The Lytton family owns a museum. Ruth and Edward have devoted their life to the museum but things are not going well. So Edward has decided to sell it. Ruth doesn't agree and plans otherwise. She has a niece, Janie, whom she loves more than her mother does, and has hired Milton Schaffer, a petty thief who is the brother of her niece's lover. What scheme is in her mind? Written by
Baldinotto da Pistoia
Did You Know?
The mansion that the Lyttons live in is the same one that Bruce Wayne lived in on the Batman TV series. See more
In the scene where Columbo and his sergeants are examining the dead body in the phone booth Columbo refers to one of the sergeants as "Carter". In the next scene where he is talking to Ruth Lytton in the same room, Columbo refers to the same sergeant as "Sergeant Shaw". Sergeant Carter/Shaw is played by Mike Lally
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Lieutenant, you must never underestimate me or I you.
This Old Man
English folk children's counting song.
Whistled by Peter Falk See more