A schoolteacher and religious hypocrite takes a creepy interest in a handsome 20-year-old and the girl supposedly corrupting him. He murders her, but then discovers the young man has a more serious interest in another "corrupter".



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Episode cast overview:
Uncle Florian (as Stu Erwin)
Beth Pettit
Larry Carter
James Westerfield ...
Al Matthews
Sheriff Phil Archer
Mrs. Edith Pettit
Gloria Clark ...
Vida Tomlinson
Eunice Appleby
Doctor (as Daniel M. White)
Nelson Olmsted ...


Authorities in a resort community cover up the suspicious death of a teenager so tourism doesn't suffer. As summer fades, a deputy sheriff gains permission to quietly investigate the death. Meanwhile a rigid, controlling teacher visiting for the season, grows increasingly disturbed as he spies on the secret relationship between a young neighbor and a boatyard manager, who are both already squirming under the power of adults in the small town. Written by David Stevens

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1 November 1960 (USA)  »

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When Beth pushes past her at the stairs Eunice raises her hand to her mouth. After a cut she raises her hand again. See more »

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Killer On The Loose
29 October 2014 | by (North America) – See all my reviews

Martin Gabel plays a deranged killer called Frietag, who believes himself a divine judge, jury, and executioner of the morally corrupt. He has already killed a young woman, which the authorities have dismissed as a drowning accident, though there are still lingering doubts. Frietag then turns his murderous intentions on a young couple named Larry Carter & Beth Pettit(played by Richard Chamberlain & Olive Sturgess). Frietag attacks Larry, but he survives, and makes a desperate bid to stop him before he can catch up with Beth... Tense episode has fine performances and atmosphere, though character background and motivations are a bit too vague.

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