Country club grounds superintendent Bruno Keeley, who shelters notorious criminals for a price, is forced to shoot and kill fugitive murderer Leonard Gage (a/k/a "Hepner") after he attacks Keeley during a dispute over payment. Keeley hides the body in some brush on the golf course, and plans to remove it under cover of night. However, the corpse is discovered by golfers Dan Mathews and Judge Francis. Investigation reveals that Keeley is allowed to hire his own men, that there is very frequent turnover among them, and that many of his employees have fraudulent Social Security numbers. Keeley feigns ignorance of his employees' backgrounds, but Dan is relentless and eventually questions Keeley's wife while Keeley and armed fugitive George Carroll hide in the next room and monitor the conversation. Dan's persistent questioning eventually compels Mrs. Keeley to acknowledge her husband's involvement in the shooting, so Keeley and Carroll attempt to flee. Dan chases them in the direction of ... Written by
Golf carts were just coming into common usage in 1958, but even then most were electric-powered and were designed for two riders. This episode provides a rare and nostalgic look at a unique (and nearly forgotten) style of golf cart. Dan Mathews and Judge Francis ride the course in individual golf carts that accommodate a single rider and have the golf bag mounted in the front rather than the rear. The carts in this episode are also gasoline-powered and they continue to idle even when they are not in motion. See more »
None of the references given by Hepner and Carroll are legitimate. The people listed as nearest relatives do not exist.
Chief Dan Mathews:
What'd you get on Hepner?
Fingerprints show that Hepner is really Leonard Gage. Two-time loser and murder suspect. Released from prison April 3rd this year. Wanted for robbery of Springfield Shoe Factory payroll and murder of guard April 5th. Gage positively identified by fingerprints on that job.
Chief Dan Mathews:
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