Alfred Hitchcock Presents: Season 2, Episode 32

The Hands of Mr. Ottermole (5 May 1957)

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A murderer has been strangling people in the London fog. A reporter manages to continually make it to the crime scene before the police.

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Himself - Host
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Sergeant Ottermole
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Mr. Summers
Torin Thatcher ...
Constable Johnson
Charles Davis ...
Reporter
John Trayne ...
Policeman Peterson
Barry Harvey ...
Whybrow's Nephew
Arthur Gould-Porter ...
Herbert Whybrow (as A.E. Gould-Porter)
Nora O'Mahoney ...
Flower Lady (as Nora O'Mahony)
Nelson Welch ...
Neighbor
Molly Roden ...
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James McCallion ...
Bartender Ben
Hilda Plowright ...
Mrs. Whybrow
Gerald Hamer ...
Jimmy the Blindman
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A murderer has been strangling people in the London fog. A reporter manages to continually make it to the crime scene before the police. Written by Anonymous

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Although set in 1919, Herbert Whybrow walks past a small car from the mid-1930s on his way home. See more »

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Atmospheric and Well Done
16 June 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is one of those Jack the Ripper stories that were often filmed in the 1940's. It is set in the foggy London nights with all manner of personage lurking in the shadows. What we have is a strangler who can't control himself. The police are up a tree and are being hounded by reporters, one in particular that is sort of hard on them. While the story doesn't offer much, it has quality performances and fits well in the genre. The scene at the police station is nicely done and in typical Hitchcock fashion throws a few red herrings in our path. Theodore Bikel, a great actor, is at his best here. I recommend this one.


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