Carl and Elsa Spann have moved into a trailer park in California, after Elsa suffered a nervous breakdown. She is adjusting well to a more peaceful lifestyle, after her rigorous training as a ballerina. But then Carl comes home from work to find Elsa shocked and traumatized after a man assaulted her in the trailer. The police investigate, but find little to go on. Carl becomes increasingly angry about what has happened, and he is determined to kill the man responsible, if he can find him. Written by
Did You Know?
This episode is based on the short story "Revenge" by Samuel Blas
. This story was first published in Colliers (January 11, 1947). See more
When the neighbor comes over, she asks for half a glass of apple juice, but when woman pours the two glasses, she fills them both to the top. See more
Alfred Hitchcock - Host
Good evening. I'm Alfred Hitchcock. And tonight, I'm presenting the first in a series of stories of suspense and mystery called, oddly enough, "Alfred Hitchcock Presents". I shall not act in these stories, but will only make appearances. Something in the nature of an accessory before an after the fact - to give the title to those of you who can't read, and to tidy up afterwards for those who don't understand the endings. Tonight's play-let is really a sweet little story. It is ...