sugar bowl. When she goes home she discovers that her husband has gone to Beryl. Not wanting to kill him, she goes to Beryl and tells her of the poison. Beryl says that Charles has already taken the poison. Marcia leaves to find Charles and get him to a doctor. Charles comes in from another room. Not knowing the murder plot but knowing that his wife knows about Beryl, Charles decides to end the affair. Before leaving Beryl asks him to have some coffee for the road, knowing that Charles always takes two spoons of sugar in his coffee. He accepts her "hospitality" and helps himself to some sugar.

Episode 24 - The cream of the jest


Claude Rains ... Charles Gresham
James Gregory ... Wayne Campbell
Paul Picerni ... Mick
Joan Banks ... Lee
Johnny Silver ... Jerry the Bartender

Description: Charles Gresham is an unemployed actor in need of money. He learns that a producer, Wayne Campbell, is involved in a new play. When Campbell does not give him a part, Gresham blackmails him. Campbell gives him money and even a part in the play as a blackmailer. In order to get the part, Campbell tells Gresham that he must audition for an important backer named Nick Roper. Gresham goes to Roper and delivers his lines. He is shot dead. Roper was a gangster who had nothing to do with the play and thought Gresham was trying to blackmail him.

Episodes 25,26,27 - I killed the Count: Parts 1,2,3


John Williams ... Inspector Davidson
Rosemary Harris ... Countess Helen Martoni
Alan Napier ... Lord Sorrington
Charles Cooper ... Bernard K. Froy
Melville Cooper ... Mullet
Charles Davis ... Raines
Patricia Hitchcock ... Polly Stephens
Anthony Dawson ... Count Mattoni
Roxanne Arlen ... Miss LaLune
George Pelling ... Clifton
Arthur Gould-Porter ... Mr. Moen
Jered Barclay ... Johnson

Description: Count Mattoni is brutally murdered and Scotland Yard Inspector Davidson must wade through a myriad of suspects. He discovers that each not only appears guilty, but also that many readily admit to having committed the crime. Eventually, inspector discovers who killed Count Mattoni, but due to a legal loophole, the killer cannot be tried.

Episode 28 - One more mile to go


David Wayne ... Sam Jacoby
Steve Brodie ... Motorcycle Cop
Louise Larabee ... Mrs. Jacoby, the Wife
Norman Leavitt ... Ed, the Gas Station Attendant

Description: Sam Jacoby accidentally kills his nagging wife. He decides to get rid of the body by dumping it in a lake. He puts the body in the trunk of his car and takes off. A motorcycle policeman repeatedly stops him for a burned out tail light. Eventually, the policeman tells him to follow him to the station where a police mechanic will open the trunk and change the bulb.

Episode 29 - Vicious circle


Dick York ... Manny Coe
Kathleen Maguire ... Betty
George Macready ... Mr. Vincent Williams
Kathleen Hughes ... Ann Nash
Russell Johnson ... Turk

Description: Manny Cole is a hit-man for Mr. Williams. He kills a man for messing up a jewel robbery. When she finds out about the murder, Manny's girlfriend accuses him of murder. She threatens to go to the police. Mr. Williams orders her killed. Manny tries to do this, but she is later accidentally killed. Manny is rewarded by Mr. Williams. He becomes his right hand man, until he is killed by another hit-man sent to Mr. Williams.

Episode 30 - The three dreams of Mr. Findlater


John Williams ... Ernest Findlater
Barbara Baxley ... Lalage
Isobel Elsom ... Minnie Findlater
Walter Kingsford ... Dr. Manley

Description: Ernest Findlater dreams about a South Sea island and a girl he meets there named Lalage. Lalage develops a scheme to help Findlater kill his real life wife. On the night of the planned murder, Findlater discovers that his wife is already dead. She died of natural causes.

Episode 31 - The night the world ended


Russell Collins ... Johnny
Harold J. Stone ... Mr. Halloran
Edith Barrett ... Felicia Green
Robert Ross ... Ned

Description: Halloran plays a practical joke on a man named Johnny. He shows him a fake newspaper with a headline reading "World to End Tonight --- 11:45 P.M." Johnny believes the headline and decides to live it up. He gets into trouble and shoots someone. A few minutes before 11:45 he sees the real headline and realizes that he has been tricked. Johnny finds Halloran and shoots him. The reporter dies at 11:45.

Episode 32 - The hands of Mr. Ottermole


Theodore Bikel ... Mr. Ottermole
Rhys Williams ... Mr. Summers
Torin Thatcher ... Constable Johnson
Charles Davis ... Reporter
John Trayne ... Policeman Peterson

Description: A murderer has been strangling people in the London fog. A reporter manages to continually make it to the crime scene before the police. Later, the annoying reporter discovers that the strangler is a policeman. He finds out too late and is killed by the policeman because "Ideas came into his hands".

Episode 33 - A man greatly beloved


Cedric Hardwicke ... John Anderson
Evelyn Rudie ... Hildegard Fell
Hugh Marlowe ... Rev. Richard Fell
Robert Culp ... Clarence
Rebecca Welles ... Mrs. Fell

Description: John Anderson is believed to be a famous judge from Boston who is now retired. Townspeople come to trust him greatly. When he dies, everyone in the town feels the loss. Later it is discovered that Anderson's real name is John Louton. He was really a convicted strangler who the real Judge Anderson had sentenced years before.

Episode 34 - Martha Mason, movie star


Judith Evelyn ... Mabel McKay
Robert Emhardt ... Henry McKay
Vinton Haworth ... Mr. Abernathy
Rusty Lane ... Police Detective
Karen Norris ... Cora

Description: Plain, dull, middle-aged Mabe McKay deludes herself into believing that she bears a striking resemblance to glamorous movie star Martha Mason. The indolent Mabel suddenly conks her solid, devoted husband with a hammer, and buries him in their garden which he tended with care. Mabel covers up the murder, but will people believe the note she fakes that her equally dull husband felt he was totally unworthy of her magnificence, so he impulsively ran off with a lesser woman?

Episode 35 - The West Warlock time capsule


Henry Jones ... George Tiffany
Mildred Dunnock ... Louise Tiffany
Sam Buffington ... Waldren
Bobby Clark ... Charles

Description: George Tiffant is hired to stuff Napoleon, a town's animal mascot. Napoleon is to be put on display in a glass case in the town square next to a time capsule, to be opened in 100 years. George's brother Waldron visits and is so demanding that George kills him. George places the body in the time capsule.

Episode 36 - Father and son


Edmund Gwenn ... Joe Saunders
Charles Davis ... Sam Saunders
Frederick Worlock ... Gus Harrison
Pamela Light ... Mae
George Pelling ... Mr. Schiller

Description: In 1912, Sam Saunders is an ungrateful son who constantly demands help from his father Joe, a London pawnshop owner. One day, Gus Harrison asks Joe for help since he is wanted by the police for a crime he didn't commit. Joe helps Gus, but when Sam finds out he decides to turn him in for the reward money. Mae, Sam's girlfriend, finds out and tells Joe who helps Gus escape. The police fail to get their man, but Sam still demands the reward. The police reluctantly give it to him. As he leaves, he trips. His selfless father immediately runs to his aid.

Episode 37 - The indestructible Mr. Weems


Robert Middleton ... Cato Stone
Joe Mantell ... Harry Brown
Russell Collins ... Clarence Weems
Don Keefer ... Mr. Brodheit
Harry Bellaver ... Bronsky

Description: Mr. Weems is supposedly near death. Some of his lodge brothers have invested in a cemetery and are in needs of customers. They make a bargain with Weems. They will pay Weems fifty dollars a week for the rest of his, presumably, short life if he agrees to buy the first plot. They hope that others following Mr. Weems's lead will also buy plots. Unfortunately, the men discover that Weems is a bit more resilient than any of them thought.

Episode 38 - A little sleep


Barbara Cook ... Barbie Hallem
Vic Morrow ... Benny Mungo
Jack Mullaney ... Diner Customer
Robert Karnes ... Ed Mungo
John Carlyle ... Chris Kymer

Description: Barbie Hallem drives up to her uncle's cabin. She stops at Ed Mungo's café. She learns that Ed's brother, Bennie, is wanted by the police for having murdered his girlfriend. When she gets to the cabin, she finds Bennie hiding there. Bennie tells her that Ed is the murderer. Ed arrives later, but is killed by Bennie in a struggle. Barbie and Bennie drive off. Barbie confesses that she had gone to the cabin to get away from her boring boyfriend. Bennies says his girlfriend felt the same way about him and that's why he killed her. He then moves to strangle Barbie.

Episode 39 - The dangerous people


Albert Salmi ... Jones
Robert H. Harris ... Bellefontaine
Ken Clark ... Policeman
Harry Tyler ... Ticket Agent

Description: Mr. Jones and Mr. Bellefontaine waits for a train at a train station. Both of them have heard that a dangerous lunatic has escaped from a local asylum and each suspects the other of being the lunatic in disguise. They grow more paranoid and worried. A policeman arrives and both try to convince him that the other is the lunatic. The policeman says that the madman has just killed a policeman and has stolen his uniform. Jones and Bellefontaine realize the policeman is really the lunatic in. They subdue him and get the real police.

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Gustavo Ribeiro said...

Thank you for re-uploading the torrents. I'm seeding all seasons now, except this one which, strangely, have no seeders and got me stuck at 18.7%.

Just me :) said...

All Hitchcock Presents torrents are seeded all the time, but for some reasons this one have only been seeded to ratio 4.5 from seedbox when other have ratio of 40 and bigger, I just rechecked and rehashed the files, so please try again

Guga said...

It worked. Thank you very much. I'm seeding the complete seasons 1 to 5 now. And waiting for seasons 6 and 7. :-)