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 Season 2 (CBS) (1956-57)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:  Rina Fox
references:
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######### Alfred Hitchcock Presents ##########

############## season 2 1956-57 ##############

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          CBS Sundays 9:30 pm Eastern

 

2.01 Alfred Hitchcock Presents: WET SATURDAY

Revue-Shamley prod. no. 1545 

30-Sep-56 (rebroadcast 26Jul59)

teleplay by Marian Cockrell

based on a story by John Collier

directed by Alfred Hitchcock

director of photography John L. Russell, A.S.C.

Guest Stars:

John Williams ........Capt. Smollet

Cedric Hardwicke ........ Mr. Princey

Kathryn Givney ........ Mrs. Princey

Tita Purdom ......... Millicent

Harry Barclay ........ George

Irene Lang

Synopsis 1:

A family needs to pin a murder on someone.

Synopsis 2:
The daughter of a prominent citizen in a small English town kills her suitor when

she learns he is engaged to another girl. Trying to conceal her crime and save

the family's dignity, the father looks about for someone on whom to pin the murder.  [RF]

 

2.02 Alfred Hitchcock Presents: FOG CLOSING IN

Revue-Shamley prod. no. 1543 

07-Oct-56

teleplay by James P. Cavanagh

based on a story by Martin Brooke

directed by Herschel Daugherty

director of photography Reggie Lanning
Guest Stars:
Phyllis Thaxter ...... Mary Summers
George Grizzard ...... Ted Lambert
Paul Langton ......... Arthur Summers
Carol Veazie ......... Mrs. Connolly
Norman Willis ........ Mr. Connolly
Billy Nelson ......... Asylum Doctor
Norman Willis ........ Cab Driver
Synopsis:

A wife is afraid to be alone in her house.

Synopsis 2:
A young woman becomes obsessed by unreasonable fears

and believes she is going insane. Her situation is not helped by her

husband leaving her alone in the house because he has to go on a trip. [RF]
 

2.03 Alfred Hitchcock Presents: DE MORTUIS (screen title)

     (copyright title: "De Mortius" (typo)

Revue-Shamley prod. no. 1540 

14-Oct-56

teleplay by Francis Cockrell

based on a story by John Collier

directed by Robert Stevens

director of photography Reggie Lanning

Guest Stars:

Robert Emhardt ........ Clarence Rankin

Cara Williams ........ Irene Rankin

Henry Jones ......... Wally Long

Philip Coolidge ........ Bud Horton

Bill McLean .......... Benny

H.M. Wynant ........ Truck Driver

Synopsis 1:

Two men think their friend has killed his wife.

Synopsis 2:

An older, rather dull college professor thinks he is happily married to a much younger woman.  [RF]

 

2.04 Alfred Hitchcock Presents: KILL WITH KINDNESS

Revue-Shamley prod. no. 1555 

21-Oct-56

Teleplay by A.J. Russell

Directed by Herschel Daugherty

Director of photography John MacBurnie, A.S.C.

Guest Stars:

Hume Cronyn  .......... Fitzhugh Oldham
Carmen Mathews ....... Katherine Oldham
James Gleason ........ Mr. Jorgy
Holly Bane ........... Fireman (Mike Ragan)
Margie Liszt ......... Nosy Neighbor
Synopsis 1:
A middle-aged brother and sister with financial problems devise a bizarre

plan to get money from the brother's insurance policy. [RF]
Synopsis 2:

Siblings plan to fake a death to get insurance.

 

2.05 Alfred Hitchcock Presents: NONE ARE SO BLIND

Revue-Shamley prod. no. 1551 

28-Oct-56

Teleplay by James P. Cavanagh

Based on a story by John Collier

Directed by Robert Stevens

Director of photography Reggie Lanning

Guest Stars:

Hurd Hatfield .......... Seymour Johnston

K.T. Stevens ....... Liza

Mildred Dunnock ......... Aunt Muriel

Rusty Lane ........ Detective

Lillian Bronson ........ Neighbor

Dorothy Crehan ......... Maid

Synopsis 1:

A murderer assumes another identity.

Synopsis 2:
A vain, pretentious young man, anxious to inherit the money left to his aunt,

devises an ingenious plan to murder her.  [RF]

 

2.06 Alfred Hitchcock Presents: TOBY

Revue-Shamley prod. no. 1542 

04-Nov-56

Teleplay by Victor Wolfson

Based on a story by Joseph Bates Smith

Directed by Robert Stevens

Director of photography Reggie Lanning

Guest Stars:

Jessica Tandy ....... Edwina Freed

Robert H. Harris ....... Albert Birch

Mary Wickes ....... Mrs. Foster

George Mathews ....... Mr. McGurk

Ellen Corby ....... Mrs. McGurk

Penny Santon ....... Italian Tenant

Synopsis:

A man's long-lost love places an ad to find him.

 

2.07 Alfred Hitchcock Presents: ALIBI ME

Revue-Shamley prod. no. 1546 

11-Nov-56

Teleplay by Bernard C. Schoenfeld

Based on a story by Therd Jaffe & Walter Brown Newman

Directed by Jules Bricken

Director of photography William Sickner, A.S.C.

Guest Stars:

Lee Philips ....... Georgie Minnelli

Chick Chandler ....... Lucky Moore

Harvey Stephens ....... Inspector Larkin

Alan Reed ....... Uncle Leo

Harry Tyler ....... Timmy

Argentina Brunetti ....... Mrs. Salvatori

Shirley Smith ....... Goldie

Herb Vigran ....... Newsman

Charles Cantor ....... Barney

Lee Erikson ....... Messenger Boy

Eugenia Paul ....... Viola

Synopsis:
A young hoodlum ruthlessly murders an established racketeer for muscling

 in on his territory. He realizes the police will pick him as the prime suspect and

 frantically tries to find someone who will establish an alibi for his whereabouts

at the time of the shooting. [RF]

 

2.08 Alfred Hitchcock Presents: CONVERSATION OVER A CORPSE

Revue-Shamley prod. no. 1558

18-Nov-56

Teleplay by Marian Cockrell & Norman Daniels

Based on a story by Norman Daniels

Directed by Jules Bricken

Director of photography Reggie Lanning

Guest Stars:

Ray Collins ........ Herbert Brenner
Dorothy Stickney ... Cissie Enright
Carmen Mathews ..... Joanna Enright
Ted Stanhope ....... Bank Teller
Synopsis:
Two spinster sisters invite the banker who holds a mortgage on their home over to tea

 - poisoned tea, that is. Afterward they ponder the problem of what to do with the body. [RF]

Synopsis 2:

Two women plot murder to keep their house.

 

2.09 Alfred Hitchcock Presents: CRACK OF DOOM

Revue-Shamley prod no. 1544 

25-Nov-56

Teleplay by Robert C. Dennis

Based on a story by Don Marquis

Directed by James Neilson

Director of photography Reggie Lanning

Guest Stars:

Robert Horton .......... Mason Bridges

Robert Middleton .......... Sam Clinker

Gail Kobe ......... Jessie

Dayton Lummis .......... Tom Ackley

Keith Britton .......... Whitman

Francis DeSales .......... Card Player

Gavin Gordon ......... Card Player

Jess Kirkpatrick ....... Card Player

Alan Reynolds ....... Card Player

Kay Stewart ....... Secretary

Pierre Watkin ....... Porter

Synopsis 1:

A man wagers everything on a poker hand.

Synopsis 2:
One of the partners in a small business concern agrees to play poker with

a wealthy client. The client is such a disagreeable bully that he forces the

 businessman to raise the stakes beyond the point he can afford. [RF]

Quote:

"I waited there with a dead head sitting on a dead spine waiting for

the Crack of Doom." (Mason Bridges)

 

2.10 Alfred Hitchcock Presents: JONATHAN

Revue-Shamley prod. no. 1557 

02-Dec-56

Teleplay by Bernard C. Schoenfeld & Stirling Silliphant

Based on a story by Fred Levon

Directed by John Meredyth Lucas

Director of photography Reggie Lanning

Guest Stars:

Corey Allen ....... Gil Dalliford

Douglas Kennedy ....... Jonathan Dalliford

Walter Kingsford ....... Doctor

Nancy Kulp ....... Nurse Andrews

Georgann Johnson ....... Rosine Dalliford

Hope Landin ....... Housekeeper

Heidi Mullenger ....... Nurse

Synopsis:

A man accuses his widowed stepmother of murder.

 

2.11 Alfred Hitchcock Presents: A BETTER BARGAIN

Revue-Shamley prod. no. 1556 

09-Dec-56

teleplay by Bernard C. Schoenfeld

based on a story by Richard Deming

directed by Herschel Daugherty

Director of photography Reggie Lanning

Guest Stars:

Robert Middleton .......... Louis Koster

Henry Silva ......... Harry Silver

Kathleen Hughes ....... Marian Koster

Jack Lambert ....... Baldy

Don Hanmer ....... Mr. Cutter

Synopsis 1:
A ruthless underworld leader discovers that his pretty young wife is seeing another man.

He hires a professional killer to do away with her and her boyfriend. [RF]
Synopsis 2:

A man contracts to kill his unfaithful wife.

 

2.12 Alfred Hitchcock Presents: THE ROSE GARDEN

Revue-Shamley prod. no. 1548 

16-Dec-56

Teleplay by Marian Cockrell

Based on a story by Vincent Fotre

Directed by Marian Cockrell

Director of photography Reggie Lanning

Guest Stars:

John Williams ....... Alexander Vinton

Patricia Collinge ....... Julia Pickering

Evelyn Varden ....... Mrs. Cordelia Welles

Ralph Peters ....... Cab Driver

A publisher visits the site of a mystery novel.

 

2.13 Alfred Hitchcock Presents: MR. BLANCHARD'S SECRET

Revue-Shamley prod. no. 1554 

23-Dec-56

Teleplay by Sarett Rudley

Based on a story by Emily Neff

Directed by Alfred Hitchcock

Director of photography John L. Russell Jr., A.S.C.

Guest Stars:

Mary Scott ....... Babs Fenton

Dayton Lummis ....... Charles Blanchard

Meg Mundy ....... Mrs. Blanchard

Robert Horton ....... John Fenton

Eloise Hardt ....... Maid

Synopsis:

A mystery writer is curious about the neighbors

 

2.14 Alfred Hitchcock Presents: JOHN BROWN'S BODY

Revue-Shamley prod. no. 1562                   

30-Dec-56

Teleplay by Robert C. Dennis

Based on a story by Thomas Burke

Directed by Robert Stevens

Director of photography Reggie Lanning

Guest Stars:

Russell Collins ....... John Brown

Leora Dana ....... Vera Brown

Hugh Marlowe ......... Harold Skinner

Edmon Ryan ......... Dr. Croatman

Walter Kingsford ........ Dr. Helck

Carol Jean Owens ......... Ellen

Marcel Rousseau ........ Waiter

Norman Leavitt ........ Policeman
Madelon Baker ....... Waitress

Synopsis 1:

 An unfaithful wife has her husband committed.

Synopsis 2:
A man's wife and one of his business associates plot to have

 him committed to a mental institution. [RF]

 

2.15 Alfred Hitchcock Presents: CRACKPOT

Revue-Shamley prod. no. 1552 

06-Jan-57

Teleplay by Martin Berkeley & Harold Gast

Based on a story by Harold Gast

Directed by John Meredyth Lucas

Director of photography Ellsworth Fredericks, A.S.C.

Guest Stars:

Biff McGuire ....... Ray Loomis

Robert Emhardt ....... Mr. Moon

Michael Fox ........ Carpenter

Mary Scott ....... Meg Loomis

Raymond Guth .......... Room Clerk

Phil Garris ......... Bellhop

Synopsis:

Newlyweds meet a volatile stranger.

 

2.16 Alfred Hitchcock Presents: NIGHTMARE IN 4-D

Revue-Shamley prod. no. 1549 

13-Jan-57

Teleplay by Robert C. Dennis & Stuart Jerome

Based on a story by Stuart Jerome

Directed by  Justus Addiss

Director of photography Reggie Lanning

Guest Stars:

Henry Jones ....... Harry Parker

Virginia Gregg ........ Norma Parker

Barbara Baxley .......... Miss Elliott

Percy Helton ....... Janitor

Norman Lloyd ......... Lt. Orsatti

Norman Bartold ......... Sgt. Gold

Minerva Urecal ........ Busybody

Synopsis:

A girl asks a neighbor to help hide a slain man.

 

2.17 Alfred Hitchcock Presents: MY BROTHER RICHARD

Revue-Shamley prod. no. 1550 

20-Jan-57

Teleplay by Sarett Rudley

Based on a story by Jay Bennett

Directed by Herschel Daugherty

Guest Stars:

Royal Dano .......... Martin Ross

Inger Stevens ......... Laura Ross

Harry Townes ......... Richard Ross

Ray Teal ......... Sheriff

Robert Ellis ......... Tommy Kopeck

Lisa Golm ......... Mrs. Kopek (Grant)

 Synopsis 1:

  Richard Ross murdered the man who stood in the way of  his brother's

political success. He nearly got away with it - until fate took a hand.  [RF]

 Synopsis 2:

A man kills to ensure his brother's election.

 

2.18 Alfred Hitchcock Presents: THE MANACLED

Revue-Shamley prod. no. 1563 

27-Jan-57 CBS Sun

Teleplay by Stirling Silliphant

Based on a story by Sanford Wolf

Directed by Robert Stevens

Director of photography Reggie Lanning

Guest Stars:

Gary Merrill ......... Sgt. Ben Rockwell

William Redfield ......... Steve Fontaine

Rusty Lane .........Conductor

Betty Harford ......... Waitress

Edith Evanson ........ Pickpocket

Gary Hunley ...... Little Boy on the train
Kay Stewart ...... Boy's Mother on the train

Synopsis:

A prisoner tries to negotiate an escape.

 

2.19 Alfred Hitchcock Presents: A BOTTLE OF WINE

Revue-Shamley prod. no. 1571 

03-Feb-57 CBS Sun

Teleplay by Stirling Silliphant

Based on a story by Bordon Deal

Directed by Herschel Daugherty

Director of photography Reggie Lanning

Guest Stars:

Herbert Marshall ........ Judge Harley Condon

Robert Horton ........ Wallace Donaldson

Jarma Lewis ........ Grace

Synopsis:

A man thinks his lover's spouse has poisoned him.

 

2.20 Alfred Hitchcock Presents: MALICE DOMESTIC

            10-Feb-57 CBS Sun

Revue-Shamley prod. no. 1553 

Teleplay by Victor Wolfson

Based on a story by Philip MacDonald

Directed by John Meredyth Lucas

Guest Stars:

Ralph Meeker ....... Carl Borden

Phyllis Thaxter ....... Annette Borden

Vinton Haworth ....... Dr. Ralph Wingate

Ralph Clanton ....... Perry Harrison

Lili Kardell ....... Lorna Jenkins

A woman appears to have poisoned her husband.

 

2.21 Alfred Hitchcock Presents: NUMBER TWENTY-TWO

Revue-Shamley prod. no. 1567 

17-Feb-57 CBS Sun

Teleplay by Joel Murcott

Based on a story by Evan Hunter

Directed by Robert Stevens

Director of photography Reggie Lanning

Guest Stars:

Rip Torn ....... Steve Morgan

Russell Collins ....... Skinner

Ray Teal ....... Chief of Detectives

James Nolan ....... Kelly

Paul Picerni ....... Assissi

Bob Ross ....... Bohlen

Charles Watts ....... Franklin

Michael Ross ...... Jailer

Peter Leeds ...... Custodian

Hugh Sanders ...... Booking Officer

Martin Wilkins ..... Man

A captured robber initially enjoys the attention.

 

2.22 Alfred Hitchcock Presents: THE END OF INDIAN SUMMER

Revue-Shamley prod. no. 1559 

24-Feb-57

Teleplay by James P. Cavanagh

Based on a story by Maurice Baudin

Directed by Robert Stevens

Director of photography Reggie Lanning

Guest Stars:

Gladys Cooper ....... Marguerite Gillispie

Steve Forrest ........ Joe Rogers

James Gleason ........ Howard Fieldstone

Kathleen Maguire ........ Helen

Philip Coolidge ........ Henderson

Hal K. Dawson ........ Graham

Hope Summers ........ Maid

Ned Wever ........ Saunders

Mickey Kuhn ........ Bellhop

Mason Curry ........ Desk Clerk

Synopsis 1:

An insurance salesman watches a suspicious widow.

Synopsis 2:
An insurance investigator finds it difficult to believe that a kind, genteel widow

may have disposed of her two husbands for their insurance money.  [RF]

 

2.23 Alfred Hitchcock Presents: ONE FOR THE ROAD

Revue-Shamley prod. no. 1572 

03-Mar-57

teleplay by Robert C. Dennis

based on a story by Emily Neff

directed by Robert Stevens

director of photography Reggie Lanning

Guest Stars:

John Baragrey ........ Charles Hendricks

Georgann Johnson ........ Beryl Abbott

Louise Platt ........ Marsha Hendricks

Mickey Kuhn ........ Ellerbee

Synopsis 1:

A wife tries to poison her husband's mistress.

Synopsis 2:
A handsome salesman finds himself in a predicament when his wife

learns he is seeing another woman. [RF]

 

2.24 Alfred Hitchcock Presents: THE CREAM OF THE JEST (30 min)

           Revue-Shamley prod. no. 1564

           10-Mar-1957 NBC  

           Associate Producer Joan Harrison

           Teleplay by Sarett Rudley

Based on a story by Fredric Brown

           Directed by Herschel Daugherty

Director of photography Reggie Lanning

           Guest Cast:

           Claude Rains ....... Charles Gresham

           James Gregory ....... Wayne Campbell

           Paul Picerni ....... Nick Roper

           Johnny Silver ....... Jerry, the bartender

           Joan Banks ....... Lee Don Garrett

           Don Garrett ....... Pete

           Carol Shannon ....... Mrs. Campbell /Hat check girl

  with

           Gladys Hurlbut ....... Woman

           Olan Soule ....... Young Man

           Tom Martin ....... Waiter       

    Synopsis 1: 

 Charles Greasham is a down-and-out actor who spends most  of his time

drinking - on credit - in the same bar. But one day he gets his long

awaited chance. He is auditioned for the role of a blackmailer, and acts

as he has never acted before -  with fatal consequences.  [RF]

Synopsis 2:   

       An extortion victim sets up his blackmailer

            (17Oct58 Granada UK, Fri 7:00 pm)     

 

2.25 Alfred Hitchcock Presents: I KILLED THE COUNT (PART 1) 17-Mar-57

2.26 Alfred Hitchcock Presents: I KILLED THE COUNT (PART 2) 24-Mar-57

2.27 Alfred Hitchcock Presents: I KILLED THE COUNT (PART 3) 31-Mar-57

Revue-Shamley prod. nos. 1541A/B/C 

teleplay by Francis Cockrell

based on a story by Alec Coppel

directed by Robert Stevens

Director of photography Reggie Lanning

 Guest Stars:

John Williams ........ Inspector Davidson

Alan Napier ......... Lord Sorrington

John Hoyt ......... Count Victor Martoni

Charles Davis .......... Raines

Patricia Hitchcock .......... Polly Stephens

Melville Cooper ......... Mullet

Charles Cooper ......... Werner K. Freu

Rosemary Harris ........... Louise Rogers

Nora Marlowe .......... Countess Helen Martoni

Jerry Barclay ......... Johnson

Anthony Dawson .......... Peter

Arthur Gould-Porter ........... Mr. Moen

Kendrick Huxham ........... Mr. Martin

George Pelling .......... Clifton

Roxanne Arlen .......... Miss LaLune
Synopses:

Pt. 1 - A count is found murdered.

Pt. 2 - Two people confess to the count's murder.

Pt. 3 - Three persons have confessed to the murder of an Italian count.

Scotland Yard must decide who is telling the truth.

 

2.28 Alfred Hitchcock Presents: ONE MORE MILE TO GO

Revue-Shamley prod no. 1561

07-Apr-57

Teleplay by James P. Cavanagh

Based on a story by F.J. Smith

Directed by Alfred Hitchcock

Director of photography John L. Russell Jr., A.S.C.

Guest Stars:

David Wayne ........ Sam Jacoby

Louise Larabee ........ Martha Jacoby

Norman Leavitt ........ Attendant

Steve Brodie ........... Motorcycle Cop

Synopsis:

A man kills his wife with a fire poker and tries to dispose of his wife's

body. Very Violent episode.

 

2.29 Alfred Hitchcock Presents: VICIOUS CIRCLE

Revue-Shamley prod. no. 1568 

14-Apr-57

teleplay by Bernard C. Schoenfeld

based on a story by Evan Hunter

directed by Paul Henreid

Director of photography Joseph La Shelle, A.S.C.

Guest Stars:

Dick York ........ Manny Coe

George Macready ............ Mr. Vincent Williams

Kathleen Maguire ............ Betty

Russell Johnson ............ Turk

George Brenlin ........... Georgie

Paul Lambert .......... Gallegher

Kathleen Hughes ......... Ann

Tracey Morgan .......... Dora

Betty Woods .......... Woman on Sidewalk

Michael Kuhn ........... Butler

Roy Darmour .......... Card Player

A murderer finds the tables turned on him.

 

2.30 Alfred Hitchcock Presents: THE THREE DREAMS OF MR. FINDLATER

Revue-Shamley prod. no. 1573 

21-Apr-57

Teleplay by Sarett Rudley

Based on a story by A.A. Milne

Directed by Jules Bricken

Director of photography Reggie Lanning

Guest Stars:

John Williams ......... Ernest Findlater

Barbara Baxley ............ Lalaze (the babbler)

Isobel Elsom .......... Minnie Findlater

Walter Kingsford ........ Manley

Arthur Gould-Porter ........ Rogers

Mollie Glessing ............ Bridget

Raymond Bailey .......... Psychiatrist

A man plots his wife's murder with a dream lover.

 

2.31 Alfred Hitchcock Presents: THE NIGHT THE WORLD ENDED

Revue-Shamley prod. no. 1576 

28-Apr-57

Teleplay by Bernard C. Schoenfeld

Based on a story by Fredric Brown

Directed by Justus Addiss

Director of photography Joseph La Shelle, A.S.C.

Guest Stars:

Russell Collins ........ Johnny

Harold Stone ....... Mr. Halloran

Edith Barrett ....... Felicia Green

Robert Ross ......... Ned

Bart Burns ....... Nick the Bartender

Joe Marr ....... Policeman

Ned Wever ....... Joe

Clark Howat ....... Jim, Bar Patron

Robert Ellis ......... Reporter

Henry Corden ........ Boarder

Harry Shearer ....... Street Kid

Billy Miller ....... Street Kid

Charles Herbert ....... Street Kid

Paul Brinegar ....... Mr. Stern

Mike Ross ....... Timothy

Synopsis:

Mars pulled out of its orbit and is heading towards Earth, impact time

11:45.....Halloran plays a gag on ole Johnny who thinks its going to be

the end of the world.  [RF]

*Great episode

 

2.32 Alfred Hitchcock Presents: THE HANDS OF MR. OTTERMOLE

Revue-Shamley prod. no. 1522 

05-May-57

Teleplay by Francis Cockrell
Based on a story by Thomas Burke
Directed by Robert Stevens
Director of photography John F. Warren

Guest Stars:

Rhys Williams ....... Summers

Theodore Bikel ........... Sergeant Ottermole

Arthur Gould-Porter ......... Herbert Whybrow

Barry Harvey ....... Whybrow's Nephew

Torin Thatcher ......... Constable Johnson

John Trayne ......... Policeman Petersen

Charles Davis .......... Reporter

Nelson Welch ....... Neighbor

Mollie Roden ......... Busybody

James McCallion ....... Bartender

Nora O'Mahoney ....... the Flower Woman

Hilda Plowright .......... Mrs. Whybrow

Gerald Hamer .......... Jimmy the Blindman

Synopsis 1:

Fog, a mysterious strangler and an inquisitive reporter confound an English police sergeant.

Working under cover of impenetrable fog, the murderer claims one of the

sergeant's policemen as another of his many victims.

Synopsis 2:

He said, "Ideas came into his hands", he must have been insane."

"Yes he was."

*Great episode!   [RF]

 

2.33 Alfred Hitchcock Presents: A MAN GREATLY BELOVED

Revue-Shamley prod. no. 1560

12-May-57

Teleplay by Sarett Rudley

Based on a story by A.A. Milne

Directed by James Neilson

Director of photography John F. Warren, A.S.C.

Guest Stars:

Cedric Hardwicke ............ John Anderson

Evelyn Rudie .......... Hildegard Fell

Hugh Marlowe ........... Rev. Richard Fell

Edith Barrett ........ Mrs. Whiteford

Rebecca Welles ......... Mrs. Fell

Robert Culp ........... Clarence

Ken Christy ........ Drifter

A precocious girl befriends a reclusive neighbor

 

2.34 Alfred Hitchcock Presents: MARTHA MASON, MOVIE STAR

Revue-Shamley prod. no. 1578 

19-May-57

Associate producer Joan Harrison

Teleplay by Robert C. Dennis

Based on a story by Raymond Mason

Directed by Justus Addiss

Director of photography Bud Thackery, A.S.C.

Guest Stars:

Judith Evelyn ....... Mabel McKay

Robert Emhardt ....... Henry McKay

Vinton Haworth ....... Mr. Abernathy

Claire Carleton ........ Bernice

Rusty Lane ....... Police Detective (Murkin)

Karen Norris ....... Cora

Hope Summers ....... Martha Mason (Mrs. Marcus)

Synopsis 1:

 A drab, unattractive housewife's delusions that she is the perfect double

 of a famous film star, leads to murder.  [RF]

Synopsis 2:

A deluded woman murders her husband.

 

2.35 Alfred Hitchcock Presents: THE WEST WARLOCK TIME CAPSULE

Revue-Shamley prod. no. 1581 

26-May-57

Teleplay by Marian Cockrell

Based on a story by J.P. Cahn

Directed by Justus Addiss

Director of photography Lionel Lindon, A.S.C.

Guest Stars:

Henry Jones ........... George Tiffany

Mildred Dunnock .......... Louise Tiffany

Russell Thorson ........... Dr. Rhody

Charles Watts ......... Mayor

Sam Buffington ........... Waldren

James Stone ........... Customer

Bobby Clark .......... Charles

James Philbrook .......... Town clerk

A man plans to get rid of a freeloading in-law.

 

2.36 Alfred Hitchcock Presents: FATHER AND SON

Revue-Shamley prod. no. 1569 

02-Jun-57 (rerun 08Sep57)

Teleplay by James P. Cavanagh

Based on a story by Thomas Burke

Directed by Herschel Daugherty

Director of photography John L. Russell, A.S.C.

Guest Stars:

Edmund Gwenn .......... Joe Saunders

Frederick Worlock ............. Gus Harrison

Charles Davis ........... Sam Saunders

Pamela Light ............ Mae

George Pelling ........... Mr. Schiller

John Trayne ........... 1st Sergeant

Dan Sheridan ......... 2nd Sergeant

Synopsis 1:

A ne'er-do-well son plots to get money.

Synopsis 2:
The middle-aged son of an arthritic pawn-shop owner has never outgrown his

 adolescent dependence on his father. Then the father decides it is high time

he stopped handing out money to his son. [RF]

 

2.37 Alfred Hitchcock Presents: THE INDESTRUCTIBLE MR. WEEMS

Revue-Shamley prod. no. 1570 

09-Jun-57

Teleplay by George P. Slavin

Directed by Justus Addiss 

Director of photography Reggie Lanning

Guest Stars:

Russell Collins ....... Clarence Weems

Robert Middleton ....... Cato Stone

Joe Mantell ....... Harry Brown

Rebecca Welles ....... Laura Weems

Gladys Hurlbut ........ Sara Collins

Theodore Newton ....... Doctor

Ferdi Hoffman ....... Minister

Harry Bellaver ....... Bronsky

Ted Bliss ........ Dr. Elkins

Don Keefer ....... Mr. Brodheit
A ``dying'' man is paid to buy a cemetery plot.

 

2.38 Alfred Hitchcock Presents: A LITTLE SLEEP

Revue-Shamley prod. no. 1582 

16-Jun-57

Teleplay by Robert C. Dennis

Based on a story by Joe Grenzeback

Directed by Paul Henreid

Director of photography John L. Russell, A.S.C.

Guest Stars:

 Vic Morrow ........ Bennie Mungo

Robert Karnes ....... Ed Mungo

Barbara Cook ....... Barbie Hallem

John Carlyle ....... Chris Kymer

George Chandler ....... Party Goer

Robert Karnes ....... Austin

Douglas Kennedy ....... Harvey

Jack Mullaney ....... Diner Customer
A footloose girl encounters a killer.

 

2.39 Alfred Hitchcock Presents: THE DANGEROUS PEOPLE

Revue-Shamley prod. no. 1575 

23-Jun-57

Teleplay by Francis Cockrell

Based on a story by Fredric Brown

Directed by Robert Stevens

Director of photography Lionel Lindon, A.S.C.

Guest Stars:

Albert Salmi ....... Jones

Robert H. Harris ....... Mr. Belfontaine

Harry Tyler ....... Train Ticket Agent

Ken Clarke ....... Policeman

David Armstrong ....... Asylum Intern

Synopsis:
In the deserted railroad station of a small town, two men eye each other suspiciously.

Each suspects the other of being the escaped inmate from an insane asylum.  [RF]

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