Friday, October 5, 2012

Alfred Hitchcock Presents - Season 1, episodes 21-39

Here comes another repost of first season of Alfred Hitchcock Presents show, several posts were merged into one bigger containing all remaining episodes (21-39). English subtitles included.

Episode 21 - Safe conduct


Claire Trevor ... Mary Prescott
Jacques Bergerac ... Jan Gubak
Werner Klemperer ... Professor / Captain Greisham
Peter van Eyck ... Officer
John Banner ... Train Conductor
Konstantin Shayne ... Customs Officer

Description: American journalist Mary Prescott is returning from a trip to a Communist state behind the Iron Curtain, traveling with a letter of safe conduct from that nation's President. Riding on the same train is Jan Gubak, captain of the country's soccer team and a national hero. Gubak visits the journalist in her compartment, asks her to dinner, and later persuades her to take a watch across the border for him, telling her that he plans to sell it to pay for an operation for his sister. She is then shocked when, at the border, Gubak himself reports her as a smuggler. She undergoes interrogation, while trying to determine whether there is anyone she can trust.

Episode 22 - Place of shadows


Everett Sloane ... Father Vincente
Sean McClory ... Brother Jared
Mark Damon ... Ray Clements
Claude Akins ... Cop
Joe Downing ... Floyd Unser

Description: A young man is picked up at a train station, taken to a nearby monastery, and met by Father Vincente, who is in charge of the monastery. The visitor introduces himself as Mr. Unser, and asks to see a friend named Rocco who is temporarily being cared for by the monks. But the priest realizes that the visitor is not Unser, but rather Clements, who blames Rocco for robbing him and ruining his life. Knowing that Clements has come for revenge, the priest returns the money that Rocco stole from him, but refuses to let him see Rocco. The priest urges Clements to forgive Rocco, but the young man remains consumed by hatred and anger, and persists in his efforts to gain revenge.

Episode 23 - Back for Christmas


John Williams ... Herbert Carpenter
Isobel Elsom ... Hermione Carpenter
Arthur Gould-Porter ... Major Sinclair
Lillian Kemble-Cooper ... Mrs. Sinclair
Gavin Muir ... Mr. Wallingford
Katherine Warren ... Mrs. Freda Wallingford

Description: Herbert is digging in his basement when his wife Hermione calls him upstairs to eat. She thinks he is making a wine cellar, but he is really planning to kill her and bury her in the basement. At lunch, Hermione goes over all the arrangements she has made for a business trip to California that they are about to take together. Several friends then come over to visit, and after they leave, Herbert looks for the opportunity to put his plan into practice.

Episode 24 - The perfect murder


Hurd Hatfield ... Paul Tallendier
Mildred Natwick ... Aunt Rosalie
Philip Coolidge ... Henri Tallendier
Gladys Hurlbut ... Ernestine
Walter Kingsford ... Pierre

Description: Henri and his brother Paul attend the reading of their uncle's will, and learn that their Aunt Rosalie inherits everything, but that after her death the two nephews are to share the income from the estate. The excitement of the two brothers is tempered by their present lack of resources. Rosalie has little regard for either of her nephews, and she determines to outlive them both. Paul decides to win over his aunt, and he soon moves in with her. The two brothers then look for a way to kill her without arousing suspicion.

Episode 25 - There was an old woman


Estelle Winwood ... Monica Laughton
Charles Bronson ... Frank Bramwell
Norma Crane ... Lorna Bramwell
Dabbs Greer ... Milkman
Emerson Treacy ... Deli Manager

Description: Elderly Monica Laughton greets the milkman, and tells him that another relative of hers has passed away. The milkman then stops at a cafeteria, where he discusses Miss Laughton's wealth and eccentricity with the man at the counter. The conversation is overheard by Frank Bramwell, who then plans to visit Miss Laughton with his wife, so that they can rob her. When they reach her home, they are shown into an empty parlor, where she introduces them to a number of imaginary relatives, and shows them an open, empty coffin. Fearing that she is insane, Lorna Bramwell wants to leave, but Frank sees the situation as an even better opportunity than he'd hoped for - and he is not above using force to get what he wants.

Episode 26 - Whodunit


John Williams ... Alexander Penn Arlington
Amanda Blake ... Carol Arlington
Jerry Paris ... Wally Benson
Philip Coolidge ... Talbot
Alan Napier ... Wilfred

Description: Recently deceased mystery writer Alexander Arlington appears before the recording angel in heaven. All goes well until he learns that his death was a murder, rather than a heart attack, as he had imagined. He receives permission from the angel to live his last day over again, so that he can find out who killed him. Back in his home, he relives a bitter fight with his assistant, and is certain that the assistant is the murderer. But when his nephew makes some threatening statements, and then he catches a glimpse of his wife warmly kissing a male friend, he starts to realize that almost everyone he knows has a motive for killing him.

Episode 27 - Help wanted


John Qualen ... Mr. Crabtree
Lorne Greene ... Mr. X
Madge Kennedy ... Laura Crabtree
Ruth Swanson ... Mrs. Brown
John Harmon ... Police Officer
Malcolm Atterbury ... The blackmailer
Parley Baer ... Police Detective Gryar
Paul Brinegar ... Donations Collector

Description: Mrs. Crabtree's health is poor, and Mr. Crabtree is out of work, having been let go from his job because his personnel manager thought he had become too old for the work. He receives a call from an employer to whom he had written, and the employer sends his secretary to discuss the job with Crabtree. He begins working in a private office, reviewing financial information and writing reports, but he is baffled by his employer's secretive nature. Then one day he arrives at the office to find his employer waiting for him, with a most unexpected assignment.

Episode 28 - Portrait of Jocelyn


Philip Abbott ... Mark Halliday
Nancy Gates ... Debbie Halliday
John Baragrey ... Arthur Clymer
Raymond Bailey ... Jeff Harrison
Olan Soule ... Art Dealer

Description: Mark Halliday takes his wife to an art gallery, to show her a painting he has purchased for their first anniversary. But instead of the painting he had seen, he is given a portrait of his first wife Jocelyn, who disappeared five years ago. Both he and his new wife are shocked and upset, so Halliday shows the portrait to Jocelyn's brother, who locates the artist for him. When Halliday goes in search of the artist, he encounters further coincidences and confusing developments, suggesting that Jocelyn is living very close by.

Episode 29 - The orderly world of Mr. Appleby


Robert H. Harris ... Laurence Appleby
Meg Mundy ... Martha Sturgis
Louise Larabee ... Lena, the First Wife
Michael Ansara ... Businessman Mr. Desar

Description: Mr. Appleby's antique shop is losing money, because he is so fond of the best items that he refuses to sell them to anyone. A representative from a supplier visits the shop, and tells Appleby that he must pay his bill within two weeks, or else the supplier will reclaim his inventory. Appleby's wife has a moderate endowment, but she will not help him, so he kills her and makes it look like an accident. He gets away with it, and marries a wealthy woman whom he had met in the shop. But he soon learns that she knows all about him, and has made careful arrangements to protect herself.

Episode 30 - Never again


Phyllis Thaxter ... Karen Stewart
Louise Allbritton ... Renee
Warren Stevens ... Jeff Simmons
Jack Mullaney ... Marlow
Joan Banks ... Margaret

Description: Karen wakes up in an unfamiliar bed, with a hangover that's even worse than usual. She knows that by getting drunk again she has once more broken her promise to her boyfriend Jeff. Then she realizes that her hand is bandaged and badly injured, and she struggles to remember what happened the night before. She had gone to a party with Jeff, but she felt uncomfortable and lonely, and had started to drink. She tries to piece together the rest of the night, but all she can remember is being angry and drunk.

Episode 31 - The gentleman from America


Biff McGuire ... Howard Latimer
Ralph Clanton ... Sir Stephen Hurstwood
John D. Irving ... Derek
Eric Snowden ... Hanson

Description: In 1940, a rich American named Latimer is visiting a club in England. Sir Stephen, a gambler deep in debt, befriends Latimer in the hope of winning some money from him. With the help of his friend Derek, Sir Stephen tells Latimer about a ghost that supposedly haunts a manor home that Sir Stephen owns. The ghost is supposed to appear and threaten anyone who tries to spend the night in a certain room of the house. Latimer agrees to bet 1000 pounds that he can make it through the night, and they agree on the terms. Latimer suspects that the two Englishmen plan some sort of trick, and he prepares himself accordingly.

Episode 32 - The baby sitter


Thelma Ritter ... Lottie Slocum
Mary Wickes ... Blanche Armstaedter
Carole Mathews ... Clara Nash
Theodore Newton ... Mr. Nash
Rebecca Welles ... Janie

Description: A detective questions baby-sitter Lottie Slocum about the murder of Clara Nash, for whom Lottie had been working. Lottie exasperates the detective by her aimless chatter and her undisguised excitement. After the detective leaves, she tells a friend about the night of the murder. Lottie disliked Clara, who was separated from her husband and was seeing another man. Lottie is so vocal in her disapproval of Clara, and in her affection for Mr. Nash, that her friend wonders whether Lottie was somehow involved. Later, Lottie is threatened by the dead woman's boyfriend. She herself hopes that the situation will give her an opportunity to get closer to Mr. Nash.

Episode 33 - The belfry


Jack Mullaney ... Clint Ringle
Patricia Hitchcock ... Ellie Marsh
Dabbs Greer ... The Sheriff
Jim Hayward ... Preacher

Description: Clint is determined to marry Ellie, the county's schoolteacher, and he is building a house for them to live in. But Ellie is not interested, and she tells him that she has just become engaged to another man. Clint is enraged, and when he meets Ellie's fiancé, he kills him with an ax. He decides to hide in the bell tower of Ellie's schoolhouse, since he thinks no one will look for him there. He also likes the idea of being close to Ellie, so that he can have the chance to strike back at her too.

Episode 34 - The hidden thing


Biff McGuire ... Dana Edwards
Robert H. Harris ... John Hurley
Rachel Ames ... Laura
Theodore Newton ... Lt. Shea

Description: When a young man sees his fiancée struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver, he is inconsolable. When questioned by the police, he is unable to remember anything that he saw, even though he wants very much to have the driver caught. A week later, he is visited by a stranger who claims he can help. The visitor tells him that his own son died in the same way, and he offers to help the young man to remember the license plate number that he saw, by using special memory recall methods. It's not clear, though, what the visitor's motive for helping might be.

Episode 35 - The legacy


Leora Dana ... Irene Cole
Jacques Bergerac ... Prince Burhan
Enid Markey ... Cecelia
Alan Hewitt ... Howard Cole
Walter Kingsford ... Col. Blair

Description: A well-known author is visiting Palm Beach, and he meets some old friends. He tells them that he will be writing his next book about Prince Burhan, a noted playboy from India, who will be arriving that evening. Also staying at the resort are Howard and Irene Cole. Howard spends most of his time with a young actress, and the others are baffled by Irene's tolerance. When the prince arrives, he surprises everyone by spending all of his time with the plain-looking Irene, and by insisting that he is in love with her. Before long, Prince Burhan tells Irene that if she does not divorce Howard in order to marry him, he will kill himself.

Episode 36 - Mink


Ruth Hussey ... Paula Hudson
Vinton Haworth ... Sgt. Delaney
Vivi Janiss ... Sgt. Bradford
Sheila Bromley ... Lois
Anthony Eustrel ... Leslie Roms
Paul E. Burns ... Furrier Assistant

Description: Paula Hudson purchases a mink coat on a tip from her hairdresser. She later finds out it is stolen. The police question her and she says she bought it from a fashion model. When the police question the hairdresser and the model, both deny any knowledge of the fur. Paula later meets with a man to discuss the fur. She discovers that he is the man who stole the mink. He know wants it back. Paula refuses to give it to him. Later, the police tell that they have arrested the thief and his two accomplices: the model and the hairdresser.

Episode 37 - Decoy


Robert Horton ... Gil Larkin
Cara Williams ... Mona Cameron
Jack Mullaney ... Dave Packard
Philip Coolidge ... Lieutenant Brandt
David Orrick McDearmon ... Ben Cameron

Description: Secretly in love with a married singer, Gil Larkin learns that she is being abused by her husband. Confronting the man in his office, Gil is knocked unconscious, only to awaken and learn she's being framed for the husband's murder - and must now discover who is really behind the crime.

Episode 38 - The creeper


Constance Ford ... Ellen Grant
Steve Brodie ... Steve Grant
Harry Townes ... Ed
Reta Shaw ... Martha Stone
Percy Helton ... George the Janitor
Alfred Linder ... Shoemaker

Description: Ellen and Steve live in a New York neighborhood that is being terrorized by a strangler known only as the Creeper. Ellen wants a new lock for her apartment door in order to be safe. She becomes more paranoid until a locksmith arrives. As the locksmith begins work, Steve calls. He tells Ellen that the Creeper has been using his job as a locksmith to get into the homes of his victims. The news comes a little too late as the Creeper attacks Ellen and begins to strangle her.

Episode 39 - Momentum


Skip Homeier ... Richard Paine
Joanne Woodward ... Beth Paine
Ken Christy ... A.T. Burroughs
Henry Hunter ... Finance Company Agent
Holly Bane ... Cab Driver
William Newell ... Charlie

Description: After his boss tells him the firm is close to bankruptcy, Dick Paine agrees to work for half pay. Dick is nagged by his wife Beth into standing up for himself. He goes to his boss and demands the money he has not been paid. His boss refuses to give him the money and Dick must resort to murder.

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Thursday, October 4, 2012

Alfred Hitchcock Presents - Season 1, episodes 1-20

These are previously posted episodes of first season of Alfred Hitchcock Presents show, that were deleted and now got re-uploaded. Several posts were merged into one bigger containing episodes 1-20, the rest of Season one will be posted soon. English subtitles included.

Master of suspense Alfred Hitchcock presents several short stories. The stories are invariably surprising, often containing elements of horror, comedy, suspense, and the supernatural.

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Season 1

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Episode 1 - Revenge


Ralph Meeker ... Carl Spann
Vera Miles ... Elsa Spann
Frances Bavier ... Mrs. Fergusen
Ray Montgomery ... Man in grey suit

Description: Carl and Elsa Spann have moved into a trailer park in California, after Elsa suffered a nervous breakdown. She is adjusting well to a more peaceful lifestyle, after her rigorous training as a ballerina. But then Carl comes home from work to find Elsa shocked and traumatized after a man assaulted her in the trailer. The police investigate, but find little to go on. Carl becomes increasingly angry about what has happened, and he is determined to kill the man responsible, if he can find him.

Episode 2 - Premonition


John Forsythe ... Kim Stanger
Cloris Leachman ... Susan Stanger
Warren Stevens ... Perry Stanger
George Macready ... Douglas Irwin

Description: Musician Kim Stanger returns to his hometown, but is troubled by a vague premonition that something is wrong. Indeed, his friends and family seem quite uncomfortable to see him. He particularly wants to see his father, but he learns that his father is dead. His family tells him that his father died of a heart attack while playing tennis four years ago, but Kim finds a number of discrepancies in the details they give him. He insists on finding out what really happened, even when everyone seems determined to stop him from learning the truth

Episode 3 - Triggers in leash


Gene Barry ... Dell Delaney
Darren McGavin ... Red Hillman
Ellen Corby ... Maggie
Casey MacGregor ... Ben

Description: A cook tries everything she can think of to end a dispute between two gunmen who have sworn to kill each other.

Episode 4 - Don`t come back alive


Sidney Blackmer ... Frank Partridge
Virginia Gregg ... Mildred Partridge
Robert Emhardt ... Insurance Detective
Irene Tedrow ... Sister-in-law
Edna Holland ... Librarian

Description: Frank and Mildred Partridge are struggling with their finances. Frank has just landed a new job, but it won't start for another month. As they try to make light of their situation, Frank gets an idea. He persuades his wife to disappear for seven years, so that she can be declared legally dead in order to collect on their life insurance policy. She reluctantly agrees, and moves away under an assumed name. They plan to meet each other regularly, but an insurance investigator becomes suspicious of her absence, and thinks that Frank has killed her. Left almost entirely on her own, Mildred comes to prefer her new way of life.

Episode 5 - Into thin air


Patricia Hitchcock ... Diana Winthrop
Geoffrey Toone ... Basil Farnham
Alan Napier ... Sir Everett
Maurice Marsac ... Clerk
John Mylong ... Doctor
Mary Forbes ... Mrs. Winthrop

Description: Diana Winthrop and her mother arrive in Paris, where a World Exposition is taking place. Mrs. Winthrop had started to feel very tired during the journey, so after they check into their hotel, Diana calls for a doctor. After examining Mrs. Winthrop, the doctor sends Diana in his carriage to his own home, where his wife prepares a medication. A number of things seem odd to Diana, but things become much more worrisome when she returns to the hotel. The desk clerk does not remember her, her signature has disappeared from the hotel register, someone else is occupying her room, and her mother has completely disappeared.

Episode 6 - Salvage


Gene Barry ... Dan Varrel
Nancy Gates ... Lois Williams
Maxine Cooper ... Mary
Peter Adams ... Tim Grady
Elisha Cook Jr. ... Shorty

Description: Dan has just been released from prison, and Lois is terrified. While he was behind bars, Dan's brother was shot and killed while trying to escape from the police, because Lois had told the police where he was hiding. Everyone whom Lois asks for help knows that Dan holds her responsible, and will not help her. So Dan confronts her in her room alone, prepared to kill her no matter how hard she begs for mercy. Dan is then baffled when Lois tells him to go ahead, since she is in despair and has nothing to live for.

Episode 7 - Breakdown


Joseph Cotten ... William Callew
Raymond Bailey ... Ed Johnson
Forrest Stanley ... Hubka
Harry Shannon ... Dr. Harner
Lane Chandler ... Sheriff

Description: Mr. Callew, a demanding businessman, is resting by the beach when he receives a telephone call from a recently discharged employee. The man is in tears, but the unyielding Callew shows no sympathy, and hangs up on him. Later, when Callew starts to drive home, his car runs off the road at a construction site. When he comes to, Callew is paralyzed. Several persons come by, but he is unable to communicate with them, so they think he is dead. Fully aware of his predicament, he becomes increasingly terrified.

Episode 8 - Our cook`s a treasure


Everett Sloane ... Ralph Montgomery
Beulah Bondi ... Mrs. Sutton
Janet Ward ... Ethel Montgomery
Elliott Reid ... Earl Kramer
Olan Soule ... Chemist

Description: Shortly after having a quick breakfast with his wife and the new cook whom they have recently hired, Ralph Montgomery suffers a bad attack of indigestion, and continues to have trouble afterward. Later, he reads a newspaper story about a housekeeper who has poisoned several of her employers, and who is still at large. Ralph begins to suspect the worst, and he takes a cup of cocoa from the kitchen to a chemist, in order to have it analyzed.

Episode 9 - The long shot


Peter Lawford ... Charlie Raymond
John Williams ... Walker Hendricks
Gertrude Hoffman ... Margaret Stoddard
Robert Warwick ... Matthew Kelson

Description: Down on his luck and heavily in debt, Charlie Raymond reads a newspaper advertisement asking for a native Londoner who is willing to accompany a British visitor on a trip from New York to San Francisco. He meets with Hendricks, the man who placed the ad, who agrees to hire him for the trip. As they drive across the country, Hendricks talks and incessantly asks questions about London, as Charlie grows increasingly bored. Charlie is just about to run off and leave Hendricks on his own, when he discovers his employer's reason for going to San Francisco, and sees an opportunity for himself.

Episode 10 - The case of Mr Pelham


Tom Ewell ... Albert Pelham
Raymond Bailey ... Dr. Harley
Justice Watson ... Henry Peterson
Kirby Smith ... Tom Mason

Description: Mr. Pelham consults a doctor about a series of troubling incidents. Recently a number of his acquaintances have claimed to have seen him in places where he could not have been. The doctor suggests that there must be another man with a strong resemblance to Pelham. But it soon becomes obvious that the other man is also deliberately impersonating him - even to the point of using Pelham's apartment as his own.

Episode 11 - Guilty witness


Judith Evelyn ... Amelia Verber
Kathleen Maguire ... Dorothy Crane
Joe Mantell ... Stanley Crane
Robert F. Simon ... Sgt. Halloran

Description: Stanley Crane is working at his grocery when Mrs. Verber comes in with a badly bruised face. Stanley's wife Dorothy believes that Mr. Verber hits his wife, and is having affairs with other women. Back at home, the Cranes hear the Verbers having a violent argument in the apartment above theirs. The next day, when Mr. Verber is missing, and soon afterward a detective starts poking around the apartment building, the Cranes can't help suspecting the worst.

Episode 12 - Santa Claus and the Tenth Avenue Kid


Barry Fitzgerald ... Harold 'Stretch' Sears
Virginia Gregg ... Miss Clementine Webster
Bobby Clark ... The 10th Avenue Kid
Arthur Space ... Mr. Chambers - Parole Officer

Description: Petty thief Harold 'Stretch' Sears has served several prison sentences, and is again out on parole. He is given a job as a department store 'Santa Claus', but his cynical nature makes the job difficult. Miss Webster, who arranged the job for him, keeps trying to encourage Sears, but only succeeds in irritating him. As Sears does his best to get through the holiday season, he notices a bad-tempered boy who keeps coming to the store, arguing with him that there is no Santa Claus, and stealing small items from the store. Fearing for the boy's future, Sears feels an odd impulse to do something for the boy

Episode 13 - The Cheney vase


Patricia Collinge ... Martha Cheney
Darren McGavin ... Lyle Endicott
Carolyn Jones ... Pamela Waring
George Macready ... Homer Koether
Kathryn Card ... Bella
Ruta Lee ... Ruby Boyenton

Description: When Lyle Endicott is fired from his job at an art museum, he has his girlfriend Pamela type a phony letter of recommendation for him. He takes the letter to the invalid Martha Cheney, whom he met at the museum. Lyle knows that the museum has been eagerly trying to buy a valuable vase that Miss Cheney received from her father. While working for her, Lyle sets out to isolate her from everyone else, so that he can take advantage of the situation for himself.

Episode 14 - A bullet for Baldwin


John Qualen ... Mr. Stepp
Sebastian Cabot ... Nathaniel Baldwin/Mr. Davidson
Phillip Reed ... Walter King
Ruth Lee ... Neighbor

Description: Mr. Stepp has just been fired from Baldwin, King & Co., and he goes to see Baldwin one more time to plead for his job. When Baldwin refuses to discuss it, Stepp takes a gun from his desk drawer, returns to Baldwin's office, and shoots him to death. After wandering the streets aimlessly, Stepp decides to go back to his lodgings to wait to be arrested. Instead, he is awakened by a telephone call from Baldwin's secretary, asking why he is not at work. When Stepp arrives at the office, Baldwin is alive and well, and everyone acts as if nothing is out of the ordinary. The baffled Stepp even gets his job back.

Episode 15 - The big switch


George Mathews ... Sam Dunleavy
Beverly Michaels ... Goldie
George E. Stone ... Barney
Joe Downing ... Lieutenant

Description: Chicago, 1920: Gangster Sam Dunleavy has just returned to town, and is visited by Al, a former childhood friend who is now a police officer. Al knows that Sam's girlfriend has just dropped him, and he warns Sam not to try anything violent. But Sam does plan to kill his ex-girlfriend, and he knows he needs an alibi. He sees his friend Barney, who promises to give him a perfect alibi for $2500. They work out the details, and Sam returns to Barney's place later to put the plan into action. But Al also shows up, so Sam knows that the plan must work perfectly.

Episode 16 - You got to have luck


John Cassavetes ... Sam Cobbett
Marisa Pavan ... Mary Schaffner
Lamont Johnson ... Husband
Ray Teal ... Warden
Vivi Janiss ... Maude

Description: A dangerous convict has escaped from the state penitentiary, and the alarm has gone out. The convict finds a house where a young wife is currently alone, waiting for her husband to return. He enters her kitchen, and threatens her with a knife. He listens to the radio to see how the search for him is coming, and then starts to give her orders.

Episode 17 - The older sister


Joan Lorring ... Emma Borden
Carmen Mathews ... Lizzie Borden
Polly Rowles ... Nell Cutts
Patricia Hitchcock ... Margaret

Description: One year ago, Mr. and Mrs. Borden were brutally murdered in their home, and it is widely believed that their daughter Lizzie committed the crimes, even though she was tried and acquitted. Lizzie and her sister Emma are still living in the same home, but Emma now plans to leave on a vacation to rest her nerves. The sisters' housemaid Margaret is also planning to leave, to avoid being alone with Lizzie. As Emma and Margaret discuss their plans, a woman arrives at the door, and introduces herself as a newspaper reporter. Emma desperately tries to get the visitor to leave, but the pushy reporter insists on questioning Emma about all of the details of the murders, bringing Emma to a state of near hysteria. In the midst of their confrontation, Lizzie herself comes down the staircase, and immediately takes control of the situation.

Episode 18 - Shopping for death


Jo Van Fleet ... Mrs. Albert Shrike
Robert H. Harris ... Clarence Fox
John Qualen ... Elmer Shore

Description: Two retired insurance salesmen have been visiting the scenes of accidents and crimes, feeling that they have a responsibility to learn why such things happen. One of them has found an aggressive, hostile woman whom he considers to be a prime candidate for a personal disaster. On a blisteringly hot day, the two follow her as she does some shopping, and watch as she antagonizes several persons. After some discussion, they decide to take a chance on helping her, and they go up to her apartment to talk to her.

Episode 19 - The derelicts


Phillip Reed ... Ralph Cowell
Cyril Delevanti ... Alfred P. Sloane
Robert Newton ... Peter J. Goodfellow
Peggy Knudsen ... Herta
Johnny Silver ... Fenton Shanks
Robert Foulk ... Det. Sgt. Monroney

Description: A year ago, Mr. Sloane lent Ralph the money he needed to develop and market a new invention, in return for 50% of the profits. Now Sloane calls Ralph to ask for his share, but Ralph has spent all of his earnings on his attractive, materialistic wife. When Sloane insists on payment, Ralph kills him in a park and takes his wallet, expecting to recover the IOU he had written. But the murder is witnessed by a vagrant, who also recovers the IOU in Sloane's cigarette case. The vagrant and a friend come to confront Ralph, demanding heavy payment in return for their silence.

Episode 20 - And so died Riabouchinska


Claude Rains ... John Fabian
Charles Bronson ... Det. Krovitch
Claire Carleton ... Alice Fabian
Lowell Gilmore ... Mel Douglas

Description: A dead man is found in the basement of a theater, and a detective comes to investigate. He learn that the deceased had been seen near the theater asking for Fabian, the ventriloquist. As the detective questions Fabian in his dressing room, a voice comes from the box in which Fabian's female dummy is stored. When the dummy, Riabouchinska, continues to talk, the detective is annoyed, thinking that the ventriloquist is trying to be funny. But the detective humors him and 'talks' to the dummy, and he soon learns about a web of tensions involving Fabian, his wife, and his manager. Much of the tension concerns the dummy - and there is also a connection with the dead man.

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