Alfred Hitchcock Presents: Season 6, Episode 32

Self Defense (23 May 1961)

TV Episode  |   |  Crime, Drama, Mystery
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Mr. Clarke is incredibly terrified of guns being pointed at him, and feels he must destroy anyone who would do that to him, like he does to one young robber.



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Episode cast overview:
Himself - Host
Gerald R. Clarke
Audrey Totter ...
Mrs. Philips
Steve Gravers ...
Lt. Schwartz
David Carlile ...
Sgt. Krebs
Jesslyn Fax ...
Mrs. Gruber
Jimmy Philips (as Bob Paget)
Alexander Lockwood ...
Henry Willett


Gerald Clarke interrupts a robbery when he stops at a liquor store while en route to a friends house to play cards. He's quite terrified when the young hoodlum pokes the gun in his back but recovers and shoots the robber with the liquor store owner's gun. He subsequently learns that that the robber's gun wasn't loaded and tries to make amends for what he has done by paying part of the boy's funeral. When Gerald is visited by the boy's mother, tragedy results. Written by garykmcd

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