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Season: 1
Year: 1954


Season 1


Season 1, Episode 0: Dead Level

January 1954
A hearse driver is drawn into a plot by a beautiful blonde to haul away a man she's murdered, and take the body to a cemetery.
Ralph Bell ... Det. Steve Maxton
Walter Brooke ... Johnny Brice
Jean Carson ... Vera Craig
John McQuade ... Alex Craig

Season 1, Episode 1: The Stranger

9 January 1954
A young man walks into an inn to register for a room and finds himself accused of murdering three people.

Season 1, Episode 2: Port of Regrets

16 January 1954
A distinguished judge who feels that no leniency is deserved in crimes of passion finds himself involved in a crime of passion.
Ian Keith ... Judge Carleton Summers

Stefan Schnabel ... Mr. Vetal, Hotel Manager
Jean Shepherd ... Cora Summers

Warren Stevens ... Stranger

Michael Tolan ... Maurice Laraq

Season 1, Episode 3: The Hermit

23 January 1954
A gang of bank robbers force an old man to conceal them.
Tige Andrews ... Reed

Harry Bellaver ... Barry
John Coots ... Bailey

John Marley ... Jimmy
Gloria Marlowe ... Lita

Season 1, Episode 4: Guilty Secret

30 January 1954
A young man calls in the police when he begins to suspects his mother of killing her husband , a once famous actor.

Mildred Dunnock ... Mother
Jill Kraft ... Joyce

James Lipton ... Tony
Ralph Stanley ... Police Lieutenant

Season 1, Episode 5: The Perfect Kill

6 February 1954
A school girl is killed and one of her fellow students is blamed.
Bramwell Fletcher ... Inspector Stolz
Joe Maross ... Biff
Martin Newman ... Mark
Lenka Peterson ... Ginny

Season 1, Episode 6: The Face of Fear

13 February 1954
A man becomes obsessed with fear of the criminals whom he identified during a police investigation.

Paul Stewart ... Packard
John Alexander ... Crawford
Bruno Wick ... Manolo
Capell ... Jackson
Jim Bowles ... Stevens
Ed Holmes ... Frank

Season 1, Episode 7: Never Die Again

20 February 1954
A man fails in an attempt to murder his wife but in the process becomes involved in a different murder.
Alan Devitt ... Carter
Peg Hillias ... Elizabeth

Jack Klugman ... Prater
Ted Osborne ... Doctor (as Ted Osborn)

Everett Sloane ... Jonathan

Helen Wagner ... Midge

Season 1, Episode 8: The Yellow Parakeet

27 February 1954
A lonely old man is duped into stealing money in the name of true love by a couple of con artists.
Ernest Truex ... Pomeroy
Jack Grimes ... Jason
Constance Ford ... Wilma
Sylvia Field ... Miss Keene
Jay Barney ... Paul
Edwin Cooper ... Bradford Bolton

Season 1, Episode 9: A Second Life

6 March 1954
A man relishes that he really loves his wife after he nearly murders her.
Margaret Draper ... Marge

Jack Klugman ... Harry
Rita Lynn ... Janey
Anthony Ross ... Martin

Season 1, Episode 10: Lost in the Dark

13 March 1954
A wealthy man who is facing impending blindness and a divorce learns that money cannot buy him either vision or his wife.

Season 1, Episode 11: The Sound of Birds

20 March 1954
A mild mannered bird fancier becomes involved with the police investigation into the murders of three people.
Louisa Horton ... Miss Blaine
Rusty Lane ... Brule
Joe Maross ... Gregg

E.G. Marshall ... Carl

Season 1, Episode 12: Cat Calls

27 March 1954
An architect is driven to nightmares by howling cats beneath his bedroom window.
John Beal ... Vic
Ethel Owen ... Mrs. Ashland
Lydia Reed ... Julie

Helen Wagner ... Teacher
Janet Ward ... Paula
Bruno Wick ... Taylor

Season 1, Episode 13: Man of Iron

3 April 1954
A murder allows an innocent man to be executed for his crime rather than confess.
Audrey Christie ... Claire

Norma Crane ... Mrs. Palmer
John Raby ... Palmer

Paul Stewart ... Harry

Jack Warden ... Mooney

Season 1, Episode 14: The Sisters

10 April 1954
Two wealthy teachers learn just in time that they are in the clutches of a conman.

Mildred Dunnock ... Eva
Vinton Hayworth ... Rogers
Louisa Horton ... Dora
John Newland ... Paul

Season 1, Episode 15: The Good Luck Charm

17 April 1954
The luck of a poor cab driver changes when he discovers $20,000 in the back of his cab.
Barbara Baxley ... Lila

Mickey Freeman ... Photographer

Murray Hamilton ... Cabbie
Arthur Hanson ... Reporter
Henry Lascoe ... Gordon
Jimmy Little ... Cop (as James Little)

Gilbert Mack ... Cashier
Mercer McLeod ... Crane
Ralph Stantley ... Rogers

Season 1, Episode 16: The Hands

24 April 1954
A woman lives in fear for her life when she learns that her husband is to be sent home from the insane asylum.

Leif Erickson ... Seton

William Prince ... Ted

Kim Stanley ... Carla
Stanley Tackney ... Garrison

Season 1, Episode 17: Killer's Choice

1 May 1954
A ghost and a guilty conscience make it possible for a man to avenge his brother's death.
Joe De Santis ... Ben Compos
Sally Gracie ... Vera Compos

James Gregory ... Gregory, district attorney

Warren Stevens ... Roy Lomax / His Twin
Luis Van Rooten ... Remo, Witness

Season 1, Episode 18: Watcher by the Dead

8 May 1954
Death gets a grim chuckle when a practical joker bets a friend $10,000 that he can spend the night in a haunted house with only a corpse for company.
John Baragrey ... Julian
John Beal ... Tim
Lou Krugman ... Cop
Harry Townes ... Willard

Season 1, Episode 19: Identity Unknown

15 May 1954
A model turns to murder in order to avenge the death of her sister.

Season 1, Episode 20: Queen of Spades

22 May 1954
Stakes in a three man poker game get rather high when one of the players bets his life on his hand.

Martin Balsam ... Larkin

Edward Binns ... Barney
Joe De Santis ... Dan
Lisa Howard ... Louise
Harry Townes ... Joe

Season 1, Episode 21: Handle with Care

29 May 1954
When three gangsters involved in a murder learns that their fourth partner is being released from prison, they decides that he knows too much to live.
Leonard Bell ... Smiley
Jim Boles ... Postal Clerk
Lewis Charles ... Greco (as Lew Charles)
Margaret Draper ... Mrs. Maple
Martin Finley ... Fat Boy

Carl Frank ... Cop
Martin Huston ... Jim
John McGovern ... Maple

Season 1, Episode 22: The Silent Bride

5 June 1954
A young woman is surprised to learn that her new job has involved her with murder.
Katharine Bard ... Mary
Barbara Baxley ... Jean
Francis Compton ... Butler
Rusty Lane ... Frisby

Alfred Ryder ... Mark Edwards
Jane Seymour ... Mrs. Edwards

Season 1, Episode 23: Ghost Mail

12 June 1954
An insurance investigator becomes suspicious when the ghost of an aviator who died in an accident shows up at his own funeral.

Season 1, Episode 24: Tomorrow Never Comes

19 June 1954
A boxcar turns into a coffin when two men who look alike end up being punished for the other's crimes.

Harry Bellaver ... Bliss
Roy Fant ... James

Warren Stevens ... Joe

Season 1, Episode 25: Nobody Laughs at Lou

26 June 1954
A pair of gunmen threaten to kill a pathetic ex-vaudeville performer unless he gives them the performance of his life.

Martin Balsam ... Hanson
Joe De Santis ... Rick
Joey Faye ... Lou
Eddie Hyans ... Dave
David Opatoshu ... Barney

Dennis Patrick ... Nagle (as Dennis Harrison)

Season 1, Episode 26: Family Skeleton

3 July 1954
A pair of movers think that they have found a ticket on the gravy train when they discovers a skeleton in the basement of a wealthy family's house.

Edward Binns ... Rocky
Stephen Elliott ... Sergeant (as Steve Elliott)

Murray Hamilton ... Frank
Abby Lewis ... Lila

Season 1, Episode 27: Dark of the Night

10 July 1954
A photographer, believing that his secretary is in love with him, murders his wife so he can be with her.

Season 1, Episode 28: Burial at High Point

17 July 1954
A man ends up regretting having his wealthy wife declared insane so that he could gain control of her fortune.
John Baragrey ... Jeff
Barbara Baxley ... Susan
John C. Becher ... Kellam (as John Becher)
Theodore Newton ... Chemney
Edgar Stehli ... Jonathan

Frank Sutton ... St. Meyers

Season 1, Episode 29: Hour of Darkness

24 July 1954
A gambler arranges to have his wife killed so that can collect the insurance money.
Jim Dolan ... Fackner

James Gregory
Philip Kenneally ... Garson

Harry Dean Stanton ... Andrew (as Harry Stanton)

Jo Van Fleet

Season 1, Episode 30: Reward for Janie

31 July 1954
A lunch wagon waitress perpetrates a deal to get some money.
Jim Boles ... Gunner (as James Boles)
June Dayton ... Janie
John Kellogg ... Feller
Berry Kroeger ... Weaver
Karl Lukas ... Tommy
Frank Marth ... Trooper

Season 1, Episode 31: Face of the Dead

7 August 1954
After a gangster kills an old rival, he has his face altered by a plastic surgeon, whom he in turn murders to silence him. The twist is, after the bandages are removed, he finds he has the face and slowly, the personality of the dead rival.

Harry Bellaver ... Moody

Jack Klugman ... Det. Crane
Gloria McGehee ... Gladys Ramsey
John McGovern ... Doc Benson
John Raby ... Michaels

Everett Sloane ... Vince Madero / Nick Ramsey

Paul Stewart

Season 1, Episode 32: The Lonely One

14 August 1954
A lonely old man confesses to crimes that he didn't commit in order to gain some recognition.

Edward Binns ... Uhl
Jim Dolan ... Desk Sergeant
John Kellogg ... Rosen
Nan McFarland ... Alice
Lou Polan ... Hartley

Vaughn Taylor

Season 1, Episode 33: Dream of Murder

21 August 1954
A man who has lived the past 20 years of his life obsessed with avenging his father's murder inexplicably changes his mind.
Lola Bruns ... Mother
Patsy Perroni ... Nemo
Harry Townes ... Paul
Luis Van Rooten ... Tony
Carol Wheeler ... Joyce

Season 1, Episode 34: Pattern of Fear

28 August 1954
An unattractive spinster murders her attractive sister and her wealthy uncle after she is visited by a phantom lover.

Season 1, Episode 35: The Third Fate

4 September 1954
A young woman is plagued by dreams of a man who tells her that she will soon die whom she later learns is a psychopathic killer who died eight years earlier.
Jim Dolan ... Conductor

Carl Frank ... Ethan
Louisa Horton ... Cecily Fentriss

Donald Woods ... Blake

Season 1, Episode 36: The Landslide

11 September 1954
An old woman who is near death shocks her family by revealing that she has $53,000 hidden away.

Martin Balsam ... Wesley
Katherine Emmet ... Rebecca (as Katherine Emmett)
John Marlan ... Henry
Nan McFarland ... Julie
Allen Nourse ... Ethan
Marion Russell ... Dorothy

Season 1, Episode 37: The Skull Beneath

18 September 1954
A man proves that he has the ability to predict a person's death.

Jack Albertson ... Mike
Robert H. Harris ... Timothy
Phyllis Hill ... Laura

Mike Kellin ... Barrow
Johnny Seven ... Haynes

Season 1, Episode 38: The Fatal Hour

25 September 1954
Guests at a fancy dinner party are informed that their cocktails have been poisoned and that they will soon die.

Season 1, Episode 39: Blind Luck

2 October 1954
A blind beggar becomes instrumental as an 'eyewitness' in defending a drifter who has been accused of murder.
June Dayton ... Eileen
Alan Devitt ... Jensen
Rusty Lane ... Brenner

Warren Stevens ... Larry

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