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 Season 5 (CBS) (1959-60)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:  Rina Fox
references:
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######### Alfred Hitchcock Presents ##########

############## season 5 1959-60 ##############

################ (half-hour) #################

         CBS Sundays 9:30 pm Eastern

 

5.01 Alfred Hitchcock Presents: ARTHUR

Revue-Shamley prod. no. 1555A 

27-Sep-59 CBS Sun

written by James P. Cavanagh

story by Arthur William

directed by Alfred Hitchcock

director of photography John L. Russell, A.S.C.
Guest Stars:
Laurence Harvey ..... Arthur Williams
Hazel Court ......... Helen Brathwaite
Robert Douglas ...... John
Patrick Macnee ...... Sergeant John Theron
Barry G. Harvey ..... Constable
Synopsis:

A chicken farmer kills the woman who jilted him.

 

5.02 Alfred Hitchcock Presents: THE CRYSTAL TRENCH

Revue-Shamley prod. no. 1545A 

04-Oct-59 CBS Sun

written by Stirling Silliphant

story by A.E.W. Mason

directed by Alfred Hitchcock

director of photography John F. Warren
Guest Stars:
James Donald ........ Mark Cavendidge
Patricia Owens ...... Stella Ballister
Werner Klemperer .... Mr. Ranks
Ben Astar ........... Swiss Innkeeper
Patrick Macnee ...... Professor Kersley
Harold Dyrenforth ... Frederic Blauer
Frank Holms ......... Driver
Eileen Anderson ..... Maid
Otto Reichow ........ Guide
Oscar Beregi Jr ..... Man at Telescope

Synopsis:

For 20 years, a loyal widow refuses to wed.

 

5.03 Alfred Hitchcock Presents: APPOINTMENT AT ELEVEN

Revue-Shamley prod. no. 1559A 

11-Oct-59 CBS Sun

written by Evan Hunter

story by Robert Turner

directed by Robert Stevens

director of photography John L. Russell, A.S.C.
Guest Stars:
Clint Kimbrough ..... David Logan
Norma Crane ......... Lady in Bar
Clu Gulager ......... Sailor
Sean McClory ........ Irish Bar Patron
Amy Douglass ........ Davie's Mother
Michael J. Pollard .. Plebe
Joseph Sullivan ..... George the Bartender
Richard Gering ...... Buddy
Taldo Kenyon ........ M.P.
Jerry Rhoads ........ Piano Player
Frank Sully ......... Soda Jerk

Synopsis:

A bitter son announces someone will die.

 

5.04 Alfred Hitchcock Presents: COYOTE MOON

Revue-Shamley prod. no. 13616 

18-Oct-59 CBS Sun

written by Harold Swanton

story by Kenneth B. Perkins

directed by Herschel Daugherty

director of photography Lionel Lindon, A.S.C.
Guest Stars:
MacDonald Carey ..... Professor John Piltkin
Collin Wilcox ....... Julie
Edgar Buchanan ...... Pops
Wesley Lau .......... Garage Owner
Jack Lambert ........ Harry
Eve McVeagh ......... Waitress
James Field ......... Doc Willoughby
David Fresco ........ Car Owner
Chuck Henderson ..... Police Officer

Synopsis:

A professor outwits larcenous hitchhikers.

 

5.05 Alfred Hitchcock Presents: NO PAIN

Revue-Shamley prod. no. 13613 

25-Oct-59 CBS Sun

teleplay by William Fay

story by Talmadge Powell

directed by Norman Lloyd

director of photography John L. Russell, A.S.C.
Guest Stars:
Joanna Moore ........ Cindy Rainey
Brian Keith ......... Dave Rainey
Yale Wexler ......... Arnold Barrett
Dorothea Lord ....... Nurse Collins

Synopsis:

A woman plans to kill her polio-stricken husband.

 

5.06 Alfred Hitchcock Presents: ANNIVERSARY GIFT

Revue-Shamley prod. no. 13608 

01-Nov-59 CBS Sun

written by Harold Swanton

story by John Collier

directed by Norman Lloyd

director of photography John L. Russell, A.S.C.
Guest Stars:
Harry Morgan ........ Hermie Jensen
Barbara Baxley ...... Myra Jensen
Jackie Coogan ....... George Bates
Michael J. Pollard .. Hansel Eidelpfeiffer
James Field ......... Doctor
Maurice Manson ...... Postman
Steven McAdam ....... Shopkeeper

Synopsis 1:

A man plans to give his wife a poisonous snake.

Synopsis 2:
For years Myra Jensen has made her husband's life miserable and given all her affection

to the birds and animals she keeps in the house. As an anniversary present,

Hermie Jensen decides to give Myra one pet she doesn't have.  [RF]

 

5.07 Alfred Hitchcock Presents: DRY RUN

Revue-Shamley prod. no. 13617 

08-Nov-59 CBS Sun

written by Bill S. Ballinger

story by Norman Struber

directed by John Brahm

director of photography Lionel Lindon, A.S.C.
Guest Stars:
Robert Vaughn ....... Art
Walter Matthau ...... Moran
David White ......... Barbarossa
Valerie Allen ....... Claire
Tyler McVey ......... Prentice

Synopsis 1:

A man tries to prove his worth to a syndicate.

Synopsis 2:
An ambitious young killer is brought before the mob boss and told he's

got to pass a test before he's accepted in the gang.  [RF]

 

5.08 Alfred Hitchcock Presents: THE BLESSINGTON METHOD

Revue-Shamley prod. no. 13615 

15-Nov-59 CBS Sun

written by Halsted Welles

story by Stanley Ellin

directed by Herschel Daugherty

director of photography John F. Warren, A.S.C.
Guest Stars:
Dick York ............ J.J. Bunce
Henry Jones .......... John Treadwell
Elizabeth Patterson .. Grandmother
Irene Windust ........ Mrs. Treadwell
Paul E. Burns ........ Fisherman
Vaughn Meadows ....... Jack Treadwell
Nancy Kilgas ......... Jill
Penny Edwards ........ Secretary

Synopsis 1:

A society devotes itself to eliminating old people.
Synopsis 2:
The time is July 13, 1980 and seniors are living longer much to the chagrin of

John Treadwell, whose Mother is the mother from hell and is driving him nuts,

when J.J. Bunts comes along and offers him a chance at happiness. [RF]
 

5.09 Alfred Hitchcock Presents: DEAD WEIGHT

Revue-Shamley prod. no. 13625 

22-Nov-59 CBS Sun

written by Jerry Sohl

story by Herb Golden

directed by Stuart Rosenberg

director of photography John L. Russell, A.S.C.
Guest Stars:
Joseph Cotten ......... Courtney Nesbitt Masterson
Julie Adams ........... Peg Valence
Don Gordon ............ Rudy Stickney
Ted de Corsia ......... Inspector Salva
Angela Greene ......... Mrs. Masterson
Claude Stroud ......... P.I. Lester Elleridge
Gail Bonney ........... Mary, Masterson's secretary
Reita Green ........... Rita, Receptionist
George Dockstader ..... Motorcycle Cop

Synopsis:

A cheating husband avoids blackmail with murder.

 

5.10 Alfred Hitchcock Presents: SPECIAL DELIVERY

Revue-Shamley prod. no. 13623 

29-Nov-59 CBS Sun

written by Ray Bradbury

directed by Norman Lloyd

director of photography Lionel Lindon, A.S.C.
Guest Stars:
Steve Dunne ........... Hugh Fortnam (Bill other source)
Beatrice Straight ..... Cynthia Fortnam
Peter Lazer ........... Tom Fortnam
Frank Maxwell ......... Roger
CeCe Whitney .......... Dorothy
Michael Burns ......... Joe Willis
Pat Hagerty ........... Jimmy
Jim O'Neill ........... Policeman
Ethel Shutta .......... Mrs. Goodbody

Synopsis:

Special-delivery mushrooms cause problems.

Synopsis 2:
A boy sends for mushrooms to grow in his cellar. [RF]

 

5.11 Alfred Hitchcock Presents: ROAD HOG

Revue-Shamley prod. no. 13610 

06-Dec-59 CBS Sun

written by Bill S. Ballinger

based on a story by Harold Daniels

as published in Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine
directed by Stuart Rosenberg
director of photography John L. Russell, A.S.C.
Guest Stars:
Raymond Massey ........ Sam Pine
Robert Emhardt ........ Ed Fratus
Ray Teal .............. Ben Tulip
Richard Chamberlain ... Clay Pine
Brad Weston ........... Sam Pine Jr.
Roscoe Ates ........... Tavern Customer
James Easton Jr........ Davy Pine
Gordon Wynn ........... Doctor
Betsy Hale ............ Little Girl
Synopsis:

An unyielding motorist causes a man's death. [DM]

Synopsis 2:

After young Davy Pine is gorged by a bull, his family puts him on their truck to rush

 him to the nearest county hospital but an road hog slows down and won't let them

pass and actually runs them off the road. [RF]

 

5.12 Alfred Hitchcock Presents: SPECIALTY OF THE HOUSE

Revue-Shamley prod. no. 13618 

13-Dec-59 CBS Sun

written by Victor Wolfson

story by Stanley Ellin

directed by Robert Stevens

director of photography John L. Russell, A.S.C.
Guest Stars:
Robert Morley ......... Mr. Laffler
Madame Spivy .......... Spirro
Kenneth Haigh ......... Costain
George Keymas ......... Paul
Bettye Ackerman ....... Mrs. Inkel
Tetsu Komai ........... Lum Fong Ho
Charles Wagenheim ..... Henlein
Lee Turnbull .......... the Chef
Synopsis:
Mr. Laffler, a gourmet, is especially fond of the "lamb armistran" served

at his private club. He raves about this culinary triumph and eventually

decides to treat his young business associate to a taste of it. [RF]

Synopsis:

A dining club features an unusual specialty.

 

5.13 Alfred Hitchcock Presents: AN OCCURRENCE AT OWL CREEK BRIDGE

Revue-Shamley prod. no. 13611 

20-Dec-59 CBS Sun

written by Harold Swanton

story by Ambrose Bierce

directed by Robert Stevenson

director of photography John L. Russell, A.S.C.
Guest Stars:
Ronald Howard ......... Joe Peyton Farquhar
Juano Hernandez ....... Josh
Kenneth Tobey ......... Colonel Jeff Venable
Douglas Kennedy ....... Union Officer
James Coburn .......... Union Soldier
Brad Weston ........... Corporal
Ruby Goodwin .......... Hattie
Gregg Stewart ......... Soldier
Unknown ............... Melissa Farquhar
Synopsis:

A Confederate loyalist thinks he has cheated death.

 

5.14 Alfred Hitchcock Presents: GRADUATING CLASS

Revue-Shamley prod. no. 13607 

27-Dec-59 CBS Sun

written by Stirling Silliphant

story by Edouard Sandoz

directed by Herschel Daugherty

director of photography Lionel Lindon, A.S.C.
Guest Stars:
Wendy Hiller ........ Laura Siddons
Gigi Perreau ........ Gloria Pope
Jocelyn Brando ...... Julia Conrad
Robert H. Harris .... Ben Proudy
Sheila Bromley ...... Sarah
Madge Kennedy ....... Dorothy
Josie Lloyd ......... Gloria's friend
Julie Payne ......... Gloria's friend
David McMahon ....... Mr. Barnes

Synopsis 1:

A student accuses a teacher of blackmail.

Synopsis 2:

Miss Siddons suspects that Gloria Pope, one of her high school students,

is carrying on a secret romance. Miss Siddons and her neighbor Ben

Proudy encounter Gloria with a boy and follow the couple. [RF]

 

5.15 Alfred Hitchcock Presents: MAN FROM THE SOUTH

Revue-Shamley prod. no. 13620 

03-Jan-60 CBS Sun

written by William Fay

based on a short story by Roald Dahl published in Colliers (1948)

directed by Norman Lloyd

director of photography Lionel Lindon, A.S.C.
Guest Stars:
Steve McQueen ........ Gambler
Peter Lorre .......... Carlos
Neile Adams .......... Woman
Tyler McVey .......... Witness / Referee
Katherine Squire ..... Carlos's wife
Marc Cavell .......... Dealer
Phil Gordon .......... Waiter

Synopsis:

A young man takes a macabre bet to win a car.

 

5.16 Alfred Hitchcock Presents: THE IKON OF ELIJAH

Revue-Shamley prod. no. 13631 

10-Jan-60 CBS Sun

written by Norah Perez & Victor Wolfson

story by Avram Davidson

directed by Paul Almond

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

Guest Stars:

Oskar Homolka ....... Carpius

Sam Jaffe ....... Archimandrite

Danielle de Metz ....... Elphtheria

Arthur Gould-Porter ....... Major Parslow

William Greene ...... Theodoras

David Janti ....... Paul Carp

Robert Richards ...... Brother Constantine

Fred Catania ....... Brother Damianos

Richard Longman ....... Callost Chiringirian

Synopsis:

A man seeks an icon in an isolated monastery.

 

5.17 Alfred Hitchcock Presents: THE CURE

Revue-Shamley prod. no. 13622 

24-Jan-60 CBS Sun

written by Michael Pertwee

story by Robert Bloch

directed by Herschel Daugherty

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

Guest Stars:

Nehemiah Persoff ....... Jeff Jensen

Cara Williams ....... Marie Jensen

Peter Mark Richman ....... Mike

Leonard Strong ....... Luis

Jhean Burton ......... Lucia

Synopsis:

A vicious wife visits a headshrinker.

 

5.18 Alfred Hitchcock Presents: BACKWARD, TURN BACKWARD

Revue-Shamley prod. no. 13626 

31-Jan-60 CBS Sun

written by Charles Beaumont

story by Dorothy Salisbury Davis

directed by Stuart Rosenberg

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

Guest Stars:

Tom Tully .......... Phil Canby
Alan Baxter ........ Sheriff Andy Willetts
Raymond Bailey ..... Harris
Phyllis Love ....... Sue Thompson
Paul Maxwell ....... Saul
Rebecca Welles ..... Betty Murray
Peggy Converse ..... Mrs. Lyons
David Carlie
Selmer Jackson
Mark Erickson

Synopsis 1:

A man is accused of killing his fiancee's father.
Synopsis 2:
When Matthew Wallace Thompson is murdered, the first suspect Sheriff Andy Willetts

suspects is the boyfriend of his 18 year old daughter the 60 year old gardener, Phil Canby. [RF]
 

5.19 Alfred Hitchcock Presents: NOT THE RUNNING TYPE

Revue-Shamley prod. no. 13606 

07-Feb-60 CBS Sun

written by Jerry Sohl

story by Henry Slesar

directed by Arthur Hiller

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

Guest Stars:

Paul Hartman ....... Milton Potter
Robert Bray ........ Capt. Ernest Fisher
Wendell Holmes ..... John B. Halverson
Herb Ellis ......... Mr. Carmody
Bert Freed ......... Police Captain
O.Z. Whitehead ..... Mr. Newton
Murray Alper ....... Ship Passenger
Maurice Manson ..... Bank Manager

Synopsis:

An embezzler reaps the profits of years in jail. [DM]

Synopsis:
After confessing embezzlement, an investment clerk refuses to return the money

- even when the police promise a lighter sentence. [RF]

 

5.20 Alfred Hitchcock Presents: THE DAY OF THE BULLET

Revue-Shamley prod. no. 13627 

14-Feb-60 CBS Sun

teleplay by Bill S. Ballinger

story by Stanley Ellin

directed by Norman Lloyd

director of photography Neal Beckner

Guest Stars:

Barry Gordon ........ Ignace 'Iggy' Kovacs

John Craven ........ Clete Vine

Glenn Walken ......... Clete Vine as a boy

Dennis Patrick ......... Mr. Rose

Biff Elliott ......... Mr. Kovacs

Harry Landers .......... Joe

Clegg Hoyt ......... Desk Sergeant

Sam Gilman .......... Policeman

David Fresco ......... Victim

Synopsis 1:

In New York City, a man walking down the street buys a tabloid newspaper.

On the front page is a photo of a bloody corpse in the front seat of a car;

the headline reads 'Brooklyn rackets boss shot to death.' 'So that's how he

died,' thinks the man, recalling his childhood in Bath Beach, Brooklyn,

1925 ... He and his young friend Iggy were in awe of Mr. Rose, a notorious

mobster--but Iggy saved his hero-worship for his father.   [RF]

Synopsis 2:

A childhood disillusionment leads to death.

 

5.21 Alfred Hitchcock Presents: HITCHHIKE

Revue-Shamley prod. no. 13609 

21-Feb-60 CBS Sun

written by Bernard C. Schoenfeld

story by Ed Lacy

directed by Paul Henreid

director of photography Lionel Lindon, A.S.C.
Guest Stars:
John McIntire ....... Charles Underhill
Robert Morse ........ Len
Suzanne Pleshette ... Anne
Read Morgan ......... Police Officer
Paul E. Burns ....... Proprietor

Synopsis 1:

A man becomes afraid of a teen-age hitchhiker.

Synopsis2:
A young hitchhiker comes to the rescue when Charles Underhill's car breaks down,

and Underhill's niece talks him into giving the boy a lift. When they resume their trip,

they learn that their passenger was recently in reform school. [RF]
 

5.22 Alfred Hitchcock Presents: ACROSS THE THRESHOLD

Revue-Shamley prod. no. 13629 

28-Feb-60 CBS Sun (rebroadcast 28Aug60)

written by Charlotte Armstrong

story by L.B. Gordon

directed by Arthur Hiller

Guest Stars:

Barbara Baxley ........ Irma Collette

George Grizzard ........ Hubert Wintor

Patricia Collinge ........ Sofie Wintor

Synopsis 1:

A man wants his mother to join her dead husband.

Synopsis 2:
Hubert Wintor needs money, but his wealthy mother refuses to let him have any.

So Hubert gets actress Irma Collett to conduct a seance and suggest to Mama that

she'd be much happier if she joined her husband in the world beyond the grave.  [RF]

 

5.23 Alfred Hitchcock Presents: CRAIG'S WILL

Revue-Shamley prod. no. 13624 

06-Mar-60 CBS Sun

written by Albert Lewin & Burt Styler

story by Valerie Dyke

directed by Gene Reynolds

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

Guest Stars:

Dick Van Dyke ........ Thomas Craig

Stella Stevens ....... Judy

Paul Stewart ...... Vincent Noonan

Harry Tyler ......... Sam Loomis
Stephen Roberts ..... Lawyer
Joseph Holland ...... Hunter
Maurice Manson ...... Psychiatrist
Almira Sessions ..... Martha Henderson
Casper the dog

Synopsis:

A greedy woman wants a canine heir to die early.

 

5.24 Alfred Hitchcock Presents: MADAME MYSTERY

Revue-Shamley prod. no. 13633 

27-Mar-60 CBS Sun

written by William Fay

story by Robert Bloch

directed by John Brahm

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

Guest Stars:

Audrey Totter ........ Betsy Blake

Joby Baker ........... Jimmy Dolan

Harp McGuire .......... Steven

Mike Ragan .......... Beach Boy
Meri Welles ......... Beach Girl

Synopsis 1:

A publicist takes advantage of a star's demise.

Synopsis 2:
Young Jimmy Dolan turns the drowning of an obscure actress into the

second coming by weaving a tale about the fading actress' last breath. [RF]

 

5.25 Alfred Hitchcock Presents: THE LITTLE MAN WHO WAS THERE

Revue-Shamley prod. no. 13637 

03-Apr-60 CBS Sun

written by Gordon Russell & Larry Ward

directed by George Stevens Jr.

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

Guest Stars:

Norman Lloyd ........ Little Man

Arch Johnson ......... Jamie McMahon

Read Morgan ........ Ben McMahon

Robert Armstrong ........ Okie

Clegg Hoyt ....... Hutch

Mike Ragan ....... Pete

Robert Armstrong ....... Saloonkeeper

Rosco Ates ....... Piano Player

Clancy Cooper ...... Miner

Frank Christi ...... Miner

Synopsis 1:

Two brawny, good-hearted brothers enforce the peace in a high-living mining

town according to the Golden rule, until a dapper little gent in a top hat

challenges their authority.  [RF]

Synopsis 2:

A little man seems to disable two huge miners.

 

5.26 Alfred Hitchcock Presents: MOTHER, MAY I GO OUT TO SWIM?

Revue-Shamley prod. no. 13632 

10-Apr-60 CBS Sun

written by James P. Cavanagh

based on a story by Q. Patrick

directed by Herschel Daugherty

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

Guest Stars:

Gia Scala ........ Lottie Rank

William Shatner ......... John Crane

Jessie Royce Landis ....... Claire Crane

Robert Carson ....... Inquest Board Chairman
Donald Elson ....... Lawyer

Synopsis:

A woman plans to kill her beau's clinging mother.

 

5.27 Alfred Hitchcock Presents: THE CUCKOO CLOCK

Revue-Shamley prod. no. 13630 

17-Apr-60 CBS Sun

written by Robert Bloch

story by Frank Mace

directed by John Brahm

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

Guest Stars:

Beatrice Straight ......... Ida Blythe

Fay Spain ........ Madeleine Hall

Patricia Hitchcock ......... Dorothy

Don Beddoe ....... Burt

Donald Buka ....... Stranger

Synopsis:

A woman encounters an escaped mental patient.

 

5.28 Alfred Hitchcock Presents: FORTY DETECTIVES LATER

Revue-Shamley prod. no. 13636 

24-Apr-60 CBS Sun

written by Henry Slesar

directed by Arthur Hiller

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

Guest Stars:

James Franciscus .......... William Tyre

Jack Weston ........ Otto

George Mitchell ........ Munro Dean

Arlene McQuade ....... Gloria

Robert Kelljan ....... Customer

Synopsis:

A detective is hired to locate a killer.

 

5.29 Alfred Hitchcock Presents: THE HERO

Revue-Shamley prod. no. 13604 

01-May-60 CBS Sun

written by Bill S. Ballinger

story by Henry De Vere Stacpoole

directed by John Brahm

director of photography John F. Warren, A.S.C.
Guest Stars:
Eric Portman ........ Richard Musgrave
Oskar Homolka ....... Jan Vander Klaue
Irene Tedrow ........ Lady Musgrave
Sally Pearce ........ Elizabeth Musgrave
Ralph Clanton ....... Purser
Jack Livesey ........ Captain
Irene Windust ....... Jennifer Boswell
Richard Lupino ...... Photographer
Bartlett Robinson ... American
Barry Harvey ........ Steward
Barney Bernard ...... Ship's Bartender

Synopsis:

A businessman meets a partner he left for dead.

 

5.30 Alfred Hitchcock Presents: INSOMNIA

Revue-Shamley prod. no. 13638 

08-May-60 CBS Sun

written by Henry Slesar

directed by John Brahm

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

Guest Stars:

Dennis Weaver ....... Charles Cavender
Al Hodge ............ Mr. Turney
James Millhollin .... Doctor Tedaldi
John S. Ragin ....... Jack Fletcher
Dorothea Lord ....... Receptionist
Ken Clark ........... Fireman
Sam Gilman .......... Boss

Synopsis:

An insomniac turns to murder for relief.

 

5.31 Alfred Hitchcock Presents: I CAN TAKE CARE OF MYSELF

Revue-Shamley prod. no. 13605 

15-May-60 CBS Sun

written by Thomas Grant

story by Fred McMorrow

directed by Alan Crosland Jr.

director of photography John F. Warren, A.S.C.
Guest Stars:
Frankie Darro ....... Little Dandy Dorf
Myron McCormick ..... Bert Haber
Linda Lawson ........ Georgia
Pat Harrington, Jr. . Insurance Man
Will Kuluva ......... Joey Palermo
Leonard Weinrib ..... Amos
Edmon Ryan .......... Det. Jack Simpson
William Sharon ...... Man

Synopsis 1:

A man runs afoul of a dangerous mobster.

Synopsis 2:
A night club singer is annoyed by the persistent attentions of Little Dandy,

 a mobster who's used to having his own way. When the girl and her pianist combine

 to give him the brush-off, he decides on a plan to soothe his wounded pride. [RF]

 

5.32 Alfred Hitchcock Presents: ONE GRAVE TOO MANY

Revue-Shamley prod. no. 13641 

22-May-60 CBS Sun

written by Eli Jerome

story by Henry Slesar

directed by Arthur Hiller

director of photography John L. Russell

Guest Stars:

Jeremy Slate ........ Joe Helmer
Neile Adams ......... Irene Helmer
Biff Elliot ......... Lt. Bates
Tyler McVey ......... Sgt. Dugan
Howard McNear ....... Mr. Pickett
David Carlile ....... Patrolman
Paul Bradley ........ Morgue Attendent

Synopsis:

A man takes a supposedly dead person's wallet.

Synopsis:
Joe Helmer is so broke that he steals the wallet of

 a man who dropped dead in the street. [RF]

 

5.33 Alfred Hitchcock Presents: PARTY LINE

Revue-Shamley prod. no. 13640 

29-May-60 CBS Sun

written by Eli Jerome

story by Henry Slesar

directed by Hilton A. Green

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

Guest Stars:

Judy Canova ......... Helen Parch
Arch Johnson ........ Heywood Miller
Gertrude Flynn ...... Betty Nubbins
Royal Dano .......... Mr. Atkins
Ellen Corby ......... Emma
Ted Knight .......... Mr. Maynard
Charity Grace ....... Nosey Neighbor
Synopsis:

A widow's party-line behavior endangers her.

 

5.34 Alfred Hitchcock Presents: CELL 227

Revue-Shamley prod. no. 13635 

05-Jun-60 CBS Sun

written by Bill S. Ballinger

story by Bryce Walton

directed by Paul Henreid

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

Guest Stars:

Brian Keith ........ Professor Herbert Morrison
Frank Maxwell ...... Maury Berg
Liam Sullivan ...... Father McCann
James Westerfield .. Pops Lafferty
James Best ......... Hennessy
Sal Ponti .......... De Baca
Harry Raybould ..... Holt
Robert Carson ...... Warden Elvery

Synopsis 1:

A condemned man makes a fatal mistake.

Synopsis 2:
Professor Herbert Morrison awaits his death. His lawyer is trying to get a

last-minute stay of execution, but the professor says he doesn't want a reprieve. [RF]

 

5.35 Alfred Hitchcock Presents: THE SCHWARTZ-METTERKLUME METHOD

Revue-Shamley prod. no. 13603 

12-Jun-60 CBS Sun

written by Marian Cockrell

story by Hector Hugh Munro (Saki)

directed by Richard Dunlap

director of photography John F. Warren, A.S.C.
Guest Stars:
Hermione Gingold .... Charlotte Hope
Elspeth March ....... Mrs. Wellington
Patricia Hitchcock .. Rose
Doris Lloyd ......... Nannie
Noel Drayton ........ Huggins

not credited on screen,
Norma Varden ........ Jenny
Angela Cartwright ... Irenee Wellington
.......... John Wellington
.......... Vicar
.......... Claude Wellington (youngest boy)
.......... Wilfrid Wellington (boy)
.......... Viola Wellington (eldest girl)
.......... Train Conductor
.......... Stableman
.......... Chauffeur Simpson
.......... Gertrude Simpson (girl)
.......... Nelly Simpson (girl)
.......... Robert Simpson (little boy) *Chauffeur's children playing with the Wellington children.
.......... John Wellington
.......... Vicar
.......... Claude (boy)
.......... Wilfrid (boy)
.......... Train Conductor
.......... Stableman

Synopsis:

A new governess employs unusual teaching methods. [DM]

Summary:

Very reminiscent of Mary Poppins story with a twist!

*Note: End credits did not include several cast names.

 

5.36 Alfred Hitchcock Presents: LETTER OF CREDIT

Revue-Shamley prod. no. 13644  

19-Jun-60 CBS Sun

written by Helen Nielsen

directed by Paul Henreid

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

Guest Stars:

Bob Sweeney ......... William Spengler
Robert Bray ......... Henry Taylor
Cyril Delevanti ..... Josiah Wingate
Theodore Newton ..... Sam Kern
Ron Nichols ......... Arnold Mathias
Jacqueline Holt ..... Miss Foster
Joseph Hamilton ..... Stationmaster

Synopsis 1:

A convict's death reopens a bank-robbery case.

Synopsis 2:
A man introduces himself to bank president William Spengler as Henry Taylor, novelist.

Taylor is writing a story and wants details of a recent bank robbery for background material.  [RF]

 

5.37 Alfred Hitchcock Presents: ESCAPE TO SONOITA

Revue-Shamley prod. no. 13634 

26-Jun-60 CBS Sun

written by James H. Howard & Bill S. Ballinger

story by James H. Howard

directed by Stuart Rosenberg

director of photography Neal Beckner

Guest Stars:

Burt Reynolds ....... Bill Davis
James Bell .......... Andy Davis
Venetia Stevenson ... Stephanie
Murray Hamilton ..... Marsh
Harry Dean Stanton .. Man
Robert Karnes ....... Ted
George Dockstader ... Trooper

Synopsis:

A trucker (Burt Reynolds) outwits kidnappers.

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