Grace Wheeler Willis was a star, a very famous star. Every night in her house she sees one of her old movies. When she decides to set up a new show and her husband refuses to finance it, Grace coldly kills him, staging a suicide. Lt. Columbo is not deceived from her performance. But at the end, the murderer will escape her sentence, or perhaps not. Written by
Baldinotto da Pistoia
Did You Know?
Columbo asserts that the movie Walking My Baby Back Home is one hour and forty five minutes long. In fact, the actual running time for the movie is one hour and thirty five minutes. See more
The plot pivots on the running time of "Walking my Baby Back Home", which Columbo asserts to be one hour 45 minutes. The film actually runs for 95 minutes. See more
Listen, uh, you don't mind if I pump your hand, do ya? You're the fellow that was in all those musicals. Wait'll I tell my wife. You were always her favorite. She dragged me to every musical you were ever in.
I'm sorry you had to be dragged.
References The Towering Inferno
South Rampart Street Parade
Written by Bob Haggart and Ray Bauduc
Sung by Janet Leigh and The Modernaire
From the movie "Walkin' My Baby Back Home" (1953) See more