The Veil: Season 1, Episode 2

Girl on the Road (1958)

TV Episode  -   -  Horror
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A young man helps a beautiful, young woman who is stranded by the side of the road...her cars gas tank empty. He drives her to town to get gas and have a drink. When a bartender calls ... See full summary »

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Host / Morgan Debs
Tod Andrews ...
John Prescott
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Lila Kirby
Jack Lomas ...
Bartender
Kelly Thordsen ...
Chauffeur, Charles
Rusty Lane ...
Sheriff
Pitt Herbert ...
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Claudia Bryar ...
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A young man helps a beautiful, young woman who is stranded by the side of the road...her cars gas tank empty. He drives her to town to get gas and have a drink. When a bartender calls someone named "Morgan Debs" (Karloff), the girl panics and leaves, but promises the young man she will meet with him later and tell him who "Morgan Debs" is. Will they meet? Why do the townspeople not want to talk about the girl? Go "Behind The Veil" to find out! Written by C_F_K

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This one threw me a curve!
9 January 2014 | by (Bradenton, Florida) – See all my reviews

I like being surprised as I watch a TV show--and "Girl on the Road" is just that. While I thought the show was going one direction, it abruptly went a different one and I really appreciate that.

This show begins with a creepy guy, John Prescott, stopping by to help Lila with her broken down car. I say creepy because he comes on very strong and seems almost like a potential sex offender. I really expected this would be where the show would go. However, he turned out to be a nice guy--despite his initial demeanor.

The problem turns out to be Lila herself. She's in some sort of trouble and Prescott thinks that a local rich guy, Morgan Debs (Boris Karloff) is behind it all. And, when she disappears, he is convinced Debs is responsible. What's next? See the show for yourself--it's worth it, as it's well written and exciting...and probably not one bit true despite the narrator (also Karloff) insisting that it is.


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