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Season: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7
Year: 1955 | 1956 | 1957 | 1958 | 1959 | 1960 | 1961 | 1962


Season 1


Season 1, Episode 1: Revenge

2 October 1955
When Carl Spann's wife Elsa is assaulted by an unknown attacker, he drives his still-incoherent wife around town, hoping she can point him out, so he can kill him.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Ralph Meeker ... Carl Spann

Vera Miles ... Elsa Spann

Frances Bavier ... Mrs. Fergusen
Ray Montgomery ... Man in Grey Suit
John Gallaudet ... Doctor

Ray Teal ... Police Lieutenant
Norman Willis ... Cop
John Daheim ... Cop (as John Day)
Lillian O'Malley ... Hotel Maid
Herbert Lytton ... Police Lieutenant

Season 1, Episode 2: Premonition

9 October 1955
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.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

John Forsythe ... Kim Stanger

Cloris Leachman ... Susan Stanger

Warren Stevens ... Perry Stanger

George Macready ... Douglas Irwin (as George MacReady)
Percy Helton ... Gerald Eaton
Harry Tyler ... Isaiah Dobbs

Paul Brinegar ... Mason

Season 1, Episode 3: Triggers in Leash

16 October 1955
A cook tries everything she can think of to end a dispute between two gunmen who have sworn to kill each other.

Gene Barry ... Dell Delaney

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Darren McGavin ... Red Hillman

Ellen Corby ... Maggie
Casey MacGregor ... Ben

Season 1, Episode 4: Don't Come Back Alive

23 October 1955
Frank Partridge and his wife plot to cheat their life insurance company by having her hide out for 7 years and declared legally dead, but an investigator believes Mr. Partridge has murdered her.

Sidney Blackmer ... Frank Partridge

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Virginia Gregg ... Mildred Partridge
Robert Emhardt ... Mr. Kettle
Irene Tedrow ... Lucy - Sister-in-law
Edna Holland ... Librarian

Season 1, Episode 5: Into Thin Air

30 October 1955
When a young woman leaves her ill mother in a Paris hotel room and comes back later, she finds her mother is missing, and all the hotel's employees deny she and her mother were ever there.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Patricia Hitchcock ... Diana Winthrop (as Pat Hitchcock)
Geoffrey Toone ... Basil Farnham

Alan Napier ... Sir Everett
Maurice Marsac ... Clerk
Mary Forbes ... Mrs. Winthrop
Ann Codee ... Doctor's Wife
Gerry Gaylor ... Maid
John Mylong ... Doctor
Albert D'Arno ... Bellhop (as Albert d'Arno)
Peter Camlin ... Porter
Jack Chefe ... Detective
Michael Hadlow ... Maris

Season 1, Episode 6: Salvage

6 November 1955
Gangster Dan Varrell, just released from prison, goes looking for the woman he holds responsible for his brother's death.

Gene Barry ... Dan Varrel

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host
Nancy Gates ... Lois Williams
Maxine Cooper ... Mary
Peter Adams ... Tim Grady

Elisha Cook Jr. ... Shorty
Paul Bryar ... Lou Henry
Edit Angold ... Hilda
Virginia Christine ... Model
Ralph Montgomery ... Drunk
Billy Wayne ... Bartender

Season 1, Episode 7: Breakdown

13 November 1955
William Callew is involved in a bad traffic accident on a rural road, that leaves him so paralyzed he appears lifeless, and when help arrives they think he's really dead.

Joseph Cotten ... William Callew

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Raymond Bailey ... Ed Johnson
Forrest Stanley ... Hubka
Harry Shannon ... Dr. Harner
Lane Chandler ... Sheriff
James Edwards ... Convict
Marvin Press ... Chessy
Murray Alper ... Lloyd
Mike Ragan ... Escaped Convict
Jimmy Weldon ... Guard (as Jim Weldon)
Richard Newton ... Ambulance Driver

Aaron Spelling ... Road Worker
Harry Landers ... Coroner
Elzie Emanuel ... Black Escaped Convict
Ralph Peters ... Coroner's Assistant

Season 1, Episode 8: Our Cook's a Treasure

20 November 1955
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.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Everett Sloane ... Ralph Montgomery

Beulah Bondi ... Mrs. Sutton
Janet Ward ... Ethel Montgomery

Elliott Reid ... Earl Kramer
Gavin Gordon ... George Brooks

Doris Singleton ... Secretary
Walter Woolf King ... Dr. Pritchard -Card Player
Olan Soule ... Chemist (as Olan Soulé)

Season 1, Episode 9: The Long Shot

27 November 1955
Heavily indebted Charlie Raymond is hired to accompany a British visitor on a trip across the USA, and looks for a way to take advantage of his employer.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Peter Lawford ... Charlie Raymond

John Williams ... Walker Hendricks / English Jim
Gertrude Hoffman ... Margaret Stoddard
Robert Warwick ... Matthew Kelson
Frank Gerstle ... Police Sgt. Mack
Charles Cantor ... Tommy DeWitt
Tim Graham ... Bartender
Virginia Christine ... Secretary

Season 1, Episode 10: The Case of Mr. Pelham

4 December 1955
A series of troubling incidents lead Mr. Pelham to believe that he has a double who is deliberately impersonating him.

Tom Ewell ... Albert Pelham

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Raymond Bailey ... Dr. Harley
Justice Watson ... Henry Peterson
Kirby Smith ... Tom Mason
Kay Stewart ... Miss Clement
John Compton ... Vincent
Jan Arvan ... Harry
Norman Willis ... Bartender
Tim Graham ... Lawyer
Richard Collier ... Bartender
Diane Brewster ... Secretary

Season 1, Episode 11: Guilty Witness

11 December 1955
When Mr. and Mrs. Crane hear the Verbers having a violent argument in the apartment just above them, and then Mr. Verber disappears the next day, they can't help suspecting the worst.
Judith Evelyn ... Amelia Verber

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host
Kathleen Maguire ... Dorothy Crane

Joe Mantell ... Stanley Crane (as Joseph Mantell)
Robert F. Simon ... Sgt. Halloran (as Robert Simon)
Ed Kemmer ... Ben Verber
Grazia Narciso ... Mrs. Santini
Leola Wendorff ... Mrs. Glavetsky (as Laiola Wendorff)

Season 1, Episode 12: Santa Claus and the Tenth Avenue Kid

18 December 1955
While working as a department store 'Santa Claus', a paroled convict tries to help a troubled boy.

Barry Fitzgerald ... Harold 'Stretch' Sears

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Virginia Gregg ... Miss Clementine Webster
Arthur Space ... Mr. Chambers - Parole Officer
Justice Watson ... Mr. Shaw -Store Manager
Norman Willis ... Man with Toy Plane
Betty Harford ... Doris
Alan Reynolds ... Police Sgt.
Mimi Gibson ... First Little Girl in Line To See Santa
Gary Hunley
Wendy Winkelman (as Wendy Winkleman)
Tony Blankley ... Boy (as Anthony Blankley)
Butch Bernard ... Boy
Noelle Green
Tyler McVey ... Security Guard
Harrison Lewis
Tom Nolan ... Boy (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 13: The Cheney Vase

25 December 1955
When Lyle Endicott is fired from his job at an art museum, he comes up with a plan to take advantage of a trusting invalid whom he befriended at the museum.
Patricia Collinge ... Martha Cheney

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Darren McGavin ... Lyle Endicott

Carolyn Jones ... Pamela Waring

George Macready ... Herbert Koether
Kathryn Card ... Bella

Ruta Lee ... Ruby Boyenton

Season 1, Episode 14: A Bullet for Baldwin

1 January 1956
When an office worker is fired from his job, he shoots his boss to death, but when he returns to the office his boss is alive, and has no recollection of the incident.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

John Qualen ... Mr. Stepp

Sebastian Cabot ... Nathaniel Baldwin / Mr. Davidson
Phillip Reed ... Walter King (as Philip Reed)
Ruth Lee ... Neighbor
Cheryll Clarke ... Miss Abigail Wilson - Secretary
James Adamson ... Janitor
Don Mcart ... Albert (as Don McArt)
Kate Drain Lawson ... Landlady
Robert Patten ... Detective (as Bob Patten)
David Dwight ... Fireman
Arthur D. Gilmour ... Neighbor (as Arthur Gilmour)

Bill Erwin ... Fireman (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 15: The Big Switch

8 January 1956
Gangster Sam Dunleavy sets up an elaborate alibi so that he can kill his ex-girlfriend Goldie, who left him for another man.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host
George Mathews ... Sam Dunleavy
Beverly Michaels ... Goldie

George E. Stone ... Barney
Joe Downing ... Lieutenant (as Joseph Downing)
James Edwards ... Ed
Mark Dana ... Morgan
Napoleon Whiting ... Tony

Season 1, Episode 16: You Got to Have Luck

15 January 1956
During a massive manhunt for escaped convict Sam Cobbett, Cobbett invades a house where young housewife Mary Schaffner is home alone.

John Cassavetes ... Sam Cobbett

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Marisa Pavan ... Mary Schaffner
Lamont Johnson ... David Schaffner

Ray Teal ... Warden Jacob
Vivi Janiss ... Maude
Hal K. Dawson ... Secretary
Robert Patten ... Willis the Co-Pilot (as Bob Patten)
Steven Clark ... Pilot (as Steve Clark)
William Pullen ... Prison Guard (as Bill Pullen)
Wendy Winkelman ... Suzie (as Wendy Winkleman)

Season 1, Episode 17: The Older Sister

22 January 1956
One year after Mr. and Mrs. Borden were brutally murdered, reporter Nell Cutts tries to interview Lizzie Borden and her sister Emma about the killings.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Joan Lorring ... Emma Borden

Carmen Mathews ... Lizzie Borden
Polly Rowles ... Nell Cutts

Patricia Hitchcock ... Margaret (as Pat Hitchcock)
Wendy Winkelman ... Little Child (as Wendy Winkleman)
Kay Stewart ... Grace

Season 1, Episode 18: Shopping for Death

29 January 1956
Two retired insurance salesmen confront an aggressive, hostile woman in hopes of saving her from a disaster.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Jo Van Fleet ... Mrs. Shrike
Robert H. Harris ... Clarence Fox (as Robert Harris)

John Qualen ... Elmer Shore
Michael Ross ... Albert Shrike (as Mike Ross)

Michael Ansara ... Butcher
Alfred Linder
Charlotte Knight
Lee Erickson
Jack Tesler
Leola Wendorff (as Laiola Wendorff)
Ralph Montgomery
Bob Morgan

Season 1, Episode 19: The Derelicts

5 February 1956
Inventor Ralph Cowell murders his silent partner Alfred, only to be blackmailed by vagrant Peter Goodfellow, who witnessed the crime.

Season 1, Episode 20: And So Died Riabouchinska

12 February 1956
While investigating a murder in a theater, Detective Krovitch uncovers a strange web of tensions revolving around ventriloquist John Fabian and his female dummy.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Claude Rains ... John Fabian

Charles Bronson ... Det. Krovitch
Claire Carleton ... Alice Fabian
Lowell Gilmore ... Mel Douglas
Charles Cantor ... Zander
Harry Tyler ... Dan Sill
Iris Adrian ... Macey
William Haade ... Stagehand (as Bill Haade)

Virginia Gregg ... Riabouchinska (voice)

Season 1, Episode 21: Safe Conduct

19 February 1956
An American journalist meets a soccer star while traveling behind the Iron Curtain, but then is arrested as a suspected smuggler.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Claire Trevor ... Mary Prescott

Jacques Bergerac ... Jan Gubak

Werner Klemperer ... Professor / Captain Greisham

Peter van Eyck ... Officer (as Peter Van Eyck)

John Banner ... Train Conductor
Konstantin Shayne ... Customs Officer
Ralph Manza ... Waiter
Charlie Hall ... Man with Pool Cue (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 22: Place of Shadows

26 February 1956
A young man tries to insinuate his way into a monastery, in order to gain revenge on a thief whom he blames for ruining his life.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Everett Sloane ... Father Vincente
Sean McClory ... Brother Jared
Mark Damon ... Ray Clements

Claude Akins ... Cop
Joe Downing ... Floyd Unser (as Joseph Downing)
Everett Glass ... Brother Charles
Harry Tyler ... Train Ticket Agent
Steve Mitchell ... Joey

Harve Presnell ... Mitch (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 23: Back for Christmas

4 March 1956
Herbert Carpenter plans to murder his wife Hermione, bury her body in the basement, and then leave on a long business trip.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

John Williams ... Herbert Carpenter
Isobel Elsom ... Hermione Carpenter (as Isabel Elsom)
Arthur Gould-Porter ... Major Sinclair (as A.E. Gould-Porter)
Lillian Kemble-Cooper ... Mrs. Sinclair (as Lily Kemble-Cooper)
Gavin Muir ... Mr. Wallingford
Katherine Warren ... Mrs. Freda Wallingford
Gerald Hamer ... Mr. Hewitt
Irene Tedrow ... Mrs. Hewitt
Ross Ford ... Butler
Theresa Harris ... Elsie the Servant
Mollie Glessing ... Maid

Season 1, Episode 24: The Perfect Murder

11 March 1956
Unscrupulous brothers Paul and Henri Tallendier plan to murder their Aunt Rosalie so that they can get their uncle's inheritance.
Hurd Hatfield ... Paul Tallendier

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Mildred Natwick ... Aunt Rosalie
Philip Coolidge ... Henri Tallendier
Gladys Hurlbut ... Ernestine
Walter Kingsford ... Pierre
Percy Helton ... Lawyer

Hope Summers ... Marie Tallendier
Jack Chefe ... Clerk

Season 1, Episode 25: There Was an Old Woman

18 March 1956
Dishonest Frank and Lorna Bramwell visit the home of wealthy, eccentric Monica Laughton, with the intention of robbing her.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Estelle Winwood ... Monica Laughton

Charles Bronson ... Frank Bramwell

Norma Crane ... Lorna Bramwell

Dabbs Greer ... Theodore the Milkman
Emerson Treacy ... Deli Manager

Season 1, Episode 26: Whodunit

25 March 1956
Recently deceased mystery writer Alexander Penn Arlington gets permission from the recording angel to relive his last day on earth, so that he can find out who murdered him.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

John Williams ... Alexander Penn Arlington

Amanda Blake ... Carol Arlington

Jerry Paris ... Wally Benson
Philip Coolidge ... Talbot

Alan Napier ... Wilfred
Bill Slack ... Vincent

Ruta Lee ... Angel
Rudy Robles ... Horace

Season 1, Episode 27: Help Wanted

1 April 1956
Mr. Crabtree is grateful to find a new job, until his new employer gives him a most unexpected assignment.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

John Qualen ... Mr. Crabtree

Lorne Greene ... Mr. X
Madge Kennedy ... Laura Crabtree
Ruth Swanson ... Mrs. Brown
John Harmon ... Donations Collector

Malcolm Atterbury ... The blackmailer

Parley Baer ... Police Detective Gryar

Paul Brinegar ... Police Officer

Season 1, Episode 28: Portrait of Jocelyn

8 April 1956
When Mark Halliday and his new wife unexpectedly see a portrait of Halliday's first wife, it is only the first in a series of disturbing developments.
Philip Abbott ... Mark Halliday

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host
Nancy Gates ... Debbie Halliday
John Baragrey ... Arthur Clymer

Raymond Bailey ... Jeff Harrison
Olan Soule ... Art Dealer
Harry Tyler ... Motel Manager

Season 1, Episode 29: The Orderly World of Mr. Appleby

15 April 1956
Antiques dealer Laurence Appleby thinks he has solved his financial problems by killing his wife Lena, but new complications arise in his second marriage.
Robert H. Harris ... Laurence Appleby

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host
Meg Mundy ... Martha Sturgis
Gage Clarke ... Sidney Gainsborough (as Gage Clark)
Louise Larabee ... Lena Appleby

Michael Ansara ... Desar
Helen Spring ... Mrs. Grant
Edna Holland ... Mrs. Murchie
Mollie Glessing ... Elly

Season 1, Episode 30: Never Again

22 April 1956
Karen Stewart has once again broken her promise not to drink anymore, and now she is in a strange bed, injured, with no memory of what happened the night before.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Phyllis Thaxter ... Karen Stewart
Louise Allbritton ... Renee (as Louise Albritton)

Warren Stevens ... Jeff Simmons
Jack Mullaney ... Marlow
Joan Banks ... Margaret
Mason Curry ... Mr. Sterling
Karine Nordman ... Tipsy Woman
Marion Gray ... Party Goer
Jack Mulhall ... Bar Patron
Carol Veazie ... Nurse
Jack Ramstead

Season 1, Episode 31: The Gentleman from America

29 April 1956
Rich American Howard Lattimer visits London, and bets 1000 pounds that he can spend the night in a room that is said to be haunted.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host
Biff McGuire ... Howard Latimer
Ralph Clanton ... Sir Stephen Hurstwood
John Irving ... Derek
Eric Snowden ... Hanson (as Eric Snowdon)
Geoffrey Steele ... Man
John Alderson ... Attendant
John Dodsworth ... Calender
Sonia Torgeson ... Geraldine
Jan Chaney ... Julia
Sam Harris ... Table Guest (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 32: The Baby Sitter

6 May 1956
When Clara Nash is murdered, her baby-sitter Lottie Slocum is excited to be the center of attention, and she also hopes to become closer to Clara's husband.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Thelma Ritter ... Lottie Slocum

Mary Wickes ... Blanche Armstaedter
Carole Mathews ... Clara Nash (as Carol Mathews)
Theodore Newton ... Mr. Nash
Rebecca Welles ... Janie Slocum (as Reba Tassel)

Michael Ansara ... Mr. DeMario

Ray Teal ... Police Detective

Season 1, Episode 33: The Belfry

13 May 1956
When Clint Ringle learns that Ellie Marsh, the schoolteacher whom he loves, is engaged to Walt Norton, Clint kills Walt and then hides in the schoolhouse's bell tower, waiting for his chance to exact further revenge.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host
Jack Mullaney ... Clint Ringle

Patricia Hitchcock ... Ellie Marsh (as Pat Hitchcock)

Dabbs Greer ... The Sheriff

Ross Evans ... Local Citizen (as Horst Ehrhardt)
Jim Hayward ... Preacher
Ralph Moody ... Local Citizen
John Compton ... Walt Norton

Norman Leavitt ... Elmer
David Saber ... Albert Grinstead
Rudy Lee ... Luke
Kathleen Hartnagel ... Schoolgirl

Season 1, Episode 34: The Hidden Thing

20 May 1956
After Dana Edwards' fiancée Laura is killed by a hit-and-run driver, he is visited by John Hurley, who claims to be able to use memory recall techniques that will help him to remember the car's license plate number.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host
Biff McGuire ... Dana Edwards
Robert H. Harris ... John Hurley
Rachel Ames ... Laura (as Judith Ames)
Theodore Newton ... Lt. Shea
Katherine Warren ... Mrs. Edwards
Richard Collier ... Counterman

Season 1, Episode 35: The Legacy

27 May 1956
When a prince who is well known as a playboy takes a sudden romantic interest in a shy, plain housewife, everyone is baffled and fascinated.
Leora Dana ... Irene Cole

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Jacques Bergerac ... Prince Burhan
Enid Markey ... Cecelia
Alan Hewitt ... Howard Cole
Walter Kingsford ... Col. Blair
Ralph Clanton ... Randall Burnside
Roxanne Arlen ... Donna Dew
Rudolph Anders ... Cafe Host
Joan Dixon ... Jealous Girl
Bess Flowers ... Diner - Hotel Restaurant (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 36: Mink

3 June 1956
Paula Hudson has a stolen mink coat she tells police she purchased on a recommendation, and when they retrace her steps to find out how she obtained it, everyone denies they ever talked to her about it.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Ruth Hussey ... Paula Hudson
Vinton Hayworth ... Sgt. Delaney
Vivi Janiss ... Sgt. Bradford
Sheila Bromley ... Lois
Anthony Eustrel ... Leslie Roms
Paul E. Burns ... Furrier Assistant (as Paul Burns)
Eugenia Paul ... Dolores Dawn
Veda Ann Borg ... Lucille
James McCallion ... Charlie Harper
Mary Jackson ... Mrs. Wilson

Season 1, Episode 37: Decoy

10 June 1956
Gil Larkin is suspected of murder when Mona Cameron's allegedly abusive husband is shot dead in front of him and he gets knocked out by an unknown assailant.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

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

Harry Lewis ... Ritchie

Frank Gorshin ... Page
Wallace Earl ... Secretary (as Eileen Harley)
Mary Jean Yamaji ... Mrs. Sasikawa
Edo Mita ... Mr. Sasikawa
Harry Tyler ... Theater Doorman

Season 1, Episode 38: The Creeper

17 June 1956
A frightened housewife is alone in her apartment building when she begins to suspect just about anyone could be the unknown killer who has been strangling women.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host
Constance Ford ... Ellen Grant
Steve Brodie ... Steve Grant
Harry Townes ... Ed

Reta Shaw ... Martha Stone
Percy Helton ... George the Janitor
Alfred Linder ... Shoemaker

Season 1, Episode 39: Momentum

24 June 1956
Richard Paine decides to steal money from his boss that he owes him anyway, and it turns to a unnecessary and ironic murder.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host
Skip Homeier ... Richard Paine

Joanne Woodward ... Beth Paine
Ken Christy ... A.T. Burroughs
Henry Hunter ... Finance Company Agent
Mike Ragan ... Cab Driver
William Newell ... Charlie (as Billy Newell)
Frank Kreig ... Martin the Janitor (as Frank Krieg)
Harry Tyler ... Apartment Hunter
Jack Tesler ... Newspaper Man
Dorothy Crehan ... Woman
Don Dillaway ... Policeman
Patricia Knox ... Woman at Bus Stop
John Lehman ... Man at Bus Stop (as John Lehmann)
Joe Gilbert ... Radio Announcer (as Joseph Gilbert)
Myron Cook ... Man in Bar

Season 2


Season 2, Episode 1: Wet Saturday

30 September 1956
Mr. Princey's daughter has just murdered the schoolmaster. A murderess in the family? That won't do. It's up to Mr. Princey to frame someone else for her crime.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Cedric Hardwicke ... Mr. Princey (as Sir Cedric Hardwicke)

John Williams ... Capt. Smollet
Tita Purdom ... Millicent 'Millie' Princey
Kathryn Givney ... Mrs. Princey
Jered Barclay ... George Princey (as Jerry Barclay)
Irene Lang ... Jane

Season 2, Episode 2: Fog Closing In

7 October 1956
When her husband goes away on a business trip, Mary Summers is all alone in her house--and gripped with a nameless fear. Then an escaped mental patient breaks in.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Phyllis Thaxter ... Mary Summers

Paul Langton ... Arthur Summers
George Grizzard ... Ted Lambert
Carol Veazie ... Mrs. Connolly
Billy Nelson ... Cab Driver
Norman Willis ... Intern
Paul Frees ... Mary's Father (voice) (uncredited)

Season 2, Episode 3: De Mortuis

14 October 1956
Professor Rankin's buddies Wally and Bud stop by to take him fishing. They find him in his cellar, filling in a hole with cement. They suspect he may have also filled it with his wife.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host
Robert Emhardt ... Professor Rankin
Cara Williams ... Irene Rankin

Henry Jones ... Wally Long
Philip Coolidge ... Bud

H.M. Wynant ... Truck Driver (as Haim Winant)
Bill McLean ... Benny the cafe owner (as William McLean)
Paul Frees ... Swanson (voice) (uncredited)

Season 2, Episode 4: Kill with Kindness

21 October 1956
Katherine Oldham feeds stew to a homeless man as she struggles to keep the mind of her brother, Fitzhugh--a butterfly hunter and birdwatcher--on the task of murder.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Hume Cronyn ... Fitzhugh Oldham

Carmen Mathews ... Katherine Oldham

James Gleason ... Mr. Jorgy
Margie Liszt ... Neighbor
Mike Ragan ... The Fireman

Season 2, Episode 5: None Are So Blind

28 October 1956
An antiques dealer feels he should be enjoying the finer things in life, but his Aunt Muriel is the one with all the money. Finding another man's wallet gives him an evil idea.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host
Hurd Hatfield ... Seymour Johnston

Mildred Dunnock ... Aunt Muriel
K.T. Stevens ... Liza
Rusty Lane ... Police Detective
Lillian Bronson ... Neighbor
Dorothy Crehan ... Maid

Season 2, Episode 6: Toby

4 November 1956
New York, 1910. Bookkeeper Al Birch expects the arrival of his sweetheart Edwina from 20 years ago. When she arrives, she is still every bit the lady. But she doesn't come alone.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Jessica Tandy ... Edwina Freel
Robert H. Harris ... Albert Birch
George Mathews ... Mac McGurk

Mary Wickes ... Mrs. Foster the landlady

Ellen Corby ... Marie McGurk
Penny Santon ... Italian Tenant

Season 2, Episode 7: Alibi Me

11 November 1956
Georgie Minnelli kills his old childhood enemy Lucky Moore for interfering in his pinball machine racket. Now Georgie desperately needs an alibi.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Lee Philips ... Georgie Minnelli
Chick Chandler ... Lucky Moore
Harvey Stephens ... Lt. James Larkin

Alan Reed ... Uncle Leo
Harry Tyler ... Timmy

Argentina Brunetti ... Mrs. Salvatore
Shirley Smith ... Goldie
Lee Erickson ... Messenger Boy
Charles Cantor ... Barney (as Charlie Cantor)
Herb Vigran ... Newsman
Eugenia Paul ... Viola

Season 2, Episode 8: Conversation Over a Corpse

18 November 1956
Cissie Enright is not exactly thrilled with the idea of poisoning the real estate man. But her sister, Joanna, insists that it's the only way.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host
Dorothy Stickney ... Cissie Enright

Carmen Mathews ... Joanna Enright

Ray Collins ... Herbert Brenner
Ted Stanhope ... Bank Teller

Season 2, Episode 9: Crack of Doom

25 November 1956
A no-limit game of poker brings a real estate man to the brink of ruin.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Robert Horton ... Mason Bridges
Robert Middleton ... Sam Klinker
Gail Kobe ... Jessie Bridges
Dayton Lummis ... Tom Ackley
Gavin Gordon ... Card Player
Kay Stewart ... Secretary Della
Francis De Sales ... Card Player (as Francis de Sales)
Pierre Watkin ... Porter
Keith Britton ... Whitman
Jess Kirkpatrick ... Card Player
Alan Reynolds ... Card Player

Season 2, Episode 10: Jonathan

2 December 1956
A college boy with an unnaturally close relationship to his father suspects his stepmother of foul play.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host / Alfred the Stand-In

Georgann Johnson ... Rosine Dalliford

Corey Allen ... Gil Dalliford
Douglas Kennedy ... Jonathan Dalliford
Walter Kingsford ... Dr. Mack

Nancy Kulp ... Nurse

John Wilder ... Don
Hope Landin ... Mrs. Duffin
Heidi Mullenger

Season 2, Episode 11: The Better Bargain

9 December 1956
A middle-aged mobster suspects his young wife is cheating on him. He gets in touch with Harry Silver, the best hitman in the business.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host
Robert Middleton ... Louis Koster

Henry Silva ... Harry Silver
Don Hanmer ... Cutter

Kathleen Hughes ... Marian Koster
Jack Lambert ... Baldy

Season 2, Episode 12: The Rose Garden

16 December 1956
A book publisher visits two elderly sisters at their Louisiana mansion. One of them has written a murder mystery. And he learns that it may contain more fact than fiction.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

John Williams ... Alexander Vinton
Patricia Collinge ... Julia Pickering
Evelyn Varden ... Mrs. Cordelia Welles
Ralph Peters ... Cab Driver Barney

Season 2, Episode 13: Mr. Blanchard's Secret

23 December 1956
A mystery writer's imagination gets her in trouble when she turns her overstimulated mind to her new next-door neighbors -- and wonders why she has never seen the wife.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Robert Horton ... John Fenton
Meg Mundy ... Ellen Blanchard
Mary Scott ... Babs Fenton
Dayton Lummis ... Charles Blanchard
Eloise Hardt ... Maid

Season 2, Episode 14: John Brown's Body

30 December 1956
An upstart furniture designer colludes with his boss's wife to drive her husband mad.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host
Leora Dana ... Vera Brown
Russell Collins ... John Brown

Hugh Marlowe ... Harold Skinner
Edmon Ryan ... Dr. Croatman
Walter Kingsford ... Dr. Sam Helck
Jean Hayworth ... Ellen (as Jean Owens)
Marcel Rousseau ... Waiter
Madelon Baker ... Doctor's Receptionist

Norman Leavitt ... Accountant

Season 2, Episode 15: Crackpot

6 January 1957
A Good Samaritan helps a newlywed couple with a flat tire. But when the groom accidentally dirties the man's suit, the stranger reveals himself to be a dangerous crackpot.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host
Biff McGuire ... Ray Loomis
Robert Emhardt ... Moon
Mary Scott ... Meg Loomis
Michael Fox ... Sergeant Carpenter
Phil Garris ... Bellhop
Raymond Guth ... Room Clerk

Season 2, Episode 16: Nightmare in 4-D

13 January 1957
A man who reads too much pulp fiction finds himself playing Sir Galahad to the blonde in the apartment downstairs. It seems she's burdened with a corpse.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Henry Jones ... Harry Parker
Barbara Baxley ... Miss Elliott

Norman Lloyd ... Lieutenant Orsatti

Virginia Gregg ... Norma Parker
Percy Helton ... Building super
Minerva Urecal ... Busybody

Norman Bartold ... Police Sgt.

Season 2, Episode 17: My Brother, Richard

20 January 1957
District attorney Martin Ross is running for governor and learns that his brother Richard has killed the other candidate Burton Reeves.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Royal Dano ... Martin Ross

Inger Stevens ... Laura Ross
Harry Townes ... Richard Ross

Ray Teal ... Sheriff Briggs
Robert Ellis ... Tommy Kopeck (as Bobby Ellis)
Lisa Golm ... Mrs. Kopeck

Season 2, Episode 18: The Manacled

27 January 1957
Shackled prisoner Stephen Fontaine tries to tries to negotiate an escape from Sergeant Rockwell while en route to San Quentin.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Gary Merrill ... Sgt. Rockwell
William Redfield ... Stephen Fontaine
Rusty Lane ... Train Conductor
Betty Harford ... Waitress
Edith Evanson ... Lady with suitcase
Gary Hunley ... Billy - Boy on Train
Kay Stewart ... Billy's Mother
Paul Frees ... Train Station Announcer (voice) (uncredited)

Season 2, Episode 19: A Bottle of Wine

3 February 1957
Judge Connors shares amontillado and civilized conversation with the young architect about to steal his wife. But the quality of his mercy is strained.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host
Herbert Marshall ... Judge Connors

Robert Horton ... Wallace Donaldson
Jarma Lewis ... Grace Connors

Season 2, Episode 20: Malice Domestic

10 February 1957
Marital discord between writer Carl Borden and his wife Annette intensifies when poison is found in his food.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Ralph Meeker ... Carl Borden

Phyllis Thaxter ... Annette Borden
Ralph Clanton ... Perry Harrison
Vinton Hayworth ... Dr. Ralph Wingate
Lili Kardell ... Lorna Jenkins

Season 2, Episode 21: Number Twenty-Two

17 February 1957
Young robber Steve Morgan is in jail for his first offense and too cocky for his own good.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host
Russell Collins ... Skinner #21

Rip Torn ... Steve Morgan #22

Ray Teal ... Chief of Detectives
James Nolan ... Officer Bourne

Paul Picerni ... Assissi #19
Robert Ross (as Bob Ross)
Charles Watts ... Franklin
Peter Leeds ... Custodian
Michael Ross ... Jailer (as Mike Ross)
Martin Wilkins ... Reporter
Hugh Sanders ... Booking Officer
George DeNormand ... Reporter (uncredited)
Harry Wilson ... Prisoner (uncredited)

Season 2, Episode 22: The End of Indian Summer

24 February 1957
An insurance investigator and his wife look into the case of Mrs. Gillespie, who has been widowed twice -- and has twice enjoyed windfalls from her husbands' life insurance.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Steve Forrest ... Joe Rogers

Gladys Cooper ... Marguerite Gillespie

James Gleason ... Howard Fieldstone
Kathleen Maguire ... Mrs. Rogers
Philip Coolidge ... Sam Henderson
Hal K. Dawson ... Graham (as Hal Dawson)
Ned Wever ... Saunders
Mason Curry ... Desk Clerk

Hope Summers ... Maid
Mickey Kuhn ... Bellhop (as Mike Kuhn)

Season 2, Episode 23: One for the Road

3 March 1957
A former nurse learns that when her husband is away on business trips, he's seeing another woman.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host
John Baragrey ... Charles Hendricks

Georgann Johnson ... Beryl Abbott
Louise Platt ... Marsha Hendricks
Mickey Kuhn ... Ellerbee (as Michael Kuhn)

Season 2, Episode 24: The Cream of the Jest

10 March 1957
Broken-down actor Charles Gresham,with a weakness for booze, demands that playwright Wayne Campbell give him a part. When Campbell refuses, Gresham resorts to blackmail.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Claude Rains ... Charles Gresham

James Gregory ... Wayne Campbell

Paul Picerni ... Nick Roper
Joan Banks ... Lee

Johnny Silver ... Jerry the Bartender
Don Garrett ... Pete
Carol Shannon ... Mrs. Campbell
Thomas Martin ... Hood

Season 2, Episode 25: I Killed the Count: Part 1

17 March 1957
A maid discovers the body of Count Victor Mattoni. It's up to Inspector Davidson from Scotland Yard to find the murderer, in part one of a three-part episode.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

John Williams ... Inspector Davidson

Alan Napier ... Lord Sorrington
Charles Cooper ... Bernard K. Froy
Melville Cooper ... Mullet
Charles Davis ... Detective Raines

Patricia Hitchcock ... Polly Stephens (as Pat Hitchcock)

Anthony Dawson ... Count Victor Mattoni
Kendrick Huxham ... Mr. Martin
George Pelling ... Clifton
Arthur Gould-Porter ... Mr. Moen (as A.E. Gould-Porter)
Jered Barclay ... Johnson (as Jerry Barclay)

Season 2, Episode 26: I Killed the Count: Part 2

24 March 1957
Inspector Davidson continues to investigate the murder of Count Mattoni, in part two of this three-part story.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

John Williams ... Inspector Davidson

Rosemary Harris ... Louise Rogers

Alan Napier ... Lord Sorrington
Charles Cooper ... Bernard K. Froy
Melville Cooper ... Mullet / Pat Lummock
Charles Davis ... Detective Raines

Anthony Dawson ... Count Victor Mattoni
Roxanne Arlen ... Miss LaLune
George Pelling ... Clifton
Arthur Gould-Porter ... Mr. Moen (as A.E. Gould-Porter)
Jered Barclay ... Johnson (as Jerry Barclay)

Season 2, Episode 27: I Killed the Count: Part 3

31 March 1957
Inspector Davidson continues to investigate the murder of Count Mattoni -- and receives yet another confession. Final part of a three-part story.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

John Williams ... Inspector Davidson

Rosemary Harris ... Louise Rogers / Countess Helen Mattoni

Alan Napier ... Lord Sorrington
Charles Cooper ... Bernard K. Froy
Melville Cooper ... Mullet / Pat Lummock
Charles Davis ... Detective Raines

Anthony Dawson ... Count Victor Mattoni
Arthur Gould-Porter ... Mr. Moen (as A.E. Gould-Porter)
Nora Marlowe ... Policewoman
Peter Gordon ... Harris

Season 2, Episode 28: One More Mile to Go

7 April 1957
Sam Jacoby has his wife's corpse in the trunk of his car, and is menaced by a motorcycle cop, who nags him about a taillight.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

David Wayne ... Sam Jacoby
Steve Brodie ... Motorcycle Cop
Louise Larabee ... Mrs. Jacoby

Norman Leavitt ... Ed--Gas Station Attendant

Season 2, Episode 29: Vicious Circle

14 April 1957
Manny Coe is a hit-man for Mr. Williams. He kills a man named Gallagher for messing up a jewel robbery. When she finds out about the murder, Manny's girlfriend Betty threatens to go to the police. Mr. Williams orders her killed. Manny tries to do this, but she is later accidentally killed. Manny is rewarded by Mr. Williams. He becomes his right hand man, until he is killed by Georgie, another hit-man sent to Mr. Williams.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Dick York ... Manny Coe
Kathleen Maguire ... Betty

George Macready ... Vincent Williams

Kathleen Hughes ... Ann Nash

Russell Johnson ... Turk
Paul Lambert ... Gallegher
George Brenlin ... Georgie
Tracey Morgan ... Dora
Betty Woods
Mickey Kuhn (as Michael Kuhn)
Roy Darmour

Season 2, Episode 30: The Three Dreams of Mr. Findlater

21 April 1957
Ernest Findlater dreams about a South Sea island and a girl he meets there named Lalage. Lalage develops a scheme to help Findlater kill his real life wife. On the night of the planned murder, Findlater discovers that his wife is already dead. She died of natural causes.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

John Williams ... Ernest Findlater
Barbara Baxley ... Lalage
Isobel Elsom ... Minnie Findlater
Walter Kingsford ... Dr. Manley
Arthur Gould-Porter ... Rogers (as A.E. Gould-Porter)
Mollie Glessing ... Bridget

Raymond Bailey ... Psychiatrist in Introduction (uncredited)

Season 2, Episode 31: The Night the World Ended

28 April 1957
A news man plays a joke on a homeless man by showing him a fake article that says the world is going end that night, it has deadly results.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host
Russell Collins ... Johnny

Harold J. Stone ... Mr. Halloran
Edith Barrett ... Felicia Green
Robert Ross ... Ned
Bart Burns ... Nick the Bartender
Joseph Marr ... Security Guard (as Joe Marr)
Ned Wever ... Joe
Clark Howat ... Jim, a Bar Patron
Robert Ellis ... Reporter

Henry Corden ... Boarder

Harry Shearer ... Street Kid
Billy Miller ... Street Kid
Charles Herbert ... Street Kid
Michael Ross ... Timothy (as Mike Ross)

Paul Brinegar ... Mr. Stern

Season 2, Episode 32: The Hands of Mr. Ottermole

5 May 1957
A murderer has been strangling people in the London fog. A reporter manages to continually make it to the crime scene before the police.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Theodore Bikel ... Sergeant Ottermole

Rhys Williams ... Mr. Summers
Torin Thatcher ... Constable Johnson
Charles Davis ... Reporter
John Trayne ... Policeman Peterson
Barry Harvey ... Whybrow's Nephew
Arthur Gould-Porter ... Herbert Whybrow (as A.E. Gould-Porter)
Nora O'Mahoney ... Flower Lady (as Nora O'Mahony)
Nelson Welch ... Neighbor
Molly Roden (as Mollie Roden)
James McCallion ... Bartender Ben
Hilda Plowright ... Mrs. Whybrow
Gerald Hamer ... Jimmy the Blindman

Season 2, Episode 33: A Man Greatly Beloved

12 May 1957
In a small Massachusetts town, precocious young Hildegarde Fell learns a secret about crusty old John Anderson, who has just moved there.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Cedric Hardwicke ... John Anderson (as Sir Cedric Hardwicke)
Evelyn Rudie ... Hildegard Fell

Hugh Marlowe ... Rev. Richard Fell

Robert Culp ... Clarence
Rebecca Welles ... Mrs. Fell
Edith Barrett ... Aggie Whiteford
Ken Christy ... Dart Thrower
Marjorie Bennett ... Cake Lady (uncredited)

Season 2, Episode 34: Martha Mason, Movie Star

19 May 1957
A vain, querulous woman can't get a divorce from her husband. Luckily, he loves to garden. And he's just dug a nice big hole in the backyard.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host
Judith Evelyn ... Mabel McKay
Robert Emhardt ... Henry G. McKay
Vinton Hayworth ... Mr. Abernathy
Rusty Lane ... Police Detective
Karen Norris ... Cora

Season 2, Episode 35: The West Warlock Time Capsule

26 May 1957
Taxidermist George Tiffany has domestic trouble when his wife's visiting brother Waldren overstays his welcome.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Henry Jones ... George Tiffany

Mildred Dunnock ... Louise Tiffany
Sam Buffington ... Waldren
Russell Thorson ... Dr. Rhody (as Russ Thorson)
Charles Watts ... Mayor Herbert Ayers
James Stone ... Customer (as James F. Stone)
James Philbrook ... Horse mover

Season 2, Episode 36: Father and Son

2 June 1957
London, 1912. Shop owner Joe Saunders refuses to lend money to his son Sam, who is anxious to win over a cheap showgirl.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Edmund Gwenn ... Joe Saunders
Charles Davis ... Sam Saunders
Frederick Worlock ... Gus Harrison (as Frederic Worlock)
Pamela Light ... Mae
George Pelling ... Mr. Schiller
John Trayne ... 1st Sergeant
Dan Sheridan ... Second Sergeant

Season 2, Episode 37: The Indestructible Mr. Weems

9 June 1957
A lodge is selling cemetery plots, but nobody will buy one until the first person is buried there. The brothers turn to Mr. Weems.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host
Robert Middleton ... Cato Stone

Joe Mantell ... Harry Brown
Russell Collins ... Clarence Weems

Don Keefer ... Dr. Elkins
Harry Bellaver ... Bronsky
Rebecca Welles ... Laura Weems
Gladys Hurlbut ... Sara Collins
Theodore Newton ... Dr. Allen (as Ted Newton)
Ferdi B. Hoffman (as Ferdi Hoffman)
Ted Bliss ... Man

Season 2, Episode 38: A Little Sleep

16 June 1957
A bored rich girl goes up to her cabin in the mountains. Before the night is over, she'll wish desperately she had just gone home.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Barbara Cook ... Barbie Hallem

Vic Morrow ... Benny Mungo
Jack Mullaney ... Diner Customer
Robert Karnes ... Ed Mungo
John Carlyle ... Chris Kymer
Douglas Kennedy ... Austin
George Chandler ... Partygoer

Season 2, Episode 39: The Dangerous People

23 June 1957
Two men wait at a train station. A wailing siren periodically reminds them that a maniac has escaped from the local mental hospital.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Albert Salmi ... Jones
Robert H. Harris ... Bellefontaine

Ken Clark ... Policeman
Harry Tyler ... Ticket Agent
David Armstrong ... Asylum Intern

Season 3


Season 3, Episode 1: The Glass Eye

6 October 1957
Captivated by the actor's physical beauty, an aging spinster pulls up stakes to follow a ventriloquist and his dummy from performance to performance; finally, the man consents to a much-wanted meeting.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Jessica Tandy ... Julia Lester
Tom Conway ... Max Collodi

Rosemary Harris ... Dorothy Whitely

William Shatner ... Jim Whitely

Patricia Hitchcock ... Saleslady (as Pat Hitchcock)
Arthur Gould-Porter ... Hotel Manager (as A.E. Gould-Porter)

Billy Barty ... George
Nelson Welch ... Emcee
Colin Campbell ... Old Man
Paul Playdon ... Allan

Season 3, Episode 2: Mail Order Prophet

13 October 1957
One day, Ronald Grimes receives a letter from a Mr. Christianai who says he can predict the future. The letter correctly predicts the outcome of an upcoming election. More letters follow and through gambling, Grimes acquires a large amount of money. A final letter from Christianai asks for a contribution. Grimes gives it quite willingly. Later Grimes finds out that Christiani was a fraud. He was really a con man who sent out thousands of letters, half of them predicting one kind of outcome, and the other half predicting another. Grimes was lucky; he got the right predictions time after time.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

E.G. Marshall ... Ronald J. Grimes

Jack Klugman ... George Benedict
Judson Pratt ... Postmaster
Barbara Townsend ... Secretary
Ken Christy ... Boss
Linda Watkins ... Barroom Customer
Victor Romito ... Tony - Waiter

Season 3, Episode 3: The Perfect Crime

20 October 1957
A lawyer, with blackmail in mind, meets with a famed prosecutor to prove he convicted an innocent man.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Vincent Price ... Charles Courtney

James Gregory ... John Gregory
Gavin Gordon ... Ernest West
Marianne Stewart ... Alice West
Mark Dana ... Harrington
Charles Webster ... Reporter #1
John Zaremba ... Photographer
Nick Nicholson ... Reporter #2
Therese Lyon ... West's Housekeeper

Season 3, Episode 4: Heart of Gold

27 October 1957
A convicted robber is released to the family of one of his cell mates, against the better judgment of his parole officer.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Mildred Dunnock ... Martha Collins

Darryl Hickman ... Jackie Blake

Nehemiah Persoff ... Ralph Collins

Edward Binns ... Mr. Brown

Len Lesser ... Thug
Cheryl Callaway ... Little Girl

Season 3, Episode 5: Silent Witness

3 November 1957
A professor kills the beautiful blackmailing female student he has been having a sexual affair with, in front of a baby.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host
Don Taylor ... Prof. Donald Mason

Dolores Hart ... Claudia Powell

Patricia Hitchcock ... Nancy Mason (as Pat Hitchcock)
Harry Bellaver ... Police Sgt. Waggoner
Mercedes Shirley ... Mrs. Davidson
William Boyett ... Capt. Davidson
Theodora Davitt ... Student
Katherine Warren ... Policewoman

Season 3, Episode 6: Reward to Finder

10 November 1957
When 5,200 dollars in lost cash is found by an man, he gets into a potentially deadly conflict with his wife about what to do with it.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Jo Van Fleet ... Anna Kaminsky
Oskar Homolka ... Carl Kaminsky (as Oscar Homolka)

Claude Akins ... Cop
Robert Whiteside ... Boy (as Robert Whitesides)

Season 3, Episode 7: Enough Rope for Two

17 November 1957
Joe Kedzie is released from prison after committing a robbery. Only Joe knows where the money is hidden: at the bottom of a mine shaft out in the desert. Maxie and Madge find Joe when he goes to retrieve the money. He agrees to cut them in. Maxie gets greedy and Joe shoots him. Unfortunately, he also puts a hole in their only canteen. Joe lowers himself down the mineshaft with a rope to retrieve the money. He ties the money to the rope and sends it up. When he tries to climb out, Madge cuts the rope and he falls and breaks his leg. Madge tries to get away, but discovers that Joe has the keys to the truck.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Jean Hagen ... Madge Griffin

Steven Hill ... Joe Kedzie (as Steve Hill)
Steve Brodie ... Maxie
Don Hix ... Storekeeper

Season 3, Episode 8: Last Request

24 November 1957
A man on death row convicted of a murder he did not commit, confesses to 3 murders he actually did commit.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Harry Guardino ... Gerry Daniels
Cara Williams ... Mona Carstairs

Hugh Marlowe ... District Attorney Bernard Butler
Karin Booth ... Sheila Raymond
Jennifer Lea ... Nancy Judson (as Jenifer Lea)
Michael Ross ... Frank Carstairs (as Mike Ross)
Fred Kruger ... Warden
Robert Carson ... Harry Judson
Robin Morse ... Clark

Season 3, Episode 9: The Young One

1 December 1957
A rebellious , pretty teenage girl uses any means, even murder, to get free of her protective aunt who is raising her.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Carol Lynley ... Janice

Vince Edwards ... Tex

Stephen Joyce ... Stan

Jeanette Nolan ... Aunt Mae
Rusty Lane ... Sheriff Matt
Frank Marlowe ... Bartender

Season 3, Episode 10: The Diplomatic Corpse

8 December 1957
Evan Wallace and his wife Janet take Janet's wealthy aunt on an sightseeing trip to Mexico. Janet's aunt suddenly dies in the back seat of their car. They cover the body and stop at a café; for a soothing drink. When they return, they discover that the car has been stolen.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Peter Lorre ... Tomas Salgado

George Peppard ... Evan Wallace
Mary Scott ... Janet Wallace
Isobel Elsom ... Mrs. Tait, Janet's Aunt
John Verros ... Police Chief Miguel Herrera
Orlando Rodríguez ... Rafael
Harrison Lewis ... Doctor Elliot
George Navarro ... Cantina Proprietor
Sid Cassel ... Border Inspector (as Sid Cassell)

Season 3, Episode 11: The Deadly

15 December 1957
A plumber is blackmailing several suburban housewives. When he confronts his latest victim, Margot Brenner, he runs into a dead end. She catches onto his scam and uses his own method to bring him to down.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Phyllis Thaxter ... Margot Brenner

Lee Philips ... Jack Staley
Craig Stevens ... Lewis Brenner
Frank Gerstle ... Police Sgt. Thompson
Anabel Shaw ... Rhoda Forbes

Peggy McCay ... Myra Herbert
Jacqueline Mayo ... Ann Warren
Deirdre Harrison ... Lady
Sally Hughes ... Lady
Margaret Muse ... Mildred
Marietta Hayes ... Lady

Season 3, Episode 12: Miss Paisley's Cat

22 December 1957
An elderly woman's beloved alley cat is killed by the local bookie, and she gets the strong urge to murder him.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host
Dorothy Stickney ... Emma Paisley

Raymond Bailey ... Inspector Graun
Harry Tyler ... Bob Jenkins
Fred Graham ... Rinditch
David Armstrong ... Man Walking Dog
Joel Smith ... Policeman
Mark Sheeler ... Shabby Man

Season 3, Episode 13: Night of the Execution

29 December 1957
D.A. Warren Selvey learns that he's on bad political ground because of his low conviction rate. He decides to vigorously prosecute a man named Rodman. He wins the murder case and Rodman is sentenced to die. After the sentence, however, Selvey meets a man named Barnes who claims to have committed the crimes. Selvey is now being considered a candidate for Congress. Fearing the repercussions of having convicted an innocent man, Selvey frightens Barnes into silence. The night Rodman is to be executed, Barnes shows up and urges Selvey to call the governor. Selvey refuses and in an ensuing struggle Barnes is killed. Selvey's political ambitions are ruined. Days later Selvey learns that Barnes was a fake. He was a crazy retired judge who would study the evidence of a case and then confess to the crime.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Pat Hingle ... Warren Selvy

Georgann Johnson ... Doreen Selvy
Russell Collins ... Ed Barnes
Harry Jackson ... Hank Vance
Vinton Hayworth ... Sidney
Murray Julian (as Murry Julian)
Frank Marlowe ... Judge
Edward Schaaf ... Rodman
Ben McAtee
Ed Spencer
Alfred Tonkel ... Undetermined Role
Oliver Cross ... Bar Patron (uncredited)
Forbes Murray ... Juror (uncredited)
Jack Perrin ... Man Exiting Courtroom (uncredited)
Arthur Tovey ... Bar Patron (uncredited)

Season 3, Episode 14: The Percentage

5 January 1958
Eddie Slovak meets an old Army buddy named Pete who once saved his life. He intends to repay his friend. He offers him money for a business, but Peter refuses. Eddie tries to talk to Pete's wife Louise. Louise falls for Eddie and the two become romantically involved. Eddie eventually kills her. Later he explains to Pete that he did him a favor since she was cheating on him. Pete calls the police and Eddie is arrested. Pete goes to see Eddie's girlfriend and explains that their plan worked. Louise is dead and Eddie is out of the way. Now, the two of them can be together.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host
Alex Nicol ... Eddie Slovak

Nita Talbot ... Louise Williams

Don Keefer ... Pete Williams
Carole Mathews ... Faye Slovak
Walter Woolf King ... Mob Boss
Frederick Ford ... Police Officer
Ralph Barnard ... Neighbor
Lillian O'Malley ... Neighbor

Season 3, Episode 15: Together

12 January 1958
A husband gets locked in an secure office with the body of his beautiful young mistress, who he has just murdered.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Joseph Cotten ... Tony Gould
Christine White ... Shelley
Sam Buffington ... Charlie
Gordon Wynn ... John Courtney
Sanford Gibbons ... Party guest (as Sanford L. Gibbons)
Bonnie Green ... Party guest (as Bonne Greene)
Florence MacAfee ... Gloria Gould
Frank Allocca ... Frank - Policeman
George Eldredge ... George--Police Lieutenant

Season 3, Episode 16: Sylvia

19 January 1958
Sylvia is a young woman who we think is contemplating suicide. Her ex-husband, Peter, married her for money. When he forged a check, her father agreed not to prosecute if he divorced her. Now Sylvia is again in touch with Peter, and wants him back. Peter calls her father and tells him that he will stay out of her life for a price. Sylvia's father tells her about his blackmail scheme, and she tells him that she bought a gun to use on Peter if they did not get back together. She goes to her room alone and is followed by her father, who is worried about her and tries to retrieve the gun.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host
Ann Todd ... Sylvia Leeds Kent

John McIntire ... John Leeds
Phillip Reed ... Peter Kent (as Philip Reed)

Raymond Bailey ... Doctor Jason
Edit Angold ... Bertha

Season 3, Episode 17: The Motive

26 January 1958
Tommy Greer is a crime buff who decides to commit a motiveless murder in order to confuse the police. He selects his victim from a phone book at random. He tracks him down and kills him but his "perfect crime" is unraveled by modern crime-fighting techniques.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host
Skip Homeier ... Tommy Greer
William Redfield ... Richard
Carl Betz ... Jerome Stanton

Carmen Phillips ... Sandra
Kay Stewart ... Housekeeper

Ken Clark ... Plain Clothes Policeman
Tharon Crigler ... Woman Near Phone Books
Jim Johnson ... Uniformed Police Officer
Gary Clarke ... Bellboy

Season 3, Episode 18: Miss Bracegirdle Does Her Duty

2 February 1958
Millicent Bracegirdle is a sheltered old woman who decides to go to Paris. Her visit does not turn out well when she accidentally enters the wrong hotel room and gets locked inside with a notorious murderer.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Mildred Natwick ... Millicent Bracegirdle
Gavin Muir ... Dean Septimus Bracegirdle
Tita Purdom ... Maude
Vera Denham ... Mrs. Crump
Arlette Clark ... Maid (as Arlette Clarke)
Albert Carrier ... Garcon

Season 3, Episode 19: The Equalizer

9 February 1958
A man challenges a bigger guy to a duel with weapons, after his lustful actions caused his wife to leave him.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Leif Erickson ... Wayne Phillips

Martin Balsam ... Eldon Marsh

Norma Crane ... Louise Marsh
Dudley Manlove ... Harris
Robert Riordan ... Mr. Sloan
Lynn Cartwright ... Jean Sobel
Robert Gibbons ... Undetermined Role
Jack McClure ... Bailey
Frank Watkins ... Police Officer #1
Paul Maxwell ... Ed Sobel
Bess Flowers ... Ballroom Patron (uncredited)
Sam Harris ... Ballroom Patron (uncredited)

Season 3, Episode 20: On the Nose

16 February 1958
Fran is a housewife addicted to gambling. Her bookie threatens to tell her husband if she doesn't pay up a loan by five o'clock that afternoon. She needs to raise 25 dollars fast. She manages to scrape up five dollars and then tries to shoplift the rest. She is caught by a store detective. As they drive off in his car the detective listens to her story and offers her twenty dollars in exchange for a little romance. She refuses and the car crashes. She flees the scene of the accident but accidentally leaves her purse and the money. She returns home and is surprised to have her purse returned by the police. It now contains twenty dollars which they found in the car and assumed was hers. She now has enough money to pay off the loan. After her husband calls to say that he must go to Washington on business, Fran calls her bookie. Instead of paying him the money she tells him to put twenty-five dollars on a horse named Washington Flyer.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Jan Sterling ... Fran Holland
David Opatoshu ... Mr. Cooney

Karl Swenson ... Ed Holland
Carl Betz ... Store Detective
Linda Watkins ... Lila Shank
J. Anthony Hughes ... Man at Bus Stop
Bill Baucom ... Man at Bus Stop
Sondra Rodgers ... Elegant Lady
Tharon Crigler ... Miss Reid--Saleslady
Mike Ragan ... Detective

Season 3, Episode 21: Guest for Breakfast

23 February 1958
Jordon and Eve Ross are a married couple who are constantly fighting. Their latest argument is interrupted by the sudden appearance of a wanted murderer named Lacey. He holds them captive all night. Lacey ends up being an effective marriage counselor. Through the night he convinces the couple to amend their differences. All of this is despite the fact that Lacey is wanted for murdering his wife and her lover.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host
Joan Tetzel ... Eve Ross
Scott McKay ... Jordan Ross
Richard Shepard ... Chester Lacey

Season 3, Episode 22: The Return of the Hero

2 March 1958
Sgt. Andre is a returning veteran from the French-Algerian war. He heads home to his estate with his crippled friend Marcel. Marcel lost his leg saving Andre's life. Along the way Andre falls for a beautiful girl Teresa even though he is already engaged to be married. Marcel and a good web of lies help Andre out of his problem.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Jacques Bergerac ... Sgt. Andre Doniere

Susan Kohner ... Therese

Marcel Dalio ... Corp. Marcel Marchand
Vladimir Sokoloff ... Uncle Fernaud
Michael Granger ... Francois
Luis Van Rooten ... Leon
Karen Scott ... Cherie
Victor Varconi ... Count d'Auberge
Iphigenie Castiglioni ... Countess d'Auberge
Karen Lenay ... Jeanette (as Caren Lenay)
Gloria Castillo ... Lili
Lilyan Chauvin ... Sybil Delamont

Bobby Barber ... Cafe Patron (uncredited)

Season 3, Episode 23: The Right Kind of House

9 March 1958
A revengeful woman puts her house up for 5 times its market value, with a plan to catch the man that murdered her adult son.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host
Robert Emhardt ... Mr. Waterbury

Jeanette Nolan ... Sadie Grimes

James Drury ... Michael Grimes
Harry Tyler ... Aaron Hacker (as Harry O. Tyler)
Jamie O'Hara ... Sally
Charles Watts ... Police Chief Joe Taylor
Paul Maxwell ... Detective Sgt. Singer

Season 3, Episode 24: The Foghorn

16 March 1958
Lucia meets and falls in love with a man named Allen Bliss at a party that is a celebration of her engagement to another man; John St. Rogers. She decides to break the engagement. She later discovers that Allen is already married. The lovers decide to go for a ride in a sailboat to discuss their plans. They are subsequently lost in the fog and are never seen again.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Barbara Bel Geddes ... Lucia Clay

Michael Rennie ... Allen Bliss
Bartlett Robinson ... John St. Rogers
Jennifer Howard ... Nun
William Yip ... Wong - Restaurant Owner
Selmer Jackson ... Butler
Mark Henry ... Doctor

Season 3, Episode 25: Flight to the East

23 March 1958
A complex mystery, this Hitchcock mystery begins with an American reporter, his companion, and a young woman sitting together on a flight out of Nairobi. The reporter, Ted Franklin, tells his story of betrayal and the unjust execution of an Arab-French arms dealer who allegedly sparked a tribal uprising in Kenya. Franklin is convinced of the man's innocence, but as the story unfolds, it becomes clear that the woman has a very personal stake in the drama and that Franklin may not be what he claims to be.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Gary Merrill ... Ted Franklin
Patricia Cutts ... Barbara Denim
Konstantin Shayne ... Abdul Ismael
Anthony George ... Sasha Ismael
Mel Welles ... Police Inspector Kafir
Harvey Stephens ... European Bureau Manager
Ralph Clanton ... Sir Robert Walton

Joseph Ruskin ... Man Entering Shop (uncredited)

Season 3, Episode 26: Bull in a China Shop

30 March 1958
A handsome homicide detective is befriended by four old ladies who invite him for tea and proceed to play out a variation of Arsenic and Old Lace for his benefit.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host
Dennis Morgan ... Dennis O'Finn

Estelle Winwood ... Miss Hildy-Lou
Elizabeth Patterson ... Miss Bessie

Ellen Corby ... Miss Samantha
Ida Moore ... Miss Birdie
Joe Downing ... Kramer--Detective (as Joseph Downing)
Paul Maxwell ... Lab Technician

Season 3, Episode 27: Disappearing Trick

6 April 1958
A bookie asks womanizing tennis player Walter, who's short on cash, to look up an inactive, high-rolling client. Walter discovers the old gambler died when his sailboat sunk, leaving his beautiful young widow with little money. Sparks fly between Walter and the widow, when he finds out the gambler (Raymond Bailey, The Beverly Hillbillies' banker) placed bets 3 months after the accident.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Robert Horton ... Walter Richmond
Betsy von Furstenberg ... Laura Gild

Perry Lopez ... Julio

Raymond Bailey ... Herbert Gild

Frank Albertson ... Regis
Percy Helton ... Newspaperman
Thomas Wilde ... Doctor (as Thomas Wild)
Dorothea Lord ... Nurse

Joe Conley ... Insurance Agent

Season 3, Episode 28: Lamb to the Slaughter

13 April 1958
When Mary Maloney's police chief husband is found murdered, the police investigate and have a hard time trying to find the murder weapon.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Barbara Bel Geddes ... Mary Maloney

Harold J. Stone ... Lieutenant Jack Noonan
Allan Lane ... Patrick Maloney

Ken Clark ... Mike - Policeman assistant
Robert C. Ross ... Forensic doctor
William Keene ... Fingerprint policeman
Thomas Wilde ... Photographer policeman (as Thomas Wild)
Otto Waldis ... Sam

Season 3, Episode 29: Fatal Figures

20 April 1958
A meek bored man wants to feel important, so he commits increasingly serious crimes ranging from theft to eventual murder.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

John McGiver ... Harold George Goames
Vivian Nathan ... Margaret Goames
Ward Wood ... Police Sgt. McBaine

Nesdon Booth ... Shopkeeper

Season 3, Episode 30: Death Sentence

27 April 1958
Paula Frayne's husband Norman is a chronic worrier who shows her little attention. When an old friend of Norman's shows up and shows too much interest in Paula, Norman becomes difficult. Paula becomes convinced that Norman no longer loves her and moves out of the house. She was wrong, however. Norman really loves her and threatens murder to prove it.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

James Best ... Norman Frayne
Katharine Bard ... Paula Frayne
Steve Brodie ... Al Revnel
Frank Gerstle ... Police Chief Walt Haney

Season 3, Episode 31: The Festive Season

4 May 1958
Charlie Boerum has been carrying on a long standing feud with his sister Celia because he believes that she killed his wife. When the family lawyer shows up on Christmas Eve to make an attempt to reconcile the two, he discovers that they are still squabbling. He also discovers that they are also planning each other's murder.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Carmen Mathews ... Celia Boerum
Edmon Ryan ... Attorney John
Richard Waring ... Charlie Boerum
Benny Baker ... Al - Bartender

Season 3, Episode 32: Listen, Listen.....!

11 May 1958
No one will listen to a mild-mannered man's theory about a string of local murders.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host
Edgar Stehli ... Herbert Johnson

Adam Williams ... Police Lt. King
Dayton Lummis ... Police Sgt. Oliver
Baynes Barron ... Charlie. Bartender
Robert Herrman ... Mr. Beekman. Journalist
Jackie Loughery ... Slats
Rusty Lane ... Father Rafferty
Edith Evanson ... Mrs. Johnson
Kitty Kelly ... Miss Andrews

James Westmoreland ... Ads in press receptionist (as Rad Fulton)
Elsie Baker ... Woman church goer

Season 3, Episode 33: Post Mortem

18 May 1958
Steve and Judy Archer are having money problems. When Judy's first husband Harry died of a heart attack, Judy collected on a large insurance police Steve sold him. Judy and Steve were then married and Steve quit his job, but later squandered most of Judy's money. The couple discovers that Harry bought a winning Sweepstakes ticket. Unfortunately, the winning ticket is in his pocket and he is buried six feet under. Judy wants to dig up the corpse, but Steve doesn't. Judy gets help from a reporter who digs up the body and finds the ticket. Later the reporter reveals himself as an insurance detective. He believes Harry was murdered, possibly by Steve. Later while Judy is in the bath, Steve returns and takes the winning ticket. He throws an electric heater in the bathtub. Judy screams and Steve runs, right into the arms of the waiting police. Judy emerges from the bathroom unharmed. The detective removed the fuse so she was not electrocuted. As Steve is led away by the police, Judy takes the winning ticket from him.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Steve Forrest ... Steve Archer

Joanna Moore ... Judy Archer

James Gregory ... Mr. Wescott
Edgar Peterson ... Journalist #1
David Fresco ... Photographer
Fred Robbins ... Police Sergeant
Roscoe Ates ... Cemetery Clerk
Patrick Martin ... Journalist #2

Season 3, Episode 34: The Crocodile Case

25 May 1958
Jack Lyons is interrogated by the police. He accidentally reveals himself as a murderer when he identifies a crocodile dressing case and the initials engraved on it. Since the initials were engraved on it shortly before the murder and fell off during the murder, only the killer and victim could have known about them. Jack is promptly arrested.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Denholm Elliott ... Jack Lyons

Hazel Court ... Phyllis Chaundry
John Alderson ... Inspector Karsiak

Patricia Hitchcock ... Aileen (as Pat Hitchcock)
Arthur Gould-Porter ... Arthur Chaundry (as A.E. Gould-Porter)
Dan Sheridan ... Sgt. Rason
Frederick Worlock ... Dan Mintz (as Frederic Worlock)
Laurence Conroy ... Policeman

Season 3, Episode 35: Dip in the Pool

1 June 1958
William Botibol is a compulsive gambler. While on a cruise he enters a betting pool to guess the number of miles the ship will travel in the course of twenty four hours. William gains some inside information when he learns that the ship is going to slow down to avoid an upcoming storm. Unfortunately, the storm passes, and the ship continues to speed on its course. He decides to force the ship to slow down by throwing himself overboard. He figures that when word gets out of someone going overboard the ship will slow down to get him. He picks out a witness and jumps overboard. The witness doesn't say a word. She's mentally ill and does not alert anyone to Williams' plight.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Keenan Wynn ... William Botibol

Fay Wray ... Mrs. Renshaw
Philip Bourneuf ... Mr. Renshaw
Louise Platt ... Ethel Botibol
Doreen Lang ... Emily
Ralph Clanton ... Ship's Purser
Doris Lloyd ... Emily's Mother
Ashley Cowan ... Captain
Owen Cunningham ... Auctioneer
Barry Harvey ... Steward
Michael Hadlow ... Waiter
Margaret Curtis ... Passenger
Judith Brian ... Passenger
William Hughes ... Bidder
Cosmo Sardo ... Ship Passenger (uncredited)

Season 3, Episode 36: The Safe Place

8 June 1958
George Piper is a bank teller and gambler. One day, a gambler named Victor arrives at the bank and makes a large withdrawal. Later, George visits Victor and kills him. He takes Victor's money and hides it in a secret place in his teller's cash drawer at the bank. The police question George, but clear him of any wrongdoing. George's boss, however, fires him. He demands the key to the crash drawer where George hid the money in order to give it to George's replacement.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host
Robert H. Harris ... George C. Piper

Joanne Linville ... Millie Manners
Phillip Pine ... Victor Manett

Jerry Paris ... Fred Piper
Wendell Holmes ... Henry C. Farnsworth
Robert Karnes ... Police Sgt. Henderson
Joel Mondeaux ... Mr. Martinson

Season 3, Episode 37: The Canary Sedan

15 June 1958
Laura Bowlby is a psychic who wants to visit her husband in Hong Kong. She is picked up by a chauffeur in a black sedan. Laura Bowlby says she does not like the color and would prefer a canary yellow one instead. This remark shocks the driver since the car was once canary yellow before a recent paint job. Inside the car, Laura begins to hear a woman's voice. The voice tells Laura about a passionate affair. Laura longs for such passion in her life because her husband James is quite unromantic and cold. After some research, Laura find the grave of the woman who has been talking to her. She looks at the gravestone and is unpleasantly surprised to see the initials of the dead woman and the initials of her own husband, James.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Jessica Tandy ... Laura Bowlby
Murray Matheson ... James St. George Bernard Bowlby
Gavin Muir ... Thompson
Patrick Westwood ... Mr. Nixon
Weaver Levy ... Chang
Barry Harvey ... Steward
Barry Bernard ... Bartender
Leonard Strong ... Man using Ouija Board
Owen Cunningham ... Mr. Adams
Tetsu Komai ... Old Bearded Man
James B. Leong

Season 3, Episode 38: The Impromptu Murder

22 June 1958
A woman who once accused Henry Dow of a crime enters the town and he invites her to stay with him and his sister. She tells Henry that she is carrying a large amount of money since she is planning an investment. Henry kills her for the money and dumps her body into the river. Henry then attends a dedication ceremony held on a bridge overlooking the river. When a body floats by, Henry is asked to identify it as the missing Miss Wilkinson. Without really looking at the body, he says it isn't her. A police detective asks Henry's sister to identify the body. Before she can have a look Henry confesses to the murder. Unfortunately for him, the body wasn't Miss Wilkinson's at all. It was someone else.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Hume Cronyn ... Henry Daw
Robert Douglas ... Inspector Charles Tarrant
Valerie Cossart ... Marjorie Daw
Doris Lloyd ... Miss Wilkinson
David Frankham ... Holsom
George Pelling ... Train ticket inspector
Mollie Glessing ... Lucy (as Molly Glessing)
Frederick Worlock ... Barclay (as Frederic Worlock)
Gwendolyn Watts ... Mrs. Garrold (as Gwen Watts)
Reggie Dvorak ... Sir Francis Garrold

Season 3, Episode 39: Little White Frock

29 June 1958
Colin Brackner is an elderly actor who invites playwright Adam Longsworth and his wife over to dinner. During dinner Colin talks about a long lost love. The tale deeply affects both Adam and his wife, practically reducing them to tears. Colin reveals that the tale is a deception. Recognizing the talent needed to pull off such a deception, Adam invites Colin to be part of his new production.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host / Alfred's Brother
Herbert Marshall ... Colin Bragner

Julie Adams ... Carol Longsworth

Tom Helmore ... Adam Longsworth
Jacqueline Mayo ... Lila Gordon
Roy Dean ... Terry O'Bain
Bartlett Robinson ... Mr. Robinson
Edwin Jerome ... Mr. Andrus
Otto Waldis ... Mr. Koslow
Kitty Kelly ... Marie
Joseph Hamilton ... Bill (as Joe Hamilton)
Olan Soule ... Stagehand (uncredited)

Season 4


Season 4, Episode 1: Poison

5 October 1958
Harry Pope is lying in bed and discovers that there is a sleeping snake on his stomach.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Wendell Corey ... Timber Woods

James Donald ... Harry Pope
Arnold Moss ... Dr. Ganderbay
Weaver Levy ... Dr. Ganderbay's assistant

Season 4, Episode 2: Don't Interrupt

12 October 1958
Radio warns of a mental patient escaped from a hospital into a severe New Mexico blizzard. At the rail-stop near the sanitarium, a huge, old cowboy boards the train & calms a rattled family with tall tales of the West, as the besieged train grinds to a halt. Totally entranced is the family's young boy, dressed as a gunslinger. Is the patient the old cowpoke ?

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Chill Wills ... Mr. Kilmer

Cloris Leachman ... Mary Templeton
Biff McGuire ... Larry Templeton
Peter Lazer ... Johnny Templeton

Scatman Crothers ... Timothy
Jack Mulhall ... Conductor
Roy Glenn ... Bartender (as Roy Glenn Sr.)
Geoffrey Lewis

Season 4, Episode 3: The Jokester

19 October 1958
Newspaperman Bradley's habit of playing practical jokes puts morgue attendant Pop Henderson in danger of losing his job.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Albert Salmi ... Mr. Bradley
Roscoe Ates ... Pop Henderson

James Coburn ... Andrews
Jay Jostyn ... Morgan
Arthur Batanides ... The Police Sergeant
James Kirkwood Jr. ... Dave (as Jim Kirkwood Jr.)
Charles Watts ... The Police Captain
Baynes Barron ... The Bartender
Claire Carleton ... Millie
Richard Benedict ... Mike

Season 4, Episode 4: The Crooked Road

26 October 1958
Harry Adams and his wife are driving cross-country through a rural Deep South town when a local speed trap ensnares the young couple. The corrupt redneck police officer, Chandler, arrests them and attempts to extort money from them. The more sophisticated and civilized vacationers from the Big Apple protest their innocence. But the worse they protest, the more the charges, cost & beatings inflicted by Officer Chandler and the entire town of corrupt rednecks becomes. Even Mrs. Adams sincere attempts to mollify the highway robbery patrol doesn't work. How more bad can it get? Yet, the "victim" Mr. Adams, as well as his wife, are not who they appear to be...

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Richard Kiley ... Harry Adams

Walter Matthau ... Off. Pete Chandler
Patricia Breslin ... Mrs. Adams

Richard Erdman ... Charlie Brown
Charles Watts ... Judge
Peter Dane ... Off. Andy Bleeker
Paul Frees ... Off-Screen Announcer (voice) (uncredited)

Season 4, Episode 5: The $2,000,000 Defense

2 November 1958
The fate of accused killer Lloyd Ashley depends on whether or not his lawyer Mark Robson can prove that a gun can fire accidentally, even with the safety catch on.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Barry Sullivan ... Mark Robeson

Leslie Nielsen ... Lloyd Ashley
Wendell Holmes ... Mr. Herrick
Lori March ... Eve Ashley
Herbert Anderson ... John Keller
Edwin Jerome ... Judge Cobb
Herbert Lytton ... Doctor (as Herbert C. Lytton)
Ralph Barnard

Season 4, Episode 6: Design for Loving

9 November 1958
In a near future, a drone seeks escape from his dull job, & his wife's constant demands. Charles Brailing longs to chuck it all and fly down to Rio a la Fred Astaire. Sharing his dilemma with another middle age crazy hubby, Brailing toys around in his basement workshop to supply an answer which should satisfy all parties, even the lovely Lydia - an android duplicate.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Norman Lloyd ... Charles Brailing

Marian Seldes ... Lydia Brailing

Elliott Reid ... Tom Smith
Barbara Baxley ... Anne Smith

Season 4, Episode 7: Man with a Problem

16 November 1958
Karen Adams' infidelity drives her husband Carl to attempt suicide by jumping from a high window ledge at a hotel. Can police officer Barrett stop him?

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Gary Merrill ... Carl Adams

Peter Mark Richman ... Officer Barrett (as Mark Richman)

Elizabeth Montgomery ... Karen Adams

Ken Lynch ... Police Lieutenant
Alex Gerry ... Doctor
Bartlett Robinson ... Hotel Manager
James Johnson ... Bellhop
Jean Field ... Screaming lady waiting for cab

Sid Melton ... Cabdriver
Guy Rennie ... Cabdriver

Vic Tayback ... Man Talking to Cabdriver (as Victor Tayback)

Season 4, Episode 8: Safety for the Witness

23 November 1958
A milquetoast gun shop owner witnesses two hoods murdering a witness from another crime in 1927 Chicago and is afraid he will share the same fate.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Art Carney ... Cyril T. Jones

Robert Bray ... Lieutenant Flannery
James Westerfield ... Commissioner Cummings
Mary Scott ... Nurse Copeland
Karl 'Killer' Davis ... Dan Foley (as Karl Davis)
George Greco ... District Attorney (as George Greico)
James Flavin ... Joe Felix
Doris Lloyd ... Gun Store Customer
Dorothea Lord ... Hospital Cashier
David Fresco ... Hotel Desk Clerk

Season 4, Episode 9: Murder Me Twice

7 December 1958
At a house party, Lucy Prior allows herself to be hypnotized by Miles Farnham. While under his spell, she claims to be a woman living in 1853 and in the process of describing what she did, picks up a pair of scissors and kills her husband. In looking into the case, the coroner determines that in 1853 a woman did just as Lucy described but is suspicious that this could be a sham. At the inquest, Miles suggests that he hypnotize Lucy, with unexpected consequences.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Phyllis Thaxter ... Lucy Pryor

Tom Helmore ... Miles Farnham
Alan Marshal ... William Pryor
Ward Costello ... William Burke
Herbert Anderson ... George Thompson
Liz Carr ... Adele Thompson
King Calder ... Mr. Sherman
Robert Carson ... Mr. Carson
Charles Seel ... Clerk of the Court
Alma Lawton ... Alma

Season 4, Episode 10: Tea Time

14 December 1958
Blanche Herbert invites Iris Teleton to tea at a posh restaurant. Blanche and Iris' husband Oliver have been having an affair for some time and she now wants Iris to grant her husband a divorce. Iris flatly refuses but it appears that she too once had an affair, a fact that Blanche is obviously prepared to use to her advantage. Iris is determined not to let her husband go free and sets out to ensure that neither he nor his lover ever spend time together again. Little does she realize exactly what her husband is up to.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host
Margaret Leighton ... Iris Teleton

Marsha Hunt ... Blanche Herbert
Murray Matheson ... Oliver Teleton
George Navarro ... Maitre D
Angela Austin ... Young Blonde
Fritz Feld ... Waiter

Season 4, Episode 11: And the Desert Shall Blossom

21 December 1958
A killer on the run demands help from 2 cantankerous Western prospectors, when his car breaks down near their remote shack. The old couple already face eviction unless they can demonstrate that they are homesteading, but in a patch of Nevada desert which can barely support a juniper tree, how can they ?

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

William Demarest ... Tom Akins
Roscoe Ates ... Ben White
Mike Kellin ... Killer

Ben Johnson ... Sheriff Jeff
Wesley Lau ... Deputy Tex

Season 4, Episode 12: Mrs. Herman and Mrs. Fenimore

28 December 1958
A woman conspires with a classy, mature stage actress, to help kill her live in uncle for inheritance money.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Mary Astor ... Mrs. Fenimore
Russell Collins ... Bill Finley
Doro Merande ... Mrs. Herman
Wesley Lau ... Police Detective

Season 4, Episode 13: Six People, No Music

4 January 1959
When wealthy department store owner Barryvale dies, local mortician Art Motherwell anticipates a windfall from a lavish funeral. But the dearly beloved awakens from death to insist the mortician keep expenses to the bare minimum.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

John McGiver ... Arthur Motherwell
Peggy Cass ... Rhoda Motherwell
Howard Smith ... Stanton C. Barryvale
Joby Baker ... Thor
Wilton Graff ... Fulton Agnew
Joseph Hamilton ... Attendant (as Joe Hamilton)

Season 4, Episode 14: The Morning After

11 January 1959
A married businessman keeps his naive young mistress in an apartment, assuring her with costly gifts that he will marry her as soon as he can secure a divorce from his harpy wife. The young woman's mother is not so easily persuaded.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host
Robert Alda ... Ben Nelson

Jeanette Nolan ... Mrs. Trotter

Dorothy Provine ... Sharon Trotter

Fay Wray ... Mrs. Nelson
Dorothea Lord ... Maid
Lyn Statten ... Secretary (uncredited)

Season 4, Episode 15: A Personal Matter

18 January 1959
Murderer hiding out on a failing mine operation, is discovered by the chief engineer. Both are stuck in this remote area of Mexico for 6 weeks until the company owner's plane returns. With the contract almost up, the accused killer was brought in to spur the dig, in return for refuge. He keeps a gun trained on the engineer, though the engineer assures the hunted man he empathizes with him. Opportunities to kill each other in the shaft are rife, but the fugitive's work is turning the project around.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Wayne Morris ... Bret Johnson
Joe Maross ... Joe Philips
Frank Silvera ... Mr. Roderiguez
Richard Bermudez ... Doctor

Frank DeKova ... Pedro
Leonard Strong ... Manuel
Anna Navarro ... Maria

Season 4, Episode 16: Out There - Darkness

25 January 1959
Miss Fox is a rich old widow who falsely identifies one of the building's employees as the guy who robbed her, and later she wants to help him but it may be too late.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Bette Davis ... Miss Fox
James Congdon ... Eddie McMahon

Frank Albertson ... Sergeant Kirby
Arthur Marshall ... Jerry

Season 4, Episode 17: Total Loss

1 February 1959
Jan Manning is having serious financial problems. She runs a dress shop but sales are down and she doesn't have her late husband's knack at purchasing, the end result being that she has too much inventory. One of her suppliers, Mel Reeves, has a solution: he needs only to hire someone to break in to the shop through the skylight and set it on fire allowing Jan to collect on her insurance policy. But when the shop burns down, Jan tells the insurance investigator what happened, only to be told that no one broke into the shop but that she is nonetheless responsible for setting the fire herself.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Nancy Olson ... Jan Manning

Ralph Meeker ... Mel Reeves
Ruth Storey ... Evelyn Wilson
Dave Willock ... Frank Voss
Barbara Lord ... Jan's Sister

Ray Teal ... Fire Chief
Jack Bryan ... Bartender
James Beck ... Frank Voss (as Jim Beck)

Season 4, Episode 18: The Last Dark Step

8 February 1959
Brad Taylor is a real-estate entrepreneur who is engaged to Janice Wright. Unbeknownst to her, Brad is still seeing an old flame, Leslie Lenox, a writer. Leslie doesn't take Brad decision to stop seeing her very well, particularly as she has been paying all of his bills for quite a long time. Leslie makes it very clear that should Brad not drop Janice, she will do everything in her power to ensure he never marries her. Seeing no other way out, Brad decides get rid of Leslie permanently, but is in for a surprise when he gets home to find two detectives waiting for him.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Robert Horton ... Brad Taylor

Fay Spain ... Leslie Lenox
Joyce Meadows ... Janice Wright
Herbert Ellis ... Det. Breslin (as Herb Ellis)
David Carlile ... Det. Langley

Season 4, Episode 19: The Morning of the Bride

15 February 1959
A lonely woman who waited years to marry the man she loves, finds out a horrible secret about why he stalled for so long.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Barbara Bel Geddes ... Helen Brewster
Don Dubbins ... Philip Pryor

Patricia Hitchcock ... Pat (as Pat Hitchcock)
Helen Conrad ... Mrs. Beasely

Season 4, Episode 20: The Diamond Necklace

22 February 1959
Jewelry firm casts out the last of a family who've been employees for 117 years - the company won't hire of the last of the line, because she's a woman. Faithful service goes unrewarded when her father is given a week to finish up, but he'll show how much he'll be missed via selling the firm's most expensive gem by his last day of 37 years service.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Claude Rains ... Andrew Thurgood
Betsy von Furstenberg ... Mrs. Rudell
Alan Hewitt ... George Maynard
Stephen Bekassy ... Dr. Anton Rudell
Selmer Jackson ... Henry
Peter Walker ... Jewelry Salesman
Dorothea Lord ... Jessica
Norman Dupont ... Jewelry Salesman (as Norman DuPont)

Season 4, Episode 21: Relative Value

1 March 1959
John Manbridge likes the good things in life, including betting on the horses. With no real means of support, he's taken to forging cheques in his cousin, Felix Manbridge's account. Felix knows what is going on and warns his cousin that should it happen again, he would have no option but to prosecute. In any event, Felix reminds him that with his own current state of ill-health, John will soon inherit everything. John decides to accelerate the process, not realizing that Felix has decided to do the same, with unintended consequences.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Denholm Elliott ... John Manbridge (as Denholm Elliot)
Torin Thatcher ... Felix Edward Manbridge
Tom Conway ... Inspector
Frederick Worlock ... Mr. Betts (as Frederic Worlock)
Walter Burke ... Benny (as Walter L. Burke)
John Trayne ... Tom Crockett
Barry Harvey ... Constable Longdon
Arthur Gould-Porter ... Police Sgt. (as A.E. Gould-Porter)
Mollie Glessing ... Mrs. Simpson (as Molly Glessing)

Season 4, Episode 22: The Right Price

8 March 1959
Jocelyn and Mort Barnhardt are married but are also business partners who bicker constantly about who contributes more to the business. One night, their home is broken into and the burglar goes about methodically looking for their valuables. When Mort investigates, he finds a chatty crook who offers him a deal: if they work together, they can get a nice fat insurance settlement in the bargain. Mort doesn't have much that's valuable so he proposes that the burglar kill Jocelyn. It doesn't quite go as planned however.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host
Eddie Foy Jr. ... The Cat
Allyn Joslyn ... Mort Barnhardt
Jane Dulo ... Jocelyn Barnhardt

Season 4, Episode 23: I'll Take Care of You

15 March 1959
After a man puts a permanent end to his dominant wife's demands for extravagance, he becomes the victim of blackmail.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Ralph Meeker ... John Forbes
Russell Collins ... Dad
Elisabeth Fraser ... Dorothy Forbes
Ida Moore ... Kitty
Arthur Batanides ... Police Detective

James Westmoreland ... Lester (as Rad Fulton)
Richard Evans ... Harry
Richard Rust ... Detective Charlie
Dick Gering ... The 3rd Teen (as Richard Gering)

Season 4, Episode 24: The Avon Emeralds

22 March 1959
Scotland Yard is tasked with ensuring that the recently widowed Lady Gwendolyn Avon doesn't smuggle an expensive necklace known as Avon emeralds out of England. Most of her late husband's estate was given up in death taxes and the police are sure she could sell them at a premium abroad. Inspector Benson is tasked with ensuring the jewels' safekeeping but when they are stolen from the hotel safe, it appears Lady Avon has a perfect plan.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Roger Moore ... Inspector Benson

Hazel Court ... Lady Gwendolyn Avon
Gertrude Flynn ... Aunt Catherine Sedley

Alan Napier ... Sir Charles Harrington
Ralph Clanton ... Mr. Saunders
Richard Lupino ... Ives
Barry Harvey ... Police Sergeant Hodges
Louis Mercier ... Commissionaire Jouin Clement (as Louis G. Mercier)
Leonard Mudie ... Assayer (uncredited)

Season 4, Episode 25: The Kind Waitress

29 March 1959
Thelma Tompkins is a waitress in a hotel restaurant. She's a good waitress and has always been kind to old Mrs. Mannerheim who eats in the restaurant every evening. Thelma is shocked when Mrs. Mannerheim tells her that she is her closest friend and has left her a considerable legacy in her will. In the interim, she gives Thelma a brooch. Over the following months, Mrs. Mannerheim becomes ever more demanding and Thelma's musician boyfriend Arthur suggests that maybe the time has come for the old lady's demise to accelerated somewhat. Thelma poison's her tea but without any obvious effect. Thelma takes matters into her own hands and the subsequent coroner's inquiry reveals some interesting information about the poison she was using.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Rick Jason ... Arthur
Olive Deering ... Thelma Tompkins

Celia Lovsky ... Sara Mannerheim
Mary Alan Hokanson ... Maitre d'
Robert Carson ... Grand Jury Foreman
Charles Meredith ... Dr. Lacey (as Charles H. Meredith)
John Zaremba ... Dr. Maxwell
Charles Seel ... County Clerk
Len Hendry ... Panel Member (uncredited)
William Meader ... Panel Member (uncredited)

Season 4, Episode 26: Cheap Is Cheap

5 April 1959
Alexander Gifford has to be the cheapest skinflint on the planet. He chides his wife for leaving a light turned on and he reads his neighbors newspaper rather than buy his own. When his wife discovers he has bank accounts totaling $33,000 she starts spending money on herself and he decides he has to do something about it. He tries to hire a hit man, but recoils when he's told that the fee would be $500. The hit man refers him to a chemist to buy poison, but again recoils at the cost. He decides to find a low-cost way to proceed, but even when he's successful is taken aback when the doctor tells him that the funeral will likely cost at least $160. Even with that, he finds a way to avoid the costs.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host
Dennis Day ... Alexander Gifford
Alice Backes ... Jennifer Gifford
Fred Essler ... Arthur
Jack Lambert ... Hitman
Gage Clarke ... Doctor
Frank Richards ... Monk McGinnis

Season 4, Episode 27: The Waxwork

12 April 1959
A writer must spend a night in a wax museum's murderer's gallery, to make good a gambling debt knowingly paid with a bad check to a testy Englishman. The museum's owner is so obsessed with the accuracy of his replicas, he's as scary as they are. Especially so to the magazine writer from the U.S., who's already facing deportation or a stretch in a London gaol.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Barry Nelson ... Raymond Houston

Everett Sloane ... Mr. Marriner
Shaike Ophir ... Bourdette (as Shai K. Ophir)
Charles Davis ... Museum Guard
Laurence Conroy
Mavis Neal Palmer (as Mavis Neal)
Betty Fairfax ... Mrs. Nop
Hal H. Thompson
John O'Leary ... Harry
Patrick Westwood ... Murderer's Row guard
Dorothy McKinnon ... Museum employee
Vincent Perry ... Museum workman (as Vincent G. Perry)

Season 4, Episode 28: The Impossible Dream

19 April 1959
Oliver Mathews was once a major movie star, but is now an over-the-hill has-been with only limited movie roles and with few fans. He's also being blackmailed by Grace Dolan whose daughter once had an affair with Mathews. He's now broke and decides to get rid of Dolan but finds that his personal assistant Miss Hall, who is infatuated with him, saw him commit the deed. Her price for not going to the police is to make her one dream come true.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Franchot Tone ... Oliver Mathews

Carmen Mathews ... Miss Hall

Mary Astor ... Grace Dolan
Suzy Lloyd ... Young Lover
Irene Windust ... Myra Robbins
Richard Jeffries (as Dick Jeffries)
Bill Kruse (as William D. Kruse)
Pat O'Malley ... Wardrobe Attendant

Season 4, Episode 29: Banquo's Chair

3 May 1959
John Bedford is suspected of being the murderer of his wealthy aunt, Miss Ferguson, but the police are unable to break his alibi. Now, exactly two years after the crime, a retired Scotland Yard investigator named William Brent, puts together a plan that he hopes will make the nephew confess. Brent invites the young man to a dinner in the home that once belonged to the late aunt, and secretly hires an actress to pretend to be the ghost of the dead woman. Everyone at the dinner is in on the scheme, and when the apparition appears, no one claims to see anything - but Bedford, that is.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

John Williams ... Inspector Brent
Kenneth Haigh ... John Bedford
Reginald Gardiner ... Major Cook-Finch
Max Adrian ... Robert Stone
Tom Dillon ... Sergeant Balton (as Thomas P. Dillon)
Hilda Plowright ... Mae Thorpe
George Pelling ... Lane

Season 4, Episode 30: A Night with the Boys

10 May 1959
When a husband fakes being a victim of a robbery to hide his gambling loses, the police still produce a suspect.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host
John Smith ... Irving Randall
Joyce Meadows ... Frances Randall
Sam Buffington ... Smalley
Joe De Santis ... Police Lieutenant
David Carlile ... Manny
Buzz Martin ... Whitey
Dick Nelson ... Beat Cop
Bill Kruse ... Card Player (as William D. Kruse)

Season 4, Episode 31: Your Witness

17 May 1959
Naomi Shawn is unhappily married. Her husband Arnold, a successful defense attorney, is having an affair with a younger woman and it's apparent that he's no longer interested in her. He also refuses to agree to a divorce, liking the freedom he already has. In court she sees her husband in action. He is defending a hit and run driver and demolishes the prosecution's chief witness by challenging his his visual acuity. During the lunch recess, Naomi decides to take action to end her marriage and fortunately has the correct eye witness to back her up.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Brian Keith ... Arnold Shawn
Leora Dana ... Naomi Shawn
William Hansen ... Henry Babcock
Brian G. Hutton ... Kenneth Jerome
Gordon Wynn ... George Vogel
John Harmon ... Al Carmody
Stan Jones ... Dan Irwin (as G. Stanley Jones)
Everett Glass ... The Judge
Wayne Heffley ... The Prosecutor

Season 4, Episode 32: Human Interest Story

24 May 1959
Newspaperman Bill Everett is told by his editor to go to the bar across the street and interview a man who claims to be a Martian. There, Everett meets Howard Wilcox who spins a long tale about how he woke up one morning to find that his fellow Martians had all disappeared. He traveled to Earth and found himself in Wilcox's body. Everett convinces him to go home to his wife and even offers to accompany him. He nearly convinces Wilcox to keep his story to himself, but when he decides to tell his wife the whole story, Everett must take drastic action. All is explained when Everett provides a complete report to his editor.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Steve McQueen ... Bill Everett
Arthur Hill ... Howard Wilcox
Tyler McVey ... Cargan
William Challee ... Barney Welch
Anne Anderson ... Elsie Wilcox

Season 4, Episode 33: The Dusty Drawer

31 May 1959
A bank teller plays some pranks to make another bank teller appear unstable, when he refuses to return money the money he stole.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Dick York ... Norman Logan
Philip Coolidge ... William Tritt
Wilton Graff ... Mr. Pinkson

J. Pat O'Malley ... Colonel Binns
Almira Sessions ... Mrs. Merrell
Charity Grace ... Mrs. Bradford
Edgar Dearing ... Lewis
Barry Brooks ... Toy store salesman

Season 4, Episode 34: A True Account

7 June 1959
A nurse claiming she suspects her very rich husband of killing his first wife, seeks advice from a lawyer, instead of going to the police.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Jane Greer ... Mrs. Cannon-Hughes
Kent Smith ... Gilbert Hughes

Robert Webber ... Paul Brett

Jocelyn Brando ... Alice
Madge Kennedy ... Mary Hughes
Dorothea Lord ... Mrs. Simpson
Lillian O'Malley ... Housekeeper
Selmer Jackson ... Reverend

Season 4, Episode 35: Touché

14 June 1959
Bill Fleming is upset that his wife is having an affair with Philip Baxter, the most recent of a long line of lovers. Bill is an ex-boxer and an outdoors man and nothing would give him more pleasure than to wring Baxter's neck. When he mentions to his fishing pal that he has a large collection of dueling weapons, his buddy suggests that he challenge Baxter to a duel. He tells Bill that under California law, you get special treatment in the courts if you kill someone in a duel. Little does Bill realize that his fishing pal had a purpose in giving Bill the advice he did.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Paul Douglas ... Bill Fleming

Hugh Marlowe ... Baxter

Robert Morse ... Phil
Dodie Heath ... Laura Fleming (as Dody Heath)
King Calder ... George Faber
James Flavin ... Dan
Robert Carson ... Judge
Charlotte Knight ... Elderly Woman (as Charlott Knight)

Season 4, Episode 36: Invitation to an Accident

21 June 1959
A scaffold falls on a new bride, after her husband accuses her of rendezvousing with an old flame. Another former suitor suspects the husband faked the accident, and urges her to cut off the affair. When she persists, he fears the unbalanced husband will again try to kill her, so he devises a plan to protect her.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Gary Merrill ... Joseph Pond

Joanna Moore ... Virgilia Pond
Alan Hewitt ... Albert Martin
Ernestine Barrier ... Mrs. Bedsole
Peter Walker ... Cam
Lillian O'Malley ... Flora
Voorheis J. Ardoin ... (uncredited)
Bess Flowers ... Party guest (uncredited)

Season 5


Season 5, Episode 1: Arthur

27 September 1959
When his fiancée Helen leaves chicken farmer Arthur for another man, he accepts her decision by conveniently enjoying the life of a bachelor. A year passes and Helen pays him a return visit, asking for forgiveness. It seems her love interest didn't work out and she wants to rekindle an old flame, against Arthur's wish to remain a bachelor. Accostomed to strangling chickens for a living, Arthur angrily applies the same method to Helen, then hides her body. The police suspect him of murder, but can do nothing for lack of evidence.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Laurence Harvey ... Arthur Williams

Hazel Court ... Helen Brathwaite
Robert Douglas ... Inspector Ben Liebenberg

Patrick Macnee ... Sgt. John Farrell
Barry Harvey ... Constable Barry (as Barry G. Harvey)

Season 5, Episode 2: The Crystal Trench

4 October 1959
An obsessed young woman waits decades for her husband's body to emerge from the ice, after he fell from a mountain.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

James Donald ... Mark Cavendidge
Patricia Owens ... Stella Ballister

Werner Klemperer ... Mr. Ranks
Ben Astar ... Swiss Innkeeper

Patrick Macnee ... Professor Kersley
Harold Dyrenforth ... Frederic Blauer (as Harald O. Dyrenforth)

Frank Holms
Eileen Anderson
Otto Reichow
Oscar Beregi Jr. ... Man Arguing at Telescope (uncredited)

Season 5, Episode 3: Appointment at Eleven

11 October 1959
David Logan lives at home with his mother and he's still upset that his father left them many years before. He is haunted by an event when he was twelve years old and he came home to find his father with a blue-eyed blond. He tells his mother he has an appointment at 11:00 so he skips dinner and heads to a bar. There he meets a girl and repeats several times that something big is going to happen at 11:00. He gets into a fight with a sailor in the bar and tells him the same and then again with a patron in an Irish pub, now saying someone is going to die at the prescribed hour. When the 11 o'clock news come on the air, you learn the full story.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host
Clint Kimbrough ... David Logan

Norma Crane ... Lady in Bar

Clu Gulager ... Sailor
Sean McClory ... Irish Bar Patron
Amy Douglass ... Mrs. Logan

Michael J. Pollard ... Shoeshine Boy
Joseph Sullivan
Dick Gering ... 2nd Sailor (as Richard Gering)
Taldo Kenyon
Jerry Rhoads ... George the bartender
Frank Sully ... The Piano Player

Season 5, Episode 4: Coyote Moon

18 October 1959
A good Samaritan, a Professor driving to California to take up a new teaching post, stops at a gas station with an orphaned coyote cub and agrees to give a ride to a hitchhiker, Julie. He then learns that her father and brother seem to be included in the deal. Not surprisingly, this trio turn out to be con artists and thieves and the Professor has to be quick on his feet to make sure they get their comeuppance!

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host
Macdonald Carey ... Professor

Edgar Buchanan ... Pops

Collin Wilcox Paxton ... Julie (as Collin Wilcox)
Wesley Lau ... Harry
Jack Lambert ... Garage Mechanic
Eve McVeagh ... Waitress
James Field ... Man with Car
David Fresco ... Gas Station Owner
Chuck Henderson ... Policeman

Season 5, Episode 5: No Pain

25 October 1959
Dave Rainey was once a healthy, successful individual. He now finds himself struck down in the prime of his life and confined to an iron lung. He has a full-time nurse and his pretty wife is attentive, but he is concerned at her friendship with Arnold Barrett. One evening, she gives their full-time nurse the evening off and Dave concludes this must be the evening that she will finish him off. He confronts her and she admits that she had been planning this for some time but in the end, she is unable to complete the task. Little does she know that Dave has his own plans for her.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Brian Keith ... Dave Rainey

Joanna Moore ... Cindy Rainey
Yale Wexler ... Arnold Barrett
Dorothea Lord ... Nurse Collins

Season 5, Episode 6: Anniversary Gift

1 November 1959
Myra Jenkins has quite a menagerie in her home: birds, a turtle, a monkey, a chameleon and on and on. She is quite devoted to them, usually at the expense of her husband Hermie. Their neighbor, George Bay,is always telling Hermie how much he misses his late wife and that since since she's died, all he ever does is travel, go fishing and drink beer. All of this sounds pretty good to Hermie who hatches a plan to get his wife a new pet that that may not be very cuddly and lovable and may give him the way out that he desires. Little does Hermie realize the predicament he is getting himself into.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Harry Morgan ... Hermie Jenkins
Barbara Baxley ... Myra Jenkins

Jackie Coogan ... George Bay

Michael J. Pollard ... Hansel Eidelpfeiffer
James Field ... The Doctor
Maurice Manson ... The Mailman
Steve McAdam ... Boy with Bat (as Steven McAdam)

Season 5, Episode 7: Dry Run

8 November 1959
A crime boss gives a new employee an assignment to kill another man, but the intended victim tempts him with another offer.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Walter Matthau ... Moran

Robert Vaughn ... Art

David White ... Mr. Barberosa
Tyler McVey ... Mob Sidekick

Season 5, Episode 8: The Blessington Method

15 November 1959
In the not too distant future (1980, to be exact) life expectancy has increased dramatically and JJ Bunce provides an essential service. He approaches John Treadwell and informs him that his elderly relative, now in her 80's and who lives with him full-time, will live at least another 32 years. Bunce's offer is quite simple: he will dispose of her for a fee. Initially Treadwell rejects the suggestion out of hand but at home, the old lady is becoming ever more demanding. In the end, he accepts Bunce's offer but he does wonder what his own children might do when the time comes.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Henry Jones ... John Treadwell

Dick York ... J.J. Bunce
Elizabeth Patterson ... Grandmother
Irene Windust ... Mrs. Treadwell
Paul E. Burns ... Fisherman
Vaughn Meadows ... Jack
Nancy Kilgas ... Jill

Penny Edwards ... Secretary

Season 5, Episode 9: Dead Weight

22 November 1959
Married Courtney Masterson and his girlfriend are parked at a lover's lane when a young thug tries to rob them. Courtney overpowers the thief and wants to turn him over to the police but is afraid the resulting publicity might tip off his wife to his extra-marital affair. In the end, he decides to set the thief free, but things don't quite go as planned and he shoots the thug. Courtney manages to convince the police that the shooting was an accident. It turns out however, that he has much to worry about.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Joseph Cotten ... Courtney 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 ... Secretary
Reita Green ... Reita - Receptionist
George Dockstader ... Motorcycle Cop

Season 5, Episode 10: Special Delivery

29 November 1959
Mental suggestions and odd behavior have some people believing a special delivery of quick-growing mushroom spores may be an invading life form.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host
Stephen Dunne ... Bill Fortnam (as Steve Dunn)

Beatrice Straight ... Cynthia Fortnam
Peter Lazer ... Tom Fortnam
Frank Maxwell ... Roger
Cece Whitney ... Dorothy
Michael Burns ... Joe
Pat Hagerty ... Delivery Man
Jim O'Neill ... Messenger

Season 5, Episode 11: Road Hog

6 December 1959
A very rude traveling salesman forces a truck off road, causing a delay in emergency care for an injured young man, who dies.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

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 ... Davey Pine
Gordon Wynn ... The Doctor
Betsy Hale ... Little Girl

'Snub' Pollard ... Bar patron (uncredited)

Season 5, Episode 12: Specialty of the House

13 December 1959
Mr. Laffler invites Mr. Costain to join him for dinner at a private club that he describes as a very special experience. To his disappointment, Laffler is informed that the house specialty, a lamb dish, is not being served. They continue to visit the club and one evening, the famous dish is served. It also happens that a long-time member has resigned. What, if anything, do the two events have in common?

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Robert Morley ... Mr. Laffler
Kenneth Haigh ... Mr. Costain
George Keymas ... Paul
Bettye Ackerman ... Mrs. Inkel
Charles Wagenheim ... Henlein
Tetsu Komai ... Lum Fong Ho
Lee Turnbull ... The Chef
Madame Spivy ... Spirro (as Spivy)
Jack Chefe ... Waiter (uncredited)
Cyril Delevanti ... Bearded Member (uncredited)
Robert Haines ... Man Seated at Club (uncredited)
Kenner G. Kemp ... Man Seated at Club (uncredited)
Carl M. Leviness ... Man Seated at Club (uncredited)
William Meader ... Man in Club (uncredited)
Arthur Tovey ... Man Entering Club (uncredited)

Season 5, Episode 13: An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge

20 December 1959
In the Civil War, Union soldiers are about to hang a defiant Confederate planter from a bridge, for sabotage. The noose is placed around his neck, but the rope breaks and he plummets from the bridge into a river. Dazed, he swims the rapids downstream, while the soldiers fire at him. He clambers on a river bank, and excitedly starts his journey back to his family plantation.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host
Ronald Howard ... Joe Farquhar
Juano Hernandez ... Josh

Kenneth Tobey ... Jeff
Douglas Kennedy ... Union Officer

James Coburn ... Union Sergeant
Brad Weston ... Union Corporal
Ruby Goodwin ... Hattie
Gregg Stewart ... Union Soldier

Season 5, Episode 14: Graduating Class

27 December 1959
Laura Siddons is a newly hired instructor in Europran literature at a girls college. Initially, she is nervous and ill-at-ease, but over time learns more about her students and is particularly impressed with one of them, Gloria Barnes. She also becomes friendly with her neighbor, Ben Prowdy and finally agrees to have dinner with him. When she sees Gloria entering a night club one evening she imagines the worse but is relieved when Gloria presents her with a reasonable explanation. When she shares Gloria's secret with Prowdy however, she learns there is a heavy price to pay.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Wendy Hiller ... Laura Siddons

Gigi Perreau ... Gloria Barnes

Jocelyn Brando ... Julia Conrad
Robert H. Harris ... Ben Prowdy
Sheila Bromley ... Sarah
Madge Kennedy ... Mother
Josie Lloyd ... Vera Carson
Julie Payne ... Gloria's Friend

David McMahon ... Mr. Barnes
Olan Soule ... Bookstore Clerk (uncredited)

Season 5, Episode 15: Man from the South

3 January 1960
In a Las Vegas casino, an unpleasant little man hopes to use a young man's wish to impress the young woman he has just met to pressure the young fellow into accepting a macabre bet.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Steve McQueen ... Gambler

Peter Lorre ... Carlos
Neile Adams ... Woman
Katherine Squire ... Carlos' Wife
Tyler McVey ... Referee
Marc Cavell ... Bellhop
Phil Gordon ... Bartender

Season 5, Episode 16: The Ikon of Elijah

10 January 1960
Carpius owns antique shop in Cyprus and is quite excited to hear that a local monastery may be in possession of a very valuable icon. Knowing that a client would pay a fortune for it, he arranges to visit the monastery to steal the icon. During the robbery, Carpius kills a praying monk but claims it was an accident. The Abbot says he will forgive him but as he has sinned, he must pray for forgiveness. Only then does Carpius understand what the Abbot has in mind.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host
Oskar Homolka ... Carpius (as Oscar Homolka)

Sam Jaffe ... The Abbot
Arthur Gould-Porter ... Major Parslow (as A.E. Gould-Porter)
Richard Longman
David Janti
William E. Green (as William Greene)
Danielle De Metz ... Malvira (as Danielle de Metz)
Robert Richards (as Robert P. Richards)
Fred Catania

Season 5, Episode 17: The Cure

24 January 1960
Living in the remote tropics are two oil explorers, one of whom is married to a very attractive woman. One night, she tries to stab her husband and he is convinced by his partner that she is sick with tropical fever. They agree that she needs to see a head shrinker. En route to the doctor however, she convinces her husband's partner to help her kill the husband. Fortunately, the husband's trusted manservant is also with them and protects his master's interests in a very unusual way.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Nehemiah Persoff ... Jeff Jensen

Peter Mark Richman ... Mike (as Mark Richman)
Cara Williams ... Marie Jensen
Leonard Strong ... Luiz
Jhean Burton ... Chita

Season 5, Episode 18: Backward, Turn Backward

31 January 1960
Matt Thompson is bludgeoned to death with a pipe wrench and suspicion immediately falls on 59 year-old Phil Canby. The wrench belonged to Canby and he was there that evening fixing a leaky sink. The real problem however is that Canby is in love with Thompson's 19 year-old daughter, Sue, and they plan on getting married; everyone knew Matt Thompson was violently opposed to their relationship. Canby maintains his innocence throughout and the local Sheriff, who finds it very hard to believe that the mild mannered Canby would do such a thing, investigates. In the end, the true culprit is revealed.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host
Tom Tully ... Phil Canby
Phyllis Love ... Sue Thompson
Alan Baxter ... Sheriff Andy Willetts
Paul Maxwell ... Saul
Rebecca Welles ... Betty Murray
Peggy Converse ... Mrs. Lyons

Raymond Bailey ... Mr. Harris
David Carlile
Selmer Jackson ... Minister
Mark Erickson

Season 5, Episode 19: Not the Running Type

7 February 1960
When Capt. Ernest Fisher learns that Milton Potter has been released from prison after serving his 15 year sentence, he tells his subordinates about this very strange case. Potter was a bookkeeper for a bank. He did his work well and was reliable but people knew very little about his private life. When it's determined that he embezzled $200,000 he is eventually sent to jail. No one can quite believe that he was really the type to steal and he never tells anyone what happened to the money. After his release, Fisher visits him and incredibly, Potter tells him he's not the type to run and returns the stolen money! Only later, aboard a cruise ship does he explain to a fellow passenger that there is method to his apparent madness.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host
Paul Hartman ... Milton Potter

Robert Bray ... Capt. Ernest Fisher

Bert Freed ... Capt. Harvey Ellison
Wendell Holmes ... John B. Halverson
Herbert Ellis ... Lt. Hogan (as Herb Ellis)
O.Z. Whitehead ... Mr. Newton
Murray Alper ... Ship Passenger
Maurice Manson ... Bank Manager

Season 5, Episode 20: The Day of the Bullet

14 February 1960
When a young boy reports a mob beating to the police, and his father does not encourage him, he is adversely affected for the rest of his life.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Barry Gordon ... Ignace 'Iggy' Kovacs
Glenn Walken ... Young Clete Vine

Dennis Patrick ... Mr. Rose

Biff Elliot ... Mr. Kovacs
Harry Landers ... Joe

John Craven ... Clete Vine
Clegg Hoyt ... Desk Sergeant
Sam Gilman ... Policeman
David Fresco ... Assault Victim

Norman Lloyd ... Narrator (voice) (uncredited)

Season 5, Episode 21: Hitch Hike

21 February 1960
Anne has just been acquitted in court and her uncle, Charles Underhill is not a happy man. He feels that her brush with the law will reflect badly on him and is of the view that the only reason she got off was because of his reputation as an upstanding citizen. Underhill doesn't think much of young people, questioning their constant attempt at rebellion. On the way home he has a problem with his car and is assisted by a teenager, Len, who then asks for a ride to the next town. Len is constantly talking about reform school and his "friend" who is good with a knife. Underhill becomes alarmed and purposely speeds in order to be stopped by the police. He tries to explain to the officer that Len is threatening, but there is no evidence to support that claim. He does however get a summons for court and is now really worried about his reputation. Len however presents him with an easy solution to his problem that tests his moral resolve and his self-righteous attitude.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

John McIntire ... Charles Underhill

Robert Morse ... Len

Suzanne Pleshette ... Anne
Read Morgan ... Police Officer
Paul E. Burns ... Proprietor

Season 5, Episode 22: Across the Threshold

28 February 1960
Sofie Winter hires mediums in an attempt to contact her late husband, who died six years previously. Her son Hubert, who feels somewhat overwhelmed by his doting mother, decides to ask his actress-girlfriend to impersonate a medium and she convinces Sofie that her husband misses her and the time has come for her to join him. Sofie meticulously plans her departure and on what is intended to be her final evening, lets her son in on the final elements of her plan.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host
Patricia Collinge ... Sofie Winter
George Grizzard ... Hubert Winter
Barbara Baxley ... Irma Coulette

Season 5, Episode 23: Craig's Will

6 March 1960
Thomas Craig is feeling pretty good about himself. His rich uncle has just died and knowing that he is the only living relative, expects to inherit the family fortune. He's thrown for a loop however, when his uncle leaves everything to his pet dog for the balance of its lifetime, with the inheritance going to Thomas only after the dog's passing. Thomas' gold-digging girlfriend, Judy, decides its time to speed up the dog's demise, with humorous consequences. Visiting a psychiatrist, she comes to the conclusion that there is only one way in the current circumstances for a girl to nab a millionaire.

Season 5, Episode 24: Madame Mystery

27 March 1960
Steven is working on his novel when into his apartment walks an attractive woman, soaking wet. She's with Steven's neighbour, Jimmy Dolan, who's a bit of a playboy. Jimmy is a PR man for a major studio but has only limited talent so he needs Steven's help to write material about Betsy Blake, a long-time Hollywood star who recently drowned and who has a major movie being released. Steven's work gets Jimmy a big raise from the studio and ensures Betsy's last movie will be a big hit. But it turns out Betty hasn't drowned. What's a PR man to do?

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host
Audrey Totter ... Betsy Blake
Joby Baker ... Jimmy Dolan
Harp McGuire ... Steven
Mike Ragan ... Alfredo the Plumber (as Mike Ragen)
Meri Welles ... Lois

Season 5, Episode 25: The Little Man Who Was There

3 April 1960
Jamie and Ben McMahon have brought a civilized attitude to a rough and tumble mining town. Although both strongmen in their own rights, they preach brotherly love and turning the other cheek. One day, in walks the Little Man, a strange little fellow who challenges the McMahons and says that his powers are far greater than theirs. To the shock of everyone present, he proves his point and the local folk think they are dealing with the devil incarnate. There is however, far more to this than meets the eye.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Norman Lloyd ... The Little Man

Arch Johnson ... Jamie McMahon
Read Morgan ... Ben McMahon
Robert Armstrong ... Saloonkeeper
Clegg Hoyt ... Hutch
Mike Ragan ... Pete
Clancy Cooper ... Swede
Frank Christi ... Slot Machine Player
Roscoe Ates ... Piano Player (as Rosco Ates)

Season 5, Episode 26: Mother, May I Go Out to Swim?

10 April 1960
John Crane is attending a coroner's inquiry and remembers the events that brought him there. John lives with his mother Claire and they are obviously very close. While on holiday, he meets Lottie and falls in love for the first time in his life. When his mother visits, it's obvious she and Lottie do not like one another. Lottie suggest that they take Claire up to the waterfalls to enjoy the view. He knows exactly what Lottie has in mind and resolves the situation. He awaits the decision of the coroner's jury.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

William Shatner ... John Crane

Jessie Royce Landis ... Claire Crane
Gia Scala ... Lottie Rank
Robert Carson ... Inquest Board Chairman

Donald Elson ... Clerk of the Court
William Meader ... Inquest Board Member (uncredited)

Season 5, Episode 27: The Cuckoo Clock

17 April 1960
Mrs. Blythe goes to spend a weekend at her cottage. She hasn't been there since her husband died the year before. Stopping at the general store, she's told that a patient has escaped from the local mental institution. Once at her cottage, she meets Madeleine who says she had seen a dangerous looking man nearby. Madeleine is obviously upset and wants to leave, but Mrs. Blythe begs her to stay. She agrees, but with dire consequences.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Beatrice Straight ... Ida Blythe

Fay Spain ... Madeleine Hall
Donald Buka ... The Man at the Door

Patricia Hitchcock ... Dorothy (as Pat Hitchcock)

Don Beddoe ... Burt

Season 5, Episode 28: Forty Detectives Later

24 April 1960
After locating the killer of his wife, a man hires his 41st detective to set up a meeting so he can kill the male suspect.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

James Franciscus ... William Tyre

Jack Weston ... Otto
George Mitchell ... Munro Dean
Arlene McQuade ... Gloria
Bob Kelljan ... Book Store Customer (as Robert Kelljian)

Season 5, Episode 29: The Hero

1 May 1960
Sir Richard Musgrave is traveling by ship to South Africa. He is a wealthy entrepreneur who made his fortune in Africa. On board ship, he notices an individual that he recognizes as Jan Vander Klaue a one time partner against whom he had committed a terrible act. The gentleman is quite genial, denies knowing Musgrave and denies being Vander Klaue. Musgrave however is overwhelmed with guilt and takes to keeping to his cabin and drinking heavily. In despair, he eventually jumps overboard and the man he thought was Vander Klaue jumps in after him, but for what purpose?

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host
Eric Portman ... Richard Musgrave
Oskar Homolka ... Jan Vander Klaue (as Oscar Homolka)
Irene Tedrow ... Mrs. Musgrave
Ralph Clanton ... Ship's Purser
Jack Livesey ... Ship's Captain
Richard Lupino ... Press Photographer
Irene Windust ... Janet Boswell
Bartlett Robinson ... Henry Caldwell
Barry Bernard ... Bartender
Barry Harvey ... Steward (uncredited)

Season 5, Episode 30: Insomnia

8 May 1960
Charles Cavender suffers from terrible insomnia. He hasn't had a good night's sleep in months and has lost a number of jobs as a result. He visits a psychiatrist and recounts a recurring dream he has about the death of his wife, who died in a house fire. Cavender's brother-in-law, Jack Fletcher, blames him for his sister's death and it's determined there is link between that and the insomnia. Cavender feels threatened but decides to pay him a visit to clear the air. However, things don't quite go as planned.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Dennis Weaver ... Charles Cavender
James Millhollin ... Doctor Tedaldi
John S. Ragin ... Jack Fletcher (as John Ragin)

Al Hodge ... Mr. Turney
Sam Gilman

Ken Clark ... Fireman
Dorothea Lord ... Receptionist

Season 5, Episode 31: I Can Take Care of Myself

15 May 1960
Bert Haber is an old time piano player and he and Georgia, who sings, have proven to be a very popular nightclub act. Problems arise when a gangster, 'Little Dandy' Dorf, takes a liking to Georgia but she wants no part of him and pours a drink over his head. Soon after, Bert is threatened when someone suggests he get an insurance policy. Things come to a head a few weeks later when Bert is approached by a police officer who has information and suggest that he is in need of protection. Bert doesn't quite realize who he needs protection from, however.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host
Myron McCormick ... Bert Haber
Linda Lawson ... Georgia
Will Kuluva ... Joey
Edmon Ryan ... Detective

Frankie Darro ... Little Dandy
Lennie Weinrib ... Amos (as Leonard Weinrib)
William Sharon ... Henchman with Flowers

Pat Harrington Jr. ... The Insurance Man

Season 5, Episode 32: One Grave Too Many

22 May 1960
Joe Helmer is having serious financial problems. He's been out of work for some time and his unemployment insurance has run out. Walking home after unsuccessfully trying to get a loan, he comes across a well-to-do gent, apparently dead on the sidewalk. Joe takes the man's wallet and flees. It's only when he gets home that he finds a revealing note in the man's wallet.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host
Neile Adams ... Irene Helmer
Jeremy Slate ... Joe Helmer

Biff Elliot ... Police Det. Lt. Bates

Howard McNear ... Mr. Pickett
David Carlile ... Patrolman
Tyler McVey ... Desk Sergeant
Paul Bradley ... The Elderly Gentleman

Season 5, Episode 33: Party Line

29 May 1960
Helen Parch shares a party line telephone with several others. She likes to talk on the phone quite a bit but also listens in on others. She's warned by the police one day that a Mr. Miller, with whom she once shared the party line, has broken out of prison and that her life may be in danger. Years before, Miller needed to contact a doctor when his wife was ill and Helen refused to get off the line. Miller's wife died and he turned to a life of crime. Now he may be after Helen.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host
Judy Canova ... Helen Parch

Royal Dano ... Mr. Atkins

Arch Johnson ... Heywood Miller

Ellen Corby ... Emma
Gertrude Flynn ... Betty Nubbins
Charity Grace ... Gertrude Anderson

Ted Knight ... Mr. Maynard

Season 5, Episode 34: Cell 227

5 June 1960
Professor Herbert Morrison is on death row awaiting his sentence to go through. His lawyer is trying to get a last-minute stay of execution but the professor says he doesn't want a reprieve.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Brian Keith ... Herbert Morrison

James Best ... Hennessy (as James K. Best)
James Westerfield ... Pops Lafferty
Frank Maxwell ... Maury Berg, Attorney

Liam Sullivan ... Father McCann
Sal Ponti ... De Baca
Harry Raybould ... Holt
Robert Carson ... Warden Elvery
Jimmie Horan ... Inmate (uncredited)
William Mims ... Guard Callahan (uncredited)

Season 5, Episode 35: The Schartz-Metterklume Method

12 June 1960
Charlotte Hope arrives in the Wellington household to act as a governess to four children. She is a somewhat brash, opinionated person who boldly announces that she uses the Shartz-Metterklume method for teaching children. Her first day is dedicated to biology and the children spend the day collecting specimens. The parents are a bit more concerned when they start asking questions of a more delicate nature. After a few days of this, Miss Hope is released from her employment. As she arrives at the train station, someone disembarks asking if a Mrs. Wellington is there to meet her.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Hermione Gingold ... Charlotte Hope
Elspeth March ... Mrs. Wellington
Doris Lloyd ... Housekeeper

Patricia Hitchcock ... Rose (as Pat Hitchcock)
Noel Drayton ... Huggins

Veronica Cartwright

Angela Cartwright ... Irenee Wellington (uncredited)
Tom Conway ... Mr. Wellington (uncredited)
Harold Innocent ... Vicar (uncredited)

Norma Varden ... Jenny (uncredited)

Season 5, Episode 36: Letter of Credit

19 June 1960
Henry Taylor visits the town of Kirkland where 3 years before a bank employee, Arnold Mathias, had been convicted of stealing $200,000 from the bank where he worked. None of the money has been found and Mathias always maintained his innocence. It would appear that Mathias had recently been killed in an attempted prison escape and Taylor visits the bank manager telling him he's an author researching a book on the robbery. It turns out that Taylor is after something altogether different and all is not altogether what it seems.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host
Bob Sweeney ... William Spengler

Robert Bray ... Henry Taylor
Ronald Nicholas ... Arnold Mathias
Theodore Newton ... Sam Kern
Jacqueline Holt ... Miss Foster
Joseph Hamilton ... Baggage Clerk
Cyril Delevanti ... Josiah Wingate

Season 5, Episode 37: Escape to Sonoita

26 June 1960
Two kidnappers think they have made their escape when they hijack a tanker in the hot desert, and leave the occupants and their female victim behind to die.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Burt Reynolds ... Bill Davis

Murray Hamilton ... Marsh
Venetia Stevenson ... Stephanie Thomas
James Bell ... Andy Davis

Harry Dean Stanton ... Lemon (as Dean Stanton)
Robert Karnes ... Patrolman
George Dockstader ... Patrolman

Season 5, Episode 38: Hooked

25 September 1960
Ray Marchand is married to an older woman but he is quite attracted to Nyla Foster, a very attractive college student spending the summer working at her father's fishing camp. She tells Ray that her father would never leave her alone with him - so he should stop by on Mondays, when her father goes into town for supplies. When Nyla hears that Ray's wife can't swim, they start thinking that an "accident" might meet be in order, so Ray decides to take up fishing, his wife's favourite pastime. His plans don't quite work out, however.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Robert Horton ... Ray Marchand

Anne Francis ... Nyla Foster
Vivienne Segal ... Gladys Marchand
John Holland ... Mr. Foster

Season 6


Season 6, Episode 1: Mrs. Bixby and the Colonel's Coat

27 September 1960
Twice a month, Mrs. Bixby travels to Baltimore to visit an elderly aunt, her only living relative. Or so she tells her dentist husband. In fact, she visits the Colonel, her rich lover. Before returning home, he gives her a gift of a fur coat - along with a letter saying that they won't be seeing other any more. Mrs. Bixby decides to pawn the coat but her elaborate scheme to explain the coat to her husband doesn't quite go as planned.

Season 6, Episode 2: The Doubtful Doctor

4 October 1960
A doctor examines a man who suffers from blackouts, in which he reverts to living and seeing things two years back in time.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Dick York ... Ralph Jones

Gena Rowlands ... Lucille Jones
John Zaremba ... Psychiatrist
Michael Burns ... Sidney
Joseph Julian ... Mr. Treadwell (as Joe Julian)
Ralph Smiley ... Waiter

Season 6, Episode 3: A Very Moral Theft

11 October 1960
Helen's brother John informs her that he is soon to be married and they'll have to decide what to do about the house they share. Helen is quite attracted to Harry Wade, the owner of a lumber yard who has fallen on hard times after one of his customers goes bankrupt. Helen decides to help Harry out with an $8,000 "loan" after he assures her that he can repay her within 48 hours. When things don't work out as planned, Harry has a decision to make.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host
Betty Field ... Helen

Walter Matthau ... Harry Wade

Karl Swenson ... John, Helen's Brother
Sal Ponti ... Carl
David Fresco ... Mr. Parker
Rusty Lane ... Mr. Ivers
Sam Gilman ... Charlie
William Newell ... Mr. Fescue
Charles S. Carlson ... Bank Teller (uncredited)

Season 6, Episode 4: The Contest for Aaron Gold

18 October 1960
Bernie Samuelson is a ceramic arts teacher at a children's summer camp. From the very first day, he notices that young Aaron Gold has a real talent for sculpture. Aaron much prefers ceramics to swimming classes but when the camp Director criticizes Bernie for Aaron's lateness at swimming, Bernie promises not to hold him back. After a few weeks though, Bernie lets Aaron skip swimming and then learns that Aaron is has yet to complete any of the camp activities. As parents' day approaches, the Director flies into a rage when he realizes Aaron has yet to complete his sculpture. When Aaron's Dad shows up, things become a little clearer.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Barry Gordon ... Aaron Gold

Sydney Pollack ... Bernie Samuelson
Frank Maxwell ... Mr. Stern
William Thourlby ... Lefty James

John Craven ... Herbert Gold
Buddy Lewis ... Angelo
Michael Adam Lloyd ... Boy
Robin Warga ... Boy
Philip Phillips ... Henry (as Phil Phillips)

Season 6, Episode 5: The Five-Forty-Eight

25 October 1960
A mentally unstable secretary finally catches up to her cruel former boss and makes him listen to what she has to say, at gunpoint.

Season 6, Episode 6: Pen Pal

1 November 1960
A no parole prisoner breaks out prison to meet the woman pen pal he has fallen in love with, but only finds her aunt at home.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host
Katherine Squire ... Miss Lowen

Clu Gulager ... Rod Collins

Stanley Adams ... Detective Berger
Ray Montgomery ... Doctor

Season 6, Episode 7: Outlaw in Town

15 November 1960
Pepe Lorca arrives in a small town in the middle of a blizzard to a less than pleasant reception in the local saloon. One of the locals says he's him before but leaves the saloon before trouble starts. Lorca loses his gun in a poker game at which point the same local return with a sheriff's poster: Lorca is a wanted man with a $5000 reward on his head. Seeing no way out, Lorca auctions himself to the highest bidder, offering to turn himself in without a fuss. His plan is to spend the money and have a good time before he meets the hangman. Turns out he killed one of the saloon girl's husband some time ago and she has something else in mind. But Lorca really who he says he is?

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Ricardo Montalban ... Pepe Lorca
Constance Ford ... Shasta Cooney

Arch Johnson ... Bart McCormick
Bernard Kates ... Little Man
Addison Richards ... Judge
Roscoe Ates ... Zack Martin (as Rosco Ates)
Ray Weaver
Brad Weston ... Bar Patron
Clegg Hoyt ... Bar Patron

Patsy Kelly ... Minnie Redwing

Season 6, Episode 8: O Youth and Beauty!

22 November 1960
Cash Bentley is having a hard time coping with middle age. A one time champion hurdler, he now drinks a bit too much and doesn't quite earn enough money to pay for the lifestyle he would like to provide for his family, such as a membership at the local country club. Despondent he decides to try one last "race", with tragic results.

Season 6, Episode 9: The Money

29 November 1960
Larry and Angie Chetnik are always bickering about money. She wants more of it and he assures her that he has plans to get a job with a better future. Larry visits his father's one-time friend Mr. Bregornick hoping to land a job. Bregornick does offer him a job and tells Larry to come to his home that evening, since that's where he conducts most of his business. After several months of doing this, Larry decides that the best way to get money will be to steal it from Bregornick.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Robert Loggia ... Larry Chetnick

Doris Dowling ... Angie Chetnick
Will Kuluva ... Mr. Bregornick
Wolfe Barzell ... Miklosh
Monica May ... Secretary

Season 6, Episode 10: Sybilla

6 December 1960
Horace and Sybilla Meade return home after their wedding. Sybilla is a very un-demanding wife and agrees to all of her husband's requests. Horace is a bit of an odd duck and very set in his ways. Meals must be served at specific times and Sybilla must never enter his study. She never gets upset or raises her voice and is always accommodating. Over time, Horace comes to distrust her, to the point where he even tries to kill her. He changes his attitude when she tells him of a plot in a murder mystery she is reading and realizes that he may be in trouble. Unfortunately for Horace, he realizes far too late just how much he really loves her.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Barbara Bel Geddes ... Sybilla Meade
Alexander Scourby ... Horace Meade
Bartlett Robinson ... Lawyer
Madge Kennedy ... Mrs. Carter
Gordon Wynn ... The Doctor

Season 6, Episode 11: The Man with Two Faces

13 December 1960
A woman looking at pictures in a police mug book is shocked to see a picture of her son-in-law, who's living at her home with her daughter.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Spring Byington ... Alice Wagner
Stephen Dunne ... Lt. Meade (as Steve Dunne)

Bethel Leslie ... Mabel
Harp McGuire ... Leo
Adrienne Marden ... Mildred

Season 6, Episode 12: The Baby-Blue Expression

20 December 1960
A beautiful, simple minded blonde changes her mind, after conspiring with her lover to kill her rich loving husband.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host
Sarah Marshall ... Mrs. Barrett
Peter Walker ... Philip Weaver
Richard Gaines ... James Barrett
Lennie Weinrib ... Harry (as Leonard Weinrib)
Edit Angold ... Helen
Chet Stratton ... Raymond
Liz Carr ... Lotte
Frank Richards ... Party Guest
Charles Carson

Season 6, Episode 13: The Man Who Found the Money

27 December 1960
A teacher reports to the police that he found 92,000 dollars in a clip, amid claims that 10,000 dollars of the money is missing.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host
Arthur Hill ... William Benson
Rod Cameron ... Mr. Newsome

R.G. Armstrong ... Captain Bone
Lucy Prentis ... Elaine Purdy
Clancy Cooper ... A.J. Meecham
Baynes Barron ... Mr. Lent
Mark Allen ... Desk Sergeant

Season 6, Episode 14: The Changing Heart

3 January 1961
Looking to have an old pocket watch repaired, Dane Ross stops in at Ulrich Klemm's shop. He's amazed by the old man's tales of the special clocks he has built over the years with moving parts such a marching soldiers and flying birds. They strike up a friendship and Dane is asked to stay for dinner which he gladly accepts, especially after he meets Ulrich's pretty granddaughter, Lisa. Over time, Dane and Lisa fall in love but theirs is a secret romance as Lisa says she can never leave as long as her grandfather is alive. Dane has to relocate to another city and after a three month absence, visits the old man's shop only to find him dead. Only then does he realize the extent of the secret the Klemms shared.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Nicholas Pryor ... Dane Ross
Anne Helm ... Lisa Klemm

Abraham Sofaer ... Ulrich Klemm
Robert Sampson ... Jack
Baruch Lumet ... Concertina Player

Season 6, Episode 15: Summer Shade

10 January 1961
The Kendalls move into their new home in a rural area of Massassuchetts and are concerned that their 9-year old daughter Kate wont make any friends until school starts in a few weeks. They're quite pleased when she tells them she's met Lettie another girls her age. They worry however when despite repeated attempts, they never seem to meet Lettie and think that Kate's playmate may be imaginary. The lady from whom they bought the house and who babysits from time to time finds a solution for them in the form of Judy, a 9 year old girl who also needs a playmate. A solution that pleases everyone, even if the girl' s parents don't quite realize what has happened.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Julie Adams ... Phyllis Kendall

James Franciscus ... Ben Kendall

John Hoyt ... Reverend
Charity Grace ... Amelia Gastell
Stewart Nedd ... The Doctor (as Stuart Nedd)

Veronica Cartwright ... Judy Davidson
Susan Gordon ... Kate Kendall

Season 6, Episode 16: A Crime for Mothers

24 January 1961
Jane and Ralph Birdwell get an unexpected and unwelcome visit from Mrs. Meade, their foster daughter's biological mother. It's been seven years since they took responsibility for the girl, but an adoption was never formalized as Mrs. Meade had simply disappeared. Meade now wants money from the Birdwells and threatens to sue to get her daughter back. A private detective suggests that Mrs. Meade just take her daughter and demand $25,000 from the Birdwells to give her back. She agrees but things don't quite go as the planned.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Claire Trevor ... Mrs. Meade

Biff Elliot ... Phil Ames
Patricia Smith ... Jane Birdwell

Howard McNear ... Mr. Maxwell
Robert Sampson ... Ralph Birdwell
King Calder ... Charlie Vance
Gail Bonney ... Secretary
Sally Smith ... Margaret

Season 6, Episode 17: The Last Escape

31 January 1961
Joe Ferlini is a Houdini-like escape artist who performs in nightclubs. He claims to be the fastest at getting out of a straight jacket but wants to make a bigger splash. He proposes to have himself handcuffed, tied with a rope, locked into a trunk and dumped into a nearby river. His promoter agrees but his wife Wanda and her lover Tommy arrange for the inevitable. When a coroner's demands to examine Ferlini's body, it seems he may have made the greatest escape of all!

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Keenan Wynn ... Joe Ferlini

Jan Sterling ... Wanda Ferlini

Dennis Patrick ... Harry

John Craven ... Tommy
Jack Livesey ... Psychiatrist
Ronnie Rondell Jr. ... Motorboat Pilot (as Ronnie R. Rondell)
Charles Meredith ... Reverend
Robert Carson ... Police Chief
Claude Stroud ... Investigator

Season 6, Episode 18: The Greatest Monster of Them All

14 February 1961
Hal is a producer of cheap horror films. He decides to cast has-been actor Ernst von Croft in his next movie, a cheap vampire film for the teenage market. von Croft was once billed as the Greatest Monster of them All and sees this as his great comeback, but when he sees the final product, he's the one who's horrified.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host
William Redfield ... Fred Logan

Richard Hale ... Ernst von Croft

Sam Jaffe ... Hal Ballew
Robert H. Harris ... Morty Lenton
Meri Welles ... Lara Lee
Charles S. Carlson ... Office Boy (as Charles Carlson)
Baruch Lumet ... Man on Stairs
Mike Taylor ... Movie Audience Member
Ronnie Sorensen ... Movie Audience Member (as Ronnie Sorenson)
Eve Lesley ... Movie Audience Member
Joan Marcus ... Movie Audience Member
Phil Adams ... Movie Audience Member

Mel Blanc ... Dubbing Voice (uncredited)

Season 6, Episode 19: The Landlady

21 February 1961
Billy Weaver has just relocated to a small English village to take up a new appointment. Strangers arouse suspicion in the village at the best of times but all the more so now due to a rash of burglaries. Billy however sees an advert in a window for a room to let and finds that his prospective landlady to be quite pleasant, offering a nice room at a very reasonable price. He is perplexed however when she later mentions that two other gentlemen are also staying in the house. He has never seen nor heard of them before, so just who are these two men?

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Dean Stockwell ... Billy Weaver
Patricia Collinge ... The Landlady
Laurie Main ... Wilkins
George Pelling ... Bert
Barry Harvey ... Tom

Burt Mustin ... Old man playing darts
Jill Livesey ... Rosie

Season 6, Episode 20: The Throwback

28 February 1961
When Enid's boyfriend Eliot presses her, she finally admits that she has been seeing another man, Cyril Hardeen. She agrees to break it off with Cyril whom she describes as a older, gentler man who wouldn't harm a flea. When they finally meet, Eliot finds Cyril much as Enid described him. In fact, Cyril describes himself as a throwback - someone who values honor and civility above all else. Cyril also has no intention of giving Enid up and so puts into action a plan to ensure that she will remain his.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host
Scott Marlowe ... Eliot Gray
Murray Matheson ... Cyril Hardeen
Joyce Meadows ... Enid

Bert Remsen ... Police Lieutenant
Howard McLeod ... Police Sergeant
John Indrisano ... Manservant

Season 6, Episode 21: The Kiss-Off

7 March 1961
Ernie Walters has just been released after six years in prison. It was determined that he was falsely convicted of a gas station robbery and now wants to get even with the detective and District Attorney who convicted him. Wearing a disguise, Walters robs the local tax office but drops his hotel room key as he makes his escape. He's quickly re-arrested by the same detective who arrested him six years previously but the witnesses can't quite identify him. Will he get away with it?

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Rip Torn ... Ernie Walters
Mary Munday ... Florrie
Kenneth Patterson ... District Attorney
Florence MacMichael ... Mrs. Simmons
Harry Swoger ... Taxi Driver

Don Keefer ... Tax Clerk
Frank Sully ... Desk Clerk

Bert Freed ... Cooper

Season 6, Episode 22: The Horse Player

14 March 1961
Father Amion discovers that the large amounts of money turning up on the collection plate come from a grateful horse player who has hit a winning streak.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Claude Rains ... Father Amion
Ed Gardner ... Sheridan
Percy Helton ... Morton
Mike Ragan ... Mr. Cheever
William Newell ... Second Bank Teller
David Carlile ... First Bank Teller
Ada Murphy ... Elderly Woman
Kenneth MacKenna ... Bishop Cannon
Jackie Carroll ... Altar Boy #2 (uncredited)
John Yount ... Altar Boy #1 (uncredited)

Season 6, Episode 23: Incident in a Small Jail

21 March 1961
A suspected serial killer in put in a jail house with a salesman, while a lynch mob waits outside.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

John Fiedler ... Leon Gorwald

Richard Jaeckel ... The Mechanic
Ronald Nicholas ... Sandy (as Ron Nicholas)
Myron Healey ... Carly
Crahan Denton ... Sheriff
William Challee ... Petrie
Joan Dupuis ... The Girl

Season 6, Episode 24: A Woman's Help

28 March 1961
Arnold Burton hires a very attractive nurse, Miss Greco, to care for his bedridden and demanding wife, Elizabeth. Over a period of months, Arnold and Miss Greco fall in love and concoct a scheme to slowly poison Elizabeth. She catches them kissing one evening and demands that Miss Greco leave. Realizing that his wife controls all of the money, he reluctantly agrees. Arnold then arranges for his wife to interview three candidates to replaces the now departed nurse and she takes great delight in hiring the eldest, a grandmotherly type. Little does she know that she is the one who is in for the surprise.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Geraldine Fitzgerald ... Elizabeth Burton
Scott McKay ... Arnold Burton

Antoinette Bower ... Miss Greco
Lillian O'Malley ... Last Nurse
Leon Lontoc ... Chester (as Leon Lontok)

Season 6, Episode 25: Museum Piece

4 April 1961
Mr. Hollister now runs a small museum that is actually something of a shrine to his late son, Ben. He tells a visitor that the human skeleton in the museum is actually that of his son. In a flashback he recounts that his son was hunting a fox for his collection of stuffed animals when he comes across Tim McCaffrey, the son of a wealthy and influential rancher. A fight breaks out and Tim is accidentally shot. Despite his protestations that it was all an accident, he is convicted and sentenced to life imprisonment. Once there, he loses all interest in life. But just who is this stranger Mr. Hollister is telling this story to and is he being completely honest?

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host
Larry Gates ... Mr. Hollister
Myron McCormick ... Newton B. Clovis

Bert Convy ... Ben Hollister

Edward Platt ... Mr. Henshaw
Tom Gilleran ... Tim McCaffrey
Charles Meredith ... Judge
Darlene Tompkins ... Tim's Girlfriend

Tom Begley ... Prison Guard
Paul Bradley ... Court Reporter

Season 6, Episode 26: Coming, Mama

11 April 1961
Lucy Baldwin rushes home when she hears her mother has taken ill but by the time she arrives, her mother seems fine. It seems that her mother is very possessive and the doctor confirms to Lucy that her mother faked the attack only because she was out with her friend, Arthur. It seems that her mother has done this before and Arthur, who very much wants to marry Lucy, tells her she has only until the next day to choose between him or her mother. Desperate to get out of her predicament Lucy decides to take drastic action, but with unanticipated results.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Eileen Heckart ... Lucy Baldwin
Don DeFore ... Arthur Clark
Madge Kennedy ... Mrs. Baldwin
Jesslyn Fax ... Mrs. Evans
Robert Karnes ... Mr. Simon

Arthur Malet ... Dr. Larson
Gail Bonney ... Mrs. Clark

Season 6, Episode 27: Deathmate

18 April 1961
A handsome gigolo is seduced by a beautiful rich young woman to kill her older boring husband.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Lee Philips ... Ben Conan
Gia Scala ... Lisa Talbot
Russell Collins ... Alvin Moss

Les Tremayne ... Peter Talbot
Ann Staunton ... Woman

Season 6, Episode 28: Gratitude

25 April 1961
Meyer Fine is a casino manager who is so afraid of death that he can't even attend funerals. One evening he expresses concern at the amount of money being lost by a young gambler, who is later found to have committed suicide. When one of Fine's henchmen is killed by fellow mobsters, he becomes convinced that he's next. Terrified at what the future may hold, he begs his butler to help him in the only way he knows how.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Peter Falk ... Meyer Fine
Paul Hartman ... John
Edmund Hashim ... Masotti
John Dennis ... Dumfee

Bert Remsen ... The Policeman
Karl Lukas ... Otto
Adam Stewart ... Young Combs
Phil Gordon ... Bartender
Clegg Hoyt ... Hubert

Season 6, Episode 29: The Pearl Necklace

2 May 1961
Howard Rutherford is a very rich, elderly gentleman. Out of the blue, he proposes to his young secretary, Charlotte Jameson. He tells her that he is not in good health and that she will inherit his entire $11 million fortune. Charlotte initially dismisses the idea but her fiancé, Mark Lansing, thinks that a one year delay is very little to pay given the size of Charlotte's potential inheritance. Charlotte eventually marries Howard, who turns out to be in far better health than he let on. Every year on their wedding anniversary Howard gives her a beautiful pearl to add to her ever-growing collection. When Howard finally dies on their 25th wedding anniversary, Charlotte plans on re-marrying but it's not Mark that she has in mind.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Hazel Court ... Charlotte Jameson Rutherford
Ernest Truex ... Howard Rutherford

Jack Cassidy ... Mark Lansing
Michael Burns ... Billy Lansing
David Faulkner ... The Young Man
Diane Webber ... The Other Woman
Shirley O'Hara ... Nurse

Season 6, Episode 30: You Can't Trust a Man

9 May 1961
Crystal Coe is visited by her husband Tony, who has just been released after seven years in prison. Tony resents that he went to jail for a theft Crystal committed and threatens to ruin her reputation since she re-married without ever divorcing him. Crystal has changed her name and has become a successful singer and wants nothing to do with him. She kills Tony and tells the police she has no idea who he is and is just a deranged fan who kidnapped her. The police believe her but also tell her about the inheritance the dead man's wife will get.

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host

Polly Bergen ... Crystal Coe
Joe Maross ...