Alfred Hitchcock Presents: Season 2, Episode 19

A Bottle of Wine (3 Feb. 1957)

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Judge Connors shares amontillado and civilized conversation with the young architect about to steal his wife. But the quality of his mercy is strained.

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The Judge and Wallace Donaldson sit in the former's drawing room, drink amontillado and have a painfully civilized conversation. What makes it painful, on both sides, is that young Mr. Donaldson is about to take away the old judge's young, beautiful wife. The tense meeting is not made more relaxing by the Judge's quotations from Aristotle and Plato. It's even less relaxing when the Judge takes out his pistol. Written by J. Spurlin

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Jarma Lewis (Grace) retired less than a year after this showing at the age of 26. See more »

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Judge Connors claims to have spent his entire life in Wisconsin, a fact that hardly sits well with the upper-class English accent of the actor who plays him, Herbert Marshall. See more »

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[first lines]
Judge: Oh, Grace.
Grace: Hello, Judge. I came to get my clothes.
Judge: So you're going. You're really going after all.
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I bathe in ginger beer
19 July 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

A wine-themed episode has a wine cellar intro where Hitch joshes about bathing in champagne and then says he actually bathes in ginger beer. Does he mean boring old ginger ale, the spicy stuff, or the alcoholic version? It doesn't matter.

An older, educated man is being left by his younger wife. While she's getting ready (it will take about 25 minutes), the protagonist goes out to meet her handsome young lover and invites him in. The younger man (series regular Robert Horton) is reluctant, but eventually goes along.

This is a very chatty episode, two men in one room, but there are some creative camera shots thrown in. Should the younger man be afraid? Well, we know something has to transpire. Mostly the pleasure is in the differences between the two. The woman is leaving old, wealthy, educated and cosmopolitan for younger and handsome. But there's a twist in the ending that isn't bad.


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