The Wrong Man (1956)
This teleplay was based on the same true incident as the Alfred Hitchcock/Henry Fonda film, "The Wrong Man." It's based on the experience of Christopher Emmanuel "Manny" Balestrero, who was arrested and charged with armed robbery in a case of mistaken identity in New York City.
Introduction makes joking reference.
Georges de Caunes walks past a cinema screening the film
Cited by director Martin Scorsese as inspiration for his camerawork.
Albert says, "I feel like Henry Fonda in 'The Wrong Man'!"
The title is mentioned.
Seen on the Marquee at the theater in Concrete.
Listed in overview of Alfred Hitchcock's career in comparison to I Confess.
Identical Shot (When the criminal walks into the eyes of the innocent man)
Poster is shown in Robert Graysmith's house.
A poster for the film is seen.
Included in a $15,000 question
Jeanne and Diny claim to go see this Hitchcock film
Mentioned by Barney Balaban as a failure
The four episodes of this story arc are all named after Alfred Hitchcock films
The title acknowledges that the premise is the same as Hitchcock used in The Wrong Man, although this movie develops it differently.
contains clips from this movie
The main character is accused of a crime he did not commit.
When the paperboy attempts to collect money from Kelso whom he mistakenly believes is a member of the Forman family