While cleaning out the apartment of his dead cousin Julia, Jim Whitely comes across a strange glass eye and tells to his wife the story of how his cousin acquired it. Julia had fallen in love with a famous ventriloquist named Max Collodi. She had been to all his performances and had sent letters requesting to meet him. One day, Max agrees to meet her. She arrives to his hotel room to find him sitting in darkness with his dummy George. As they talk, Julia gives in to an impulse to touch Max. Written by
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According to Jim's narration, Julia was in her thirties when she met Max Collodi. Jessica Tandy, the actress playing Julia, was forty-eight years old at the time this episode was first broadcast. See more
Referenced in The Twilight Zone: The Dummy