Alcoholic film star Paul Dano loses a great role to young Lance Richards, then fatally injuries Lance when he visits Paul for advice on how to play the role. He tries to cover it up with some sulfuric acid.

Director:

Burt Reynolds

Writers:

Max Franklin (based on a story by), Bill Kerby (teleplay by)

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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host (archive footage)
Martin Sheen ... Paul Dano
Robby Benson ... Ed
Marilu Henner ... Claire
Parker Stevenson ... Lance Richards
Bernie Casey ... Bernie
Whitney Kershaw Whitney Kershaw ... Girl
Ben Kronen Ben Kronen ... Max Goodman
Patti Negri ... Assistant
Leila Lee Olsen Leila Lee Olsen ... Waitress (as Leila Hee Olsen)
Louis Silver Louis Silver ... Parking Lot Attendant
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Storyline

Alcoholic film star Paul Dano loses a great role to young Lance Richards, then fatally injuries Lance when he visits Paul for advice on how to play the role. He tries to cover it up with some sulfuric acid.

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Language:

English

Release Date:

10 November 1985 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Universal Television See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Connections

Version of Alfred Hitchcock Presents: Bad Actor (1962) See more »

Soundtracks

The Ride of the Valkyries
from "Die Walküre"
Composed by Richard Wagner
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