Thursday, December 20, 2012

Alfred Hitchcock Presents - Season 3, episodes 1-19

These are previously posted episodes of third season of Alfred Hitchcock Presents show, that were deleted and now got re-uploaded. Several posts were merged into one bigger containing episodes 1-19, the rest of Season three will be posted soon. English subtitles included.

Episode 1 - The glass eye


Jessica Tandy ... Julia Lester
Tom Conway ... Max Collodi
Rosemary Harris ... Dorothy
William Shatner ... Jim Whitely

Description: hile cleaning out the apartment of his dead sister Julia, Jim Whitely comes across a strange glass eye and tells to his wife the story of how his sister acquired it. Julia had fallen in love with a famous ventriloquist named Max Collodi. She had been to all his performances and had sent letters requesting to meet him. One day, Max agreed to meet her. She arrived to his hotel room and found him sitting in darkness with his small dummy George. As they talked, Julia tried to touch Max. She screamed as his body fell to the floor and one of his glass eyes fell rolling on the carpet. George stood up and angrily asked her to leave. It was Max who was the dummy and George was the ventriloquist.

Episode 2 - Mail order prophet


E.G. Marshall ... Ronald J. Grimes
Jack Klugman ... George Benedict
Judson Pratt ... Postmaster
Barbara Townsend ... Secretary
Ken Christy ... Boss

Description: One day, Ronald Grimes receives a letter from a Mr. Christianai who says he can predict the future. The letter correctly predicts the outcome of an upcoming election. More letters follow and through gambling, Grimes acquires a large amount of money. A final letter from Christianai asks for a contribution. Grimes gives it quite willingly. Later Grimes finds out that Christiani was a fraud. He was really a con man who sent out thousands of letters half of them predicting one kind of outcome, and the other half predicting another. Grimes was luck: he got the right predictions time after time.

Episode 3 - The perfect crime


Vincent Price ... Charles Courtney
James Gregory ... John Gregory
Gavin Gordon ... Ernest West
Marianne Stewart ... Alice West

Description: An arrogant detective, Charles Courtney, prides himself on never having committed a single mistake in his long and distinguished career. He keeps a shelf of labeled mementos from each of his cases. On the shelf there is an open space and a blank tag for what Courtney calls "The Perfect Crime". One day a defense lawyer stuns Courtney when he confronts him with evidence that the detective helped convict an innocent man who has since been executed. Courtney kills the lawyer, bakes him in a pottery kiln, and places the vase in the open space on his shelf as a memento to his perfect crime.

Episode 4 - Heart of gold


Mildred Dunnock ... Martha Collins
Darryl Hickman ... Jackie Blake
Nehemiah Persoff ... Ralph Collins
Ed Binns ... Mr. Brown

Description: Jackie Blake is released from prison after serving time for a bank robbery. A friend from prison arranges for Jackie to stay with his mother. Jackie does this and is accepted into the convict's family. Gradually, his attitude toward life changes. He gets a job and is quite content. Later, he learns that the family's hospitality was merely a front and that they took him in only to find out where he hid the stolen money from his bank job.

Episode 5 - Silent witness


Don Taylor ... Prof. Donald Mason
Dolores Hart ... Claudia Powell
Patricia Hitchcock ... Nancy Mason
Harry Bellaver ... Police Sgt. Waggoner

Description: Donald Mason is a married professor who wants to end a romance with one of his students. He stops by while she is babysitting. He tries to end the relationship, but she threatens to expose him. He kills her and leaves a witness: the screaming baby she was watching. Later, Mason runs into the infant in a carriage on the street. At the sight of him the baby screams and cries. Haunted by the child's screams, Mason gives himself up. Later, however, he discovers that the baby has only been around women his entire life. It screams whenever any man comes near.

Episode 6 - Reward to finder


Jo Van Fleet ... Anna Kaminsky
Oskar Homolka ... Carl Kaminsky
Claude Akins ... Cop

Description: Carl Kaminsky finds a wallet containing a lot of money. He sees an ad in the paper asking for its return. His wife tells him to give the wallet back, but Carl lies to her and tells her he already did so. When she sees the ad again, she realizes he kept the cash for himself. She gives him a choice: either let her shop at an expensive store or she'll call the police. John opts for the former. When she goes on a buying spree, however, he realizes there is not enough to share. His wife comes to the same conclusion.

Episode 7 - Enough rope for two


Jean Hagen ... Madge Griffin
Steven Hill ... Joe Kedzie
Steve Brodie ... Maxie

Description: Joe Kedzie is released from prison after committing a robbery. Only Joe knows where the money is hidden: at the bottom of a mine shaft out in the desert. Maxie and Madge find Joe when he goes to retrieve the money. He agrees to cut them in. Maxie gets greedy and Joe shoots him. Unfortunately, he also puts a hole in their only canteen. Joe lowers himself down the mineshaft with a rope to retrieve the money. He ties the money to the rope and sends it up. When he tries to climb out, Madge cuts the rope and he falls and breaks his leg. Madge tries to get away, but discovers that Joe has the keys to the truck.

Episode 8 - Last request


Harry Guardino ... Gerald 'Gerry' Daniels
Cara Williams ... Mona Carstairs
Hugh Marlowe ... District Attorney Bernard Butler
Karin Booth ... Sheila Raymond

Description: Gerald Daniels is granted a last request on the eve of his execution. He asks for a typewriter. He writes a letter to a newspaper that recounts his criminal career. In the letter he explains how he once murdered a waitress who was trying to blackmail him, how the D.A. convicted her ex-husband of the crime, and how the man had been executed. He writes that he, now, is in the same position: he is going to be executed for a crime he did not commit. Before his death, he wants to testify that the D.A. is not only a sloppy prosecutor, but also a murderer.

Episode 9 - The young one


Carol Lynley ... Janice
Vince Edwards ... Tex
Stephen Joyce ... Stan
Jeanette Nolan ... Aunt Mae
Rusty Lane ... Sheriff Matt

Description: Janice is a beautiful 17 year old who longs to be free from the influence of her guardian Aunt May. She also wants to get out of the small town she's in. She asks her boyfriend Stan to marry her so that they can run away. Since he doesn't have a job, he keeps putting of the marriage. Janice do something herself. She meets a man named Tex and lures him home for a drink. When she hears a car outside she starts fighting with Tex. She rips her clothes and knocks over furniture. A policeman who sees Janice with Tex enters the house. Upon entering the house, he discovers Aunt May's body. Janice tells the policeman that Tex killed her. The policeman accepts the girl's story. Then, however, Stan arrives. Having gotten a job he had come by the house to take Janice away. He found Aunt May's body lying in the spot where Janice left it after pushing her down the stairs.

Episode 10 - The diplomatic corpse


Peter Lorre ... Tomas Salgado
George Peppard ... Evan Wallace
Mary Scott ... Janet Wallace
Isobel Elsom ... Mrs. Tait, Janet's Aunt
John Verros ... Police Chief Miguel Herrera

Description: Evan Wallace and his wife Janet take Janet's wealthy mother on an sightseeing trip to Mexico. Janet's Mother suddenly dies in the back seat of their car. They cover the body and stop at a café for a soothing drink. When they return, they discover that the car has been stolen. Since they need the body to claim their inheritance, they hire a detective. The detective eventually finds the body at a funeral home. He says he will ship the body to Los Angeles for a small "fee". The Wallac'es agree and pay him. Upon arriving in Los Angeles, a doctor pronounces the body dead but he notes that the body is not that of a woman, but an old Mexican Man.

Episode 11 - The deadly


Phyllis Thaxter ... Margot Brenner
Lee Philips ... Jack Staley
Craig Stevens ... Lewis Brenner
Frank Gerstle ... Police Sgt. Thompson

Description: A plumber is blackmailing several suburban housewives. When he confronts his latest victim, Margot Brenner, he runs into a dead end. She catches onto his scam and uses his own method to bring him to down.

Episode 12 - Miss Paisley`s cat


Dorothy Stickney ... Emma Paisley
Raymond Bailey ... Inspector Graun
Harry Tyler ... Bob Jenkins
Fred Graham ... Rinditch

Description: Miss Paisley adopts a stray cat. She names him Stanley. Stanley sneaks into the room of the violent tempered Mr. Rinditch. He tells Miss Paisley to keep the cat out of his room, but she fails. The cat sneaks into his apartment and Rinditch kills it. When Miss Paisley finds out, she grabs a knife to kill Rinditch, but she has second thoughts. She sits down and falls asleep. In the morning she wakes up wearing different clothes. The knife is also missing. She discovers that Rinditch has been stabbed to death and that a janitor has been charged with the crime. She is convinced she is the murderer but the police don't believe her. The janitor is later convicted and executed. Miss Paisley then discovers Stanley's collar. She remembers the murder. She did kill Rinditch and threw her bloodstained clothes and knife into a river. She now does the same thing with Stanley's collar so that no one can trace the crime to her.

Episode 13 - Night of the execution


Pat Hingle ... Warren Selvy
Georgann Johnson ... Doreen Selvy
Russell Collins ... Ed Barnes
Harry Jackson ... Hank Vance
Vinton Haworth ... Sidney

Description: D.A. Warren Selvy learns that he's on bad political ground because of his low conviction rate. He decides to vigorously prosecute a man named Rodman. He wins the murder case and Rodman is sentenced to die. After the sentence, however, Selvey meets a man named Barnes who claims to have committed the crimes. Selvey is now being considered a candidate for Congress. Fearing the repercussions of having convicted an innocent man, Selvey frightens Barnes into silence. The night Rodman is to be executed, Barnes shows up and urges Selvey to call the governor. Selvey refuses and in an ensuing struggle Barnes is killed. Selvey's political ambitions are ruined. Days later Selvey learns that Barnes was a fake. He was a crazy retired judge who would study the evidence of a case and then confess to the crime.

Episode 14 - The percentage


Alex Nicol ... Eddie Slovak
Nita Talbot ... Louise Williams
Don Keefer ... Pete Williams
Carole Mathews ... Faye Slovak
Walter Woolf King ... Mob Boss

Description: Eddie Slovak meets an old Army buddy named Pete who once saved his life. He intends to repay his friend. He offers him money for a business, but Peter refuses. Eddie tries to talk to Pete's wife Louise. Louise falls for Eddie and the two become romantically involved. Eddie eventually kills her. Later he explains to Pete that he did him a favor since she was cheating on him. Pete calls the police and Eddie is arrested. Pete goes to see Eddie's girlfriend and explains that their plan worked. Louise is dead and Eddie is out of the way. Now, the two of them can be together.

Episode 15 - Together


Joseph Cotten ... Tony Gould
Christine White ... Shelley
Sam Buffington ... Charlie
Gordon Wynn ... Mr. Courtney

Description: At an officer Christmas party Shelley calls Tony and tells him he must get a divorce and marry her. She threatens to tell his wife about her if he doesn't. After the party, Tony comes to Shelley's office. When she threatens him again, he stabs her. He tries to leave the office but discovers that the door is locked. He finds the keys but uses the wrong one and jams the door. He tries other ways, but they all fail. Eventually he hears some carolers outside on the streets below. He writes a note and using the keys to weigh it down, he drops it out a window. The keys prove too heavy and the note sinks into the snow.

Episode 16 - Sylvia


Ann Todd ... Sylvia Leeds Kent
John McIntire ... John Leeds
Phillip Reed ... Peter Kent
Raymond Bailey ... Doctor Jason
Edit Angold ... Bertha

Description: Sylvia is a young woman who is contemplating suicide. Her ex-husband Peter married her for money. When her father discovered this, he forced him to divorce her. Sylvia is in touch with Peter and wants him back. Peter calls her father and tells him that he will stay out of her life for a price. Sylvia's father tells her about his blackmail scheme. She tells him that she bought a gun to use on Peter if they did not get back together. She goes to her room alone and his followed by her father who fears she might kill herself. When he comes in, she shoots him saying that he never let her live her own life.

Episode 17 - The motive


Skip Homeier ... Tommy Greer
William Redfield ... Richard
Carl Betz ... Jerome Stanton

Description: Tommy Greer is a crime buff who decides to commit a motiveless murder in order to confuse the police. He selects his victim from a phone book at random. He tracks him down and kills him but his "perfect crime" is unraveled by modern crime-fighting techniques.

Episode 18 - Miss Bracegirdle does her duty


Mildred Natwick ... Millicent Bracegirdle
Gavin Muir ... Dean Septimus Bracegirdle
Tita Purdom ... Maude
Vera Denham ... Mrs. Crump

Description: Millicent Bracegirdle is a sheltered old woman who decides to go to Paris. Her visit does not turn out well when she accidentally enters the wrong hotel room and gets locked inside with a notorious murderer.

Episode 19 - The equalizer


Leif Erickson ... Wayne Phillips
Martin Balsam ... Eldon Marsh
Norma Crane ... Louise Marsh
Dudley Manlove ... Harris

Description: Eldon Marsh is a physically weak man whose wife is stolen by a much larger man, named Wayne Phillips. He sets about a revenge that results in a rooftop confrontation with Wayne. The match seems uneven, but Eldon has an equalizer: a gun.

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didou said...

Thanks so much for these new Hitcock's episodes.

norberto antonio fernandez said...

MuchĂ­simas gracias por su excelente tarea

Anonymous said...

Thank you so much