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 Season 6 (CBS) (1953-54)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:  Rina Fox  [Updated May 2019]
references:
TV Guide / Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)
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CBS Tuesdays 9:30-10:00pm Eastern
 

6.01 [212] Suspense: PARADISE JUNCTION
01Sep1953 CBS Tue
Written by Meade Roberts
Narrator Rex Marshall
starring
Tod Andrews
Dorothy Donahue
Synopsis:
The story of a traveling circus and its unhappy owner.
*Note: Actual sideshow acts are featured, a fire eater, the strong man and the tattooed man.

6.02 [213] Suspense: REIGN OF TERROR
08Sep1953 CBS Tue
Written by Michael Dyne
Narrator Rex Marshall
starring
Dick Haymes
Miroslava

Leonard Barry
Peter Capell
Rose Stradner
Synopsis:
An innocent woman is sentenced to death during the French Revolution.
Synopsis 2:
Saga of an aristocratic lady scheduled for the guillotine during the French Revolution's reign of terror.
*Note: This was the TV debut of Miroslava remembered for her work in "Brave Bulls", she was known as the Mexican Ginger Rogers.

6.03 [214] Suspense: THE DARKEST NIGHT
15Sep1953 CBS Tue
Written by Manya Starr ("The Runaway")
Narrator Rex Marshall
starring
Sally Forrest
Synopsis:
Murder and blackmail ruin a bride-to-be's bridal shower.

6.04 [215] Suspense: THE RIDDLE OF MAYERLING
22Sep1953 CBS Tue
Written by Michael Dyne
Narrator Rex Marshall
starring
Viveca Lindfors ... Maria Vetsera
Christopher Plummer .... Hapsburg Archduke Rudolph
Lilia Skala ....... Countess Larisch
Ross Martin
Synopsis:
A dramatic adaptation of the famous and true story of a commoner's ill-fated romance with the Archduke Rudolph of Hapsburg.
Maria Vetsera the young patriot whose love for Rudolph inspires him to join the movement to free Hungary from the
Austro-Hungarian Empire in 1881.
The romantic scenes and suspensful in its depiction of the struggle between Rudolph and the Austrian prime minister which
reaches a climax in the royal hunting lodge at Mayerling.

6.05 [216] Suspense: THE SISTERS
29Sep1953 CBS Tue
Written by William K. Wells
Narrator Rex Marshall
starring
Judith Evelyn
Martha Scott
Synopsis:
The play tells the tragic tale of a pair of recluses whose lives are brought into focus for the first time after years
of frustration and jealousy.

6.06 [217] Suspense: DEATH AT SKIRKERUD POND
06Oct1953 CBS Tue
Written by James P. Cavanagh
Narrated by Quentin Reynolds
Synopsis:
The story of a tense trial in Norway when a jury was asked to remember what it was like in their homeland during the war.
The actual verdict is revealed at the end of the program.
*Note: It's a true incident of Word War 2, posing a question to the viewing audience was it murder or patriotism
when two members of the Norwegian underground killed their own countrymen to prevent exposure of the resistance movement.

6.07 [218] Suspense: THE ACCOUNTING
13Oct1953 CBS Tue
Adapted by Ben Radin / Based on the story "L'Honneur" by Emile Zola
Narrator Rex Marshall
starring
Everett Sloane
Joseph Anthony
Synopsis:
The story of a corrupt supply captain, son of an illustrious military hero and a fiercely loyal major who challenges
him to a duel to preserve the family's honor. Involved in the captain's peccadillos are a temptress for whom he
forges butcher's receipts and his young son who is being groomed for entrance into St. Cyr. France's West Point.

6.08 [219] Suspense: THE VALLEY OF THE KINGS
20Oct1953 CBS Tue
Written by Lois Jacoby
Narrator Rex Marshall
starring
Herbert Berghof
Jack Livesey
Synopsis:
The tense story of an archeological expedition searching for the tomb of King Tutmose. They finally find it and its
treasures untouched; but then the curse of the Pharaoh on anyone defiling his tombs sacred precincts begin to strike.

6.09 [220] Suspense: THE OTHERS
27Oct1953 CBS Tue
Written by Richard Lortz
Narrator Rex Marshall
starring
Geraldine Fitzgerald
Hugh Reilly
Doreen Lang
Roni Dengel
Donny Bilworth
Synopsis:
A young married woman who with her husband revisits a newly bought country estate during a blizzard and is
terrified to see a ghostly family occupying the place. The hallucinations resolve into an ironic twist of fate.

6.10 [221] Suspense: THE INTERRUPTION
03Nov1953 CBS Tue
Written by Denis Green
Narrator Rex Marshall
starring
Cedric Hardwicke
Evelyn Varden
Synopsis:
An English gentleman gloats over the murder of his wife only to learn that his evil housekeeper knows his secret.

6.11 [222] Suspense: NEEDLE IN A HAYSTACK
(Back to the Mines, Boys written by Paul Monash)
10Nov1953 CBS Tue
Teleplay by Paul Monash
Based on Walter Karig's book "Battle Report"
Narrator Rex Marshall
starring
Lee Marvin
Edwin Cooper
Ross Martin
Synopsis:
The behind-the-scenes story of how the U. S. Navy ferreted out the secret of Communist minefields in Wonsan Harbor.
Central figure in this account is a courageous officer who went behind enemy lines to get information which enabled
minesweepers to clear the way for the safe landing of 22,000 Marines.
*Note: The sponsors will devote its middle commercial time to the first public showing of official films of the
Navy's latest guided missiles and research.

6.12 [223] Suspense: THE NEWCOMER
17Nov1953 CBS Tue
Written by Robert Skutch
Narrator Rex Marshall
starring
Zachary Scott
Jane Sutherland
Synopsis:
A story of a brash stranger in a small Western town who changes his ways when arrested for the murder of a local belle.

6.13 [224] Suspense: MY SHORT WALK TO FREEDOM
24Nov1953 CBS Tue
Written by James P. Cavanagh
Narrator Rex Marshall
starring
Joseph Anthony
John Baragrey
Nehemiah Persoff
Synopsis:
A Hungarian patriot escapes from a Communist concentration camp by simply walking out.
Geza Garamy plans his escape. He slugs a guard, puts on his uniform, then joins a group of off-duty
soldiers strolling through the front gate on their way to a night of revelry in nearby Budapest. Safely
arriving in his home in that city, Garamy must then achieve the most difficult part of his flight to freedom,
evading the inevitable search for him and getting safely out of the city.
Synopsis 2:
A fugitive from a Russian concentration camp is cornered in his Budapest home and disguises himself
and his brother to try a get beyond the Iron Curtain.

6.14 [225] Suspense: LAUGH IT OFF
01Dec1953 CBS Tue
Teleplay by Philip Barry Jr. and Lorenzo Semple Jr.
Story by Charlotte Armstrong
Narrator Rex Marshall
starring
Dick Haymes
Patricia Barry
Edward Andrews
Synopsis:
A kindly young man believes a girl's story that she is marked for murder and risks his life to save her,
despite warnings from friends that she is a habitual liar and thrill-seeker.

6.15 [226] Suspense: DAY NEVER CAME
08Dec1953 CBS Tue
Teleplay by Steve Fisher
Story by Ben Radin
Narrator Rex Marshall
starring
Charles Korvin
Virginia Baker
Synopsis:
An imprisoned spy faces trial and plots to kill the only witness against him.

6.16 [227] Suspense: CAGLIOSTRO AND THE CHESS PLAYER
15Dec1953 CBS Tue
Written by Michael Dyne
Narrator Rex Marshall
starring
Jack Palance
Dana Wynter
E.A. Krumschmitt
Synopsis:
The weird tragedy of a monstrous mechanical chess player, based on the adventures of Count Alessandro di Cagliostro,
18th Century Italian magician is dramatized. The story is set in Poland where the cunning magician inveigles King Stanislaus
into a chess game with his mechanical genius. Meanwhile Cagliostro's intriguing carries him into a love affair with a
beautiful countess who agrees to run away with him bringing her jewels of course. The secret of the chess player is revealed
as Cagliostro sets the stage for his greatest coup: a triumph over the chess loving King and a midnight flight with the Countess.
But the charlatan underestimates his opponet, for the King's encyclopedic knowledge of chess proves to be the magician's downfall.

6.17 [228] Suspense: THE GIFT OF FEAR
22Dec1953 CBS Tue
Written by James P. Cavanagh
Narrator Rex Marshall
starring
Paul Hartman
Pud Flanagan
Dennis O'Keefe
Eleanor Wilson
Skedge Miller
Synopsis:
A little boy in a department store and a night watchman who likes toys better than people are featured in this odd Christmas tale.
Synopsis 2:
A youngster while visiting toyland, is warned by his mother that bad little boys get locked in dark closets by watchmen.
Later that day the boy slips out of his home and goes back to the story to buy his mother a Christmas gift. He is locked in
and suddenly confronted in the toy department by the man he had been warned against. Terrified, the boy tries to get away,
leading to a suspenseful sequence against a background of toys.

6.18 [229] Suspense: MR. NOBODY
29Dec1953 CBS Tue
Written by Richard Lortz
Narrator Rex Marshall
starring
Art Carney
Constance Bennett
Synopsis:
A wealthy vicious woman turns a good-hearted but naive tramp into a pawn in her evil plans.

6.19 [230] Suspense: DIAMONDS IN THE SKY
05Jan1954 CBS Tue
Written by John Clare
Narrator Rex Marshall
starring
Annabella ......... Nina Marrais
Eddie Garr
Jackson Young
Synopsis:
A gang of smugglers, diamonds and a beautiful woman add up to trouble for the pilot on a trans-Atlantic flight.
Synopsis 2:
Beautiful Nina Marrais formerly of the French underground gets involved with an American airline pilot
and involves him with a gang of gems smugglers on his route from Paris to Montreal.
*Note: French star Annabella first television appearance.

6.20 [231] Suspense: THE SCRAP IRON CURTAIN
12Jan1954 CBS Tue
Written by Reginald Lawrence
Narrator Rex Marshall
starring
Bart Burns ........ Baclav Uhlik
Synopsis:
Dramatization of the true story of Baclav Uhlik, a Czech machinist who built an armored car, and last July transported
his wife, two children and four friends to the town of Waldmuenchen in the Western zone of Germany.
Synopsis 2:
The true story of Baclav Uhlik, a Czech machinist who built an armored car and last July transported his wife,
two children and four friends 40 mile through the Bohemian forests to the town of Waldmeunchen in the western zone of Germany.
*Note: Presented in conjunction with Radio Free Europe.

6.21 [232] Suspense: THE HAUNTED
19Jan1954 CBS Tue
Written by Ben Radin
Narrator Rex Marshall
starring
John Archer
Augusta Dabney
Helmut Dantine
Synopsis:
The second wife of a ski-lodge owner suspects her husband of the murder of his first wife.
Synopsis 2:
A husband and his second wife return to his skiing lodge, where his first wife met with a mysterious skiing accident.

6.22 [233] Suspense: AN AFFAIR WITH A GHOST
26Jan1954 CBS Tue
Teleplay by Ben Radin / Story by Clifford Dowdey
Narrator Rex Marshall
starring
Darren McGavin
Felicia Montealegre
Synopsis:
A dead French underground leader returns to save a band of hostages when a Nazi collaborator goes back on his promise.

6.23 [234] Suspense: THE MAN WHO WOULDN'T TALK
02Feb1954 CBS Tue
Written by Paul Monash
Narrated by Quentin Reynolds
starring
Harry Townes ...... George DuPre
Peter Capell
Stefan Schnabel
Karen Price
Synopsis:
A drama based on the hoax of Canadian George DuPre, who claimed service in the French underground as a
British intelligence officer during World War II.

*Note: DuPre told an exciting and completely credible story to Reynolds. He said that he was a British Intelligence
agent who underwent fiendish tortures at the hands of the Nazis in France during World War 2.
Despite this he refused to reveal his identity and his work to the Gestapo.
Reynolds published a book relating the brave man's great work. Alter it'hit the stands. It was discovered that the whole yarn
was a figment of DuPre's imagination, DuPre was unmasked by a Calgary newspaperman Douglas Collins.
George DuPre perpetrated the greatest hoax of modern times; and managed to "take in" world-famed Quentin Reynolds as
well as Bennett Cerf, astute publisher of Random House books.
The "Suspense" tale will show how the hoax was discovered and Reynolds will explain, at the end of the show, what
made a man like DuPre make up such a fantastic and believable story.
Quentin Reynolds had published the story he wrote about Dupre's story to November's Reader's Digest and then
published an apology for having presented pure-fiction.

6.24 [235] Suspense: THE MOONSTONE
09Feb1954 CBS Tue
Teleplay by Michael Dyne / Story by Wilkie Collins
starring
Phyllis Kirk
Noel Leslie
Synopsis:
A young girl inherits a collection of Far Eastern gems from her eccentric uncle. Among them is "The Moonstone,"
on which, she is told, there is a powerful curse.
*Note: This was the first detective story ever written.

6.25 [236] Suspense: THE EXECUTION
16Feb1954 CBS Tue
Written by James P. Cavanagh / Story by Faith Baldwin
Narrator Rex Marshall
starring
Joseph Anthony
Katharine Bard
Synopsis:
After a War department telegram reveals her son's heroic death in battle unseals the lips of a mother involved
in a 10-year-old tragedy involving her brutal husband.

6.26 [237] Suspense: DEATH OF THE SCREEN
23Feb1954 CBS Tue
Written by James P. Cavanagh
Narrator Rex Marshall
starring
Don Hanmer
Paul Langton
Synopsis:
A frantic wife sits by her TV set, watching a public dinner where a deranged man is getting ready to kill her husband. [RF]

6.27 [238] Suspense: I DO SOLEMNLY SWEAR
02Mar1954 CBS Tue
Written by James P. Cavanagh
Narrator Rex Marshall
starring
Nancy Kelly
Royal Dano
Synopsis:
The story of the first woman juror in the United States in 1870 Laramie, Wyoming. A woman finds the man she is to marry
has been killed and the killer acquitted. Two more killings take place and she starts a crusade that ends up with women on the jury.
*Note: The Mystery Writers of America, through it's executive vice president Will Oursler presents a
special award to "Suspense" in recognition of the program's contribution to the field of mystery and suspense writing.

6.28 [239] Suspense: BEFORE THE ACT
09Mar1954 CBS Tue
Teleplay by Ben Radin/ Story by Thomas Walsh
Narrator Rex Marshall
starring
Jeffrey Lynn
Jo Van Fleet
Synopsis:
A young bank official is the intended scapegoat of a carefully designed plan to rob the vault of $100,000.
The plan is the brain child of the secretary of the embezzling bank president.

6.29 [240] Suspense: THE FOURTH DEGREE
16Mar1954 CBS Tue
Written by Frank P. DeFelitta
Narrator Rex Marshall
starring
Joseph Wiseman
Irene Cowan
Synopsis:
Police try to get a confession without using the third degree. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
A psychiatrist makes a weird experiment in a last ditch attempt to get a key witness in a homicide case to talk.

6.30 [241] Suspense: THE TENTH REUNION
23Mar1954 CBS Tue
Teleplay by Ellen Violett / Based on the novel "Whatever Happened to Daisy Ward?" by Augusta Rodgers.
Narrator Rex Marshall
starring
Patricia Barry ... Daisy
John Dall ........ Ernest
Margaret Hayes
Synopsis:
A college reunion crowd discover that one of the gang has been missing since graduation.
Those present have had reasons to do away with her.

6.31 [242] Suspense: TORMENT
30Mar1954 CBS Tue
Written by Michael Dyne
Narrator Rex Marshall
starring
Martin Kosleck .... Hagen
Luise Rainer
Synopsis:
The wife of a condemned prisoner races against time to save him by appealing to his old friend,
the police chief of an Iron Curtain country.

[--] Suspense: THE OPEN TRANSOM
06Apr1954 CBS Tue [postponed to 20April54]
written by James P. Cavanagh
Auto-Lite kills -"Suspense" for one time only tonight in order to present the
"Easter. Parade of Stars" from the automobile show in New York.
Featured on the KNXT (2) program at 9:30 will be
Denise Lor, Peggy Ann Garner, Ann Rutherford, Buff Cobb, Roxanne, Mary Sinclair, Eva Gabor,
Miss America Evelyn Margaret Ay, Nancy Olson
and hostess Irene Dunne.


6.32 [243] Suspense: OPERATION: BARRACUDA
13Apr1954 CBS Tue
Written by Von Stuart
Narrator Rex Marshall
starring
Frank Marth ...... Lt. Captain Richter
Otto Preminger ... Captain von Weissenborn
Dana Wynter ...... Patricia Richter
Synopsis:
A German U-Boat Captain crashes his vessel along the Atlantic coast at the end of World War II.
He and his lieutenant escape the sinking vessel which contains the personal fortune of Nazi leader
Herman Goering. An attempted salvage years later turns into a bloodfest.

6.33 [244] Suspense: THE RETURN JOURNEY a.k.a. "The Open Transom"
20Apr1954 CBS Tue
Narrator Rex Marshall
starring
Art Carney
Kay Medford
Roxanne Arlen
Synopsis:
A window washer is tempted by an unguarded amount of money and realizes the error in his judgement all too soon.
* Postponed from April 6, 1954.

6.34 [245] Suspense: THE TERROR BEGINS
27Apr1954 CBS Tue
Teleplay by Paul Monash / Based on the book "The Secret History of Stalin's Crimes" by Alexander Orlov
Narrator Rex Marshall
starring
Stefan Schnabel .. Stalin
Everett Sloane ... Nikolayev
Ben Astar
Synopsis:
The story of how Stalin held a grip on the Russian people after assassinating S.M. Kirov.

6.35 [246] Suspense: SMOKE
04May1954 CBS Tue
Teleplay by Gore Vidal / Based on a story by William Faulkner
Directed by Robert Mulligan
Narrator Rex Marshall
starring
E.G. Marshall ....... Gavin Stevens
George Mitchell ..... Granby Mardis
Pat Hingle ...... Young Raineford
Bart Burns ...... Virginius
Kenny Delmar .... Doc West
G. Albert Smith ...... Judge Dukinfield
Synopsis:
The residents of a sleepy southern town are convinced that a crotchety landowner was murdered
by one of his twin sons. The local prosecutor, however, has no evidence to charge his chief suspect
with the crime. That's when he sets a trap involving a safe deposit box and cigar smoke.
Synopsis 2:
The two sons of a disgusting and destructive old man stand to benefit
as a result of his violent death.

6.36 [247] Suspense: OPERATION: NIGHTMARE
11May1954 CBS Tue
Written by James P. Cavanagh
Narrator Rex Marshall
starring
Anne Burr ....... Ann Bernatitus
Douglas Rodgers
Kendall Clark
Synopsis:
Dramatization of the heroics of nurse Ann Bernatitus during the Battle of Bataan is told.

6.37 [248] Suspense: BREAKOUT
18May1954 CBS Tue
Written by George Bellak
Narrator Rex Marshall
starring
Anthony Ross
Synopsis:
A prison riot breaks out and a guard is taken hostage. The inmates want the keys to the main gate in exchange for the guard.

6.38 [249] Suspense: FINGERPRINTS
25May1954 CBS Tue
Teleplay by Michael Dyne
Story by Irving Wallace
Narrator Rex Marshall
starring
John Emery
Sanford Meisner
Jacques Aubuchon
Gaby Rodgers
Synopsis:
A true story taken from the cases of Alfonse Bertillon, chief of the Identification Bureau of the Paris Police in the early 1900's.
Bertillon invented the first system of crime detection through the use of physical features.

6.39 [250] Suspense: RACE AGAINST MURDER
01Jun1954 CBS Tue
Written by Ben Radin
Narrator Rex Marshall
starring
William Prince
Jonathan Harris
Eleanor Wilson
Synopsis:
A young doctor leaves his practice to find a cure for polio after watching his patients suffer.

6.40 [251] Suspense: NORTH SIDE
08Jun1954 CBS Tue
Adapted by Stanley Niss
Based on a magazine article by George Barrett called, "Dial LE 4-6466 for Murder"
Narrator Rex Marshall
starring
Edward Binns
Rebecca Dark
John Shay
Ruth White
Synopsis:
The true story of the workings of a New York homicide squad as it goes about the solution of a brutal murder. [RF]

6.41 [252] Suspense: THE PISTOL SHOT
15Jun1954 CBS Tue
Adaption of a story by Alexander Pushkin
Narrator Rex Marshall
starring
Hurd Hatfield
Dana Wynter
Felice Orlandi
Synopsis:
An Army Captain wants revenge on a fellow officer in 19th century Russia. The young Captain has bested him in cards and love.
Synopsis 2:
The three-year hunt of a broken-down ex-army officer for the man responsible
for his degradation: an arrogant nobleman, who owes him a pistol shot.

6.42 [253] Suspense: STRING
22Jun1954 CBS Tue
Narrator Rex Marshall
starring
Harry Townes .... Douglas R. Stringfellow
Frank Berens
Jack Lord
Richard Merrill
Synopsis:
A thirty man secret unit started by President Roosevelt during World War II is captured and
tortured at the Belsen concentration camp before escaping, this is their story.
Synopsis 2:
A top secret American mission in Europe during World War II about a unit of 30 men who were
personally dispatched by President Roosevelt to get a top atomic scientist out of Nazi hands.
This group was led by Douglas R. Stringfellow (now a representative in Congress from Utah and a paraplegic),
who was the only man of the 30 to survive. Fifteen men dropped by parachute near Munich and the
other 15 went to Italy.

6.43 [254] Suspense: THE HUNTED
29Jun1954 CBS Tue
Producer David Heilwell
Written by Ben Radin
Directed by Robert Mulligan
Settings John Ward
Music Billy Nalle
Hunting wear by Bloomingdale's
Narrator Rex Marshall
starring
Ward Bond ....... Bill Meeker
John Kerr ....... Derek Howard
Jane Du Frayne ... Sylvia Mason
Steve Parker .... John Mason
Synopsis:
After a wild game is caught with killing animals at a wildlife refuge, the game warden sentences
him to a ten minute head start and three bullets as he becomes the target in "The Hunt".
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6.44 [255] Suspense: THE GIRL IN CAR THIRTY-TWO
06Jul1954 CBS Tue
Written by Thomas Walsh
Narrator Rex Marshall
starring
Edie Adams
Gene Barry
Grant Richards
Synopsis:
An investigator puts his life in danger after he falls for the woman he is tailing.

6.45 [256] Suspense: CONVERSATIONS AT AN INN
13Jul1954 CBS Tue
Written by Michael Dyne
Narrator Rex Marshall
starring
Jacques Aubuchon
Mildred Natwick
Maria Riva
Synopsis:
A bicyclist makes up fantastic tales of murder on "clues" she finds along her rides.
She tells an elaborate tale when she finds a shoe and a lighter which is very close to the truth.

6.46 [257] Suspense: ONCE A KILLER
20Jul1954 CBS Tue
Adapted for television by James P. Cavanagh / Based on a story by Gertrude Schweitzer
Narrator Rex Marshall
starring
Martin E. Brooks
Lenka Peterson
Michael Strong
Synopsis:
A woman's faith in a hoodlum is destroyed when the police prevail upon her to get him to surrender.

6.47 [258] Suspense: MAIN FEATURE: DEATH a.k.a. "Weekend Special: Death"
27Jul1954 CBS Tue [Brooklyn Daily Eagle]
Teleplay by Frank DeFelitta / Story by E. Jack Neuman
Narrator Rex Marshall
starring
Nina Foch
Synopsis:
A woman gets locked in movie theater by mistake and encounters a pair of killers who break in to rob the safe.

6.48 [259] Suspense: THE LAST STAND
03Aug1954 CBS Tue
Written by George Bellak
Narrator Rex Marshall
starring
Pat Hingle
Joan Lorring
Synopsis:
A would-be recluse's best friend discovers gold on his land. He realizes his only security is his friend's
death but he is thwarted in the effort of murder by some fast-traveling news.

6.49 [260] Suspense: THE IRON COP
10Aug1954 CBS Tue
Written by Frank DeFelitta
Narrator Rex Marshall
starring
Ray Walston
J. Pat O'Malley
Sara Seegar
Synopsis:
A policeman is about to reture when his niece is murdered. He resolves to find the killer but has
to pit his wits against an "electronic brain" to do so.

6.50 [261] Suspense: BARN BURNING [Final Episode]
17Aug1954 CBS Tue
Producer David Heilweil
Teleplay by Gore Vidal / Based on William Faulkner's short story
Directed by Robert Mulligan
Narrator Rex Marshall
starring
E.G. Marshall ..... Abner Snopes
Beatrice Straight.. Mrs. de Spain
Peter Cookson ..... Major de Spain
Charles Taylor .... Boy
James Reese ....... Justice of the Peace
Synopsis:
A mentally incapacitated war hero seeks revenge against society.


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