"Alfred Hitchcock Presents" Man from the South (TV Episode 1960) - Plot Summary Poster

Plot Summary

  • Peter Lorre makes a bet with Steve McQueen that Steve McQueen can't light his cigarette lighter ten times in a row. If he does, he wins Peter Lorre's new car. if he doesn't, Peter Lorre gets to chop off Steve McQeen's little pinky.

    - Written by John Adams
  • In Las Vegas, Carlos bets a gambler that he can't light his lighter successfully 10 times in a row. Carlos bets his new car against the gambler's pinky finger on his left hand. The gambler, who is broke, accepts the proposition. He manages to light his lighter 7 times when Carlos' wife intervenes. It seems she is well aware of her husband's "games" and can prove it!

    - Written by garykmcd
  • In a Las Vegas casino, an unpleasant little man hopes to use a young man's wish to impress the young woman he has just met to pressure the young fellow into accepting a macabre bet.

    - Written by Morganalee


The Host ('ALFRED HITCHCOCK (I)' (qv)) introduces the episode briefly. A Gambler ('STEVE MCQUEEN' (qv)) and a shapely Woman ('NEILE ADAMS' (qv)...

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