The Alfred Hitchcock Hour: Season 3, Episode 17

An Unlocked Window (15 Feb. 1965)

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A serial killer is in the area where some private nurses have locked themselves in a large house, except for one basement window.

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Episode cast overview:
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Himself - Host
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Stella
T.C. Jones ...
Nurse Betty Ames
Louise Latham ...
Maude Isles
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Glendon Baker
E.J. André ...
Sam Isles
Stephen Roberts ...
Boris Crispis
Cathie Merchant ...
Frieda Little
John Willis ...
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Lew Brown ...
Al Ruben
Len Hendry ...
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A third murder in the last two weeks is reported over the television, and police confess they have a psychotic madman on the loose, preying only on live-in nurses. One dark stormy night, Nurse Stella Crosson (Dana Wynter) and Nurse Betty Ames (T.C. Jones) are tending to their employer, a man with a heart condition who resides in a creepy old mansion just outside of town and needs constant attention. A phone call from the murderer informs the women that he knows they're alone, and intends to pay them a visit before the night is over. Checking to make sure all the doors and windows are locked, Stella finds that she overlooked a basement window, a mistake that might prove all too costly. Written by alfiehitchie

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The "Psycho" house on the Universal Studios lot is used for the house's exterior. See more »

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In a brief exterior camera shot outside the Psycho house, we see Stella looking out into the stormy night through a ground-floor window. The window pane she looks through contains TWO sections divided in half horizontally. When the scene shifts indoors, the same window pane suddenly contains FOUR sections divided horizontally and vertically. See more »

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Saw this episode as a kid. It was the scariest and the most suspenseful of the episodes. The previous writer claims the best is the "The Jar" I am not familiar with that episode.

Dana Wynter is great in this story. Creepy old house....a woman nurse alone taking care of an ailing older man....there's a killer on the loose and he's targeting nurses....she thinks she may have left a window in the basement unlocked! If you can get your hands on this episode you'll not regret it. I still remember it like it was yesterday!

There's a twist at the end that will chill you to your bones!

Hitchcock didn't have to change the stories on his TV show like he did in his commercial movies. The Alfred Hitchcock Hour episodes are not compromised and often had a dark creepy ending.

I recently saw the 1st season of Alfread Hitchcock Presents is on DVD. I hope this one comes out soon!


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