Alfred Hitchcock Presents

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`Good eeevening.' Hitchcock's classic half-hour series (it expanded to an hour in 1962) has him dryly introducing (and later summing up) each twist-filled story, with many a memorable dig at the sponsor (`Our play tonight is a blend of mystery and medicine. It follows this one-minute anesthetic'). Hitchcock directed some episodes, as did Robert Altman (more…)

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Season 5, Episode 9 Dead Weight

Unhappily married Courtney Masterson (Joseph Cotten) is drawn into a whirlpool of trouble: a rendezvous with his girlfriend...robbery...blackmail...and murder. Peg: Julie Adams. Rudy: Don Gordon. Mary: Gail Bonney. Eldridge: Claude Stroud. Carol: Angela Greene.

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  • Premise: `Good eeevening.' Hitchcock's classic half-hour series (it expanded to an hour in 1962) has him dryly introducing (and later summing up) each twist-filled story, with many a memorable dig at the sponsor (`Our play tonight is a blend of mystery and medicine… (more)

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