Hadleyburg prides itself on its virtue. When a mysterious stranger the town once insulted arrives carrying a sack of gold and a plan to teach them a lesson, the town is set abuzz. He leaves the money to whomever can identify themselves as his benefactor by writing the phrase that's kept inside the sack. Soon all of Hadleyburg's first citizens are submitting their claims. Written by
Did You Know?
'Frances Sternhagen' portrays a character with the name of Mary Richards, a name usually associated with a character of the same name on Mary Tyler Moore
(1970) as played by Mary Tyler Moore
. Just a few years after 'The Man That Corrupted Hadleyville' Robert Preston
would star in a TV movie, Finnegan Begin Again
(1985) with that same other Mary Richards, Mary Tyler Moore. See more