Letting a fine wine "breathe" proves deadly for the wine's owner Nick Kingston, who leaves it unattended for a killer to poison it. The vintner, who's hosting a party upstairs, comes back only to collapse. He tries to implicate the killer but breaks the wine cellar's only pencil, so he crawls to a wine rack and grabs a bottle, smashing it on the floor. The shattered bottle bears the label Black Falcon, indicating it was tied to World War One. But how? Written by
Did You Know?
During the late 1940's actor Howard Duff, who plays Eddie Morgan, starred on CBS and later NBC radio in "The Adventures of Sam Spade", one of the most popular detective dramas of the period. See more
The wine bottle used as a dying clue, when read aloud, is pronounced "der Schwarze Falke" which is the correct spelling and pronunciation. The label on the bottle, however reads: "Der Schwartz Falke". See more
You know Nick, he doesn't like mind-reading acts; they remind him of his ex-wife.