Alfred Hitchcock Presents

1955, TV Show

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An angry young man (Clint Kimbrough) accurately predicts an impending death. With Amy Douglass and Norma Crane.

The Dangerous People

Jun 23, 1957 Season 2 Episode 39

Mr. Jones and Mr. Bellefontaine wait for a train at a train station. Both of them have heard that a dangerous lunatic has escaped from a local asylum and each suspects the other of being the lunatic in disguise.
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A Little Sleep

Jun 16, 1957 Season 2 Episode 38

Barbie Hallem drives up to her uncle's cabin. She stops at Ed Mungo's cafe. She learns that Ed's brother Bennie is wanted by the police for having murdered his girlfriend. When she gets to the cabin, she finds Bennie hiding there. Bennie tells her Ed is the murderer. Ed arrivers later, but is killed by Bennie in a struggle. Barbie and Bennie drive off. Barbie confesses that she had gone to the cabin to get away from her boring boyfriend. Bennies says his girlfriend felt the same way about him and that's why he killed her.
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Indestructible Mr. Weems

Jun 09, 1957 Season 2 Episode 37

Mr. Weems is a man that is supposedly near to death. Some of his lodge brothers have invested in a cemetery and are in need of customers. They make a bargain with Weems. They will pay Weems fifty dollars a week for the rest of his, presumably, short life if he agrees to buy the first plot. They hope that others following Mr. Weems's lead will also buy plots. Unfortunately, the men discover that Weems is a bit more resilient than they thought.
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Father and Son

Jun 02, 1957 Season 2 Episode 36

In 1912, Sam Saunders is an ungrateful son who constantly demands help from his father Joe, a London pawnshop owner. One day, Gus Harrison asks for Joe's help since he is wanted by the police for a crime he didn't commit. Joe helps Gus, but when Sam finds out he decides to turn him in for the reward money. Mae, Sam's girlfriend, finds out and tells Joe who helps Gus escape. The police fail to get their man, but Sam still demands the reward.
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West Warlock Time Capsule

May 26, 1957 Season 2 Episode 35

George Tiffany is hired to stuff Napoleon, a town's animal mascot. Napoleon is to be put on display in a glass case in the town square next to a time capsule that is to be opened in 100 years. George's brother Waldron visits and is so demanding that George kills him. George places the body in the time capsule.
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Martha Mason, Movie Star

May 19, 1957 Season 2 Episode 34

Mabel McKay believes that she bears a striking resemblance to a movie star named Martha Mason. Mabel murders her husband and buries him in the garden. She tries to cover up the murder, but decides against it when she realizes all the publicity she can get.
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A Man Greatly Beloved

May 12, 1957 Season 2 Episode 33

John Anderson is believed to be a famous judge from Boston who is now retired. Townspeople come to trust him greatly. When he dies, everyone in the town feels the loss. Later it is discovered that Anderson's real name is John Louton-a convicted strangler with an interesting connection to the real John Anderson.
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The Hands of Mr. Otterhole

May 05, 1957 Season 2 Episode 32

A maniacal murderer at large in foggy London provides the setting. Theodore Bikel as a harried police sergeant, and Rhys Williams as an over zealous newspaperman, co-star in this episode about a rash of murders by strangulation. Although the police sergeant alerts his men after the first murders, that of an ordinary little man and his wife, he is frustrated time after time in his attempt to capture the murderer. The seasonal, heavy fog is no help and soon both the flower lady on the corner and one of his own policemen are included among the victims. To make matters worse, the newspaperman needles him about his ineptness and even appears at the scene of the crime before the policemen.
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Night the World Ended

Apr 28, 1957 Season 2 Episode 31

Halloran plays a practical joke on a man named Johnny. He shows him a fake newspaper with a headline reading "World to End Tonight --- 11:45 P.M." Johnny believes the headline and decides to live it up. He gets into trouble and shoots someone. A few minutes before 11:45 he sees the real headline and realizes that he has been tricked. Johnny has a score to settle.
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Three Dreams of Findlater

Apr 21, 1957 Season 2 Episode 30

Ernest Findlater dreams about a South Sea island and a girl he meets there named Lalage. Lalage develops a scheme to help Findlater kill his real life wife. On the night of the planned murder, Findlater discovers that his wife is already dead.
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Vicious Circle

Apr 14, 1957 Season 2 Episode 29

Manny Cole is a hitman for Mr. Williams. He kills a man for messing up a jewel robbery. When she finds out about the act, Manny's girlfriend accuses him of murder. She threatens to go to the police. Mr. Williams orders her killed. Manny tries to do this, but cannot. She is later accidentally killed. Manny is rewarded by Mr. Williams. He becomes his right hand man. For awhile at least.
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One More Mile to Go

Apr 07, 1957 Season 2 Episode 28

Sam Jacoby accidentally kills his nagging wife. He decides to get rid of the body by dumping it in a lake. He puts the body in the trunk of his car and takes off. A motorcycle policeman repeatedly stops him for a burned out tail light. Eventually, the policeman tells him to follow him to the station where a police mechanic will open the trunk and change the bulb.
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I Killed the Count, Pt. 3

Mar 31, 1957 Season 2 Episode 27

In this gripping conclusion to a three part mystery, Scotland Yard Inspector Davidson discovers who killed Count Mattoni. Due to a legal loophole, however, the killer cannot be tried.
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I Killed the Count, Pt. 2

Mar 24, 1957 Season 2 Episode 26

Scotland Yard Inspector Davidson is continuing his investigation of the murder of Count Mattoni. He continues to wade through suspects. He discovers that each not only appears guilty, but also that many readily admit to having committed the crime.
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I Killed the Count, Part 1

Mar 17, 1957 Season 2 Episode 25

Count Mattoni is brutally murdered and Scotland Yard Inspector Davidson must wade through a myriad of suspects.
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The Cream of the Jest

Mar 10, 1957 Season 2 Episode 24

Charles Gresham is an unemployed actor in need of money. He learns that a producer Wayne Campbell is involved in a new play. When Campbell does not give him a part, Gresham blackmails him. Campbell gives him money and even a part in the play as a blackmailer. In order to get the part, Gresham must go deliver his lines to a man named Nick Roper. Only, Gresham is a bit too convincing...
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One for the Road

Mar 03, 1957 Season 2 Episode 23

Marcia Hendrix finds out that her husband Charles has been cheating on her with a woman named Beryl Abbott. She tries to poison Beryl by putting poison in her sugar bowl. When she goes home she discovers that that her husband has gone to Beryl. Not wanting to kill him, she goes to Beryl and tells her of the poison. Beryl says that Charles has already taken the poison. Marcia leaves to find a doctor. Charles comes in from another room. Not knowing the murder plot but knowing that his wife knows about Beryl, Charles decides to end the affair. Before leaving Beryl asks him to have some coffee for the road. He does so and helps himself to some sugar.
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The End of Indian Summer

Feb 24, 1957 Season 2 Episode 22

Joe Rogers goes undercover in order to expose a murderer named Mrs. Gillespie. He believes that she has been killing her husbands for insurance money. He discovers that Mrs. Gillespie has a fiance and plans to marry again. He also discovers that she has taken out a large insurance policy on him. Later, Mrs. Gillespie runs off on another honeymoon. Joe meets another man who happened to be investigating Mrs. Gillespie's fiance. Apparently, he has had four previous wives, each of whom died under mysterious circumstances.
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Number Twenty-Two

Feb 17, 1957 Season 2 Episode 21

Steve Morgan robs a candy store. He punches the owner in the process. He is soon arrested and is surprised by all the attention he is getting for such a minor crime. He is later shocked to discover that the candy store owner died and that he is not being held for petty theft, but for murder.
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Malice Domestic

Feb 10, 1957 Season 2 Episode 20

After Carl Borden sees a doctor, he discovers traces of arsenic in his body. Carl begins to suspects his wife Annette. Later, Annette drinks a cup of coffee and dies. The doctor informs Carl that she too has arsenic in her system. She must have poisoned herself by mistake. Or did she?
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A Bottle of Wine

Feb 03, 1957 Season 2 Episode 19

Much to his annoyance, Judge Condon's wife Grace has a boyfriend named Wally Donaldson. Condon tries to prove that he is all wrong for her. He invites Wally for a glass of wine which he tells him was purchased on Grace's Spanish Honeymoon. After Wally drinks the wine, Condon tells him its poisoned when, in fact, it is not. Wally's reaction is not what Condon expects...
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The Manacled

Jan 27, 1957 Season 2 Episode 18

Ben Rockwell is transporting a prisoner named Steve Fontaine by train. Fontaine is manacled by an "Oregon Boot" and Rockwell has the only key. During the trip, Fontaine manages to convince Rockwell to let him go, but Rockwell changes his mind. He and Fontaine struggle and Rockwell is shot and killed. When Fontaine finds the key to the boot, he sees that it has been destroyed by the bullet.
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My Brother, Richard

Jan 20, 1957 Season 2 Episode 17

Martin Ross is a district attorney running for governor. His brother Richard murders his opponent in the race. Martin and his wife Laura confront Richard, but Richard pulls a gun on them and holds them captive. The next day, Martin gets a call from the sheriff: they are holding a boy for the murder of Martin's opponent. Richard agrees to let Martin interrogate the boy, but he does not let Laura go. Now Martin must force a confession from a man he knows to be innocent.
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Nightmare in 4-D

Jan 13, 1957 Season 2 Episode 16

An older man's infatuation with a beautiful actress who lives in his apartment building ends in murder.
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Crackpot

Jan 06, 1957 Season 2 Episode 15

After a quiet wedding ceremony, in deference to a death in the bridegroom's family, the young couple set off via the back roads for a few days in Santa Barbara. Their car breaks down and they encounter a stranger. He kindly offers to help fix the car but when his suit is accidentally soiled, he flies into a fit of anger and threatens to kill the newlyweds. At their hotel in Santa Barbara, they again encounter the stranger in the lobby. These accidental meetings take on a different light when they discover he has taken a room next to theirs.
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John Brown's Body

Dec 30, 1956 Season 2 Episode 14

John Brown is committed to an institution by his wife Vera and his business partner Harold. Both believe that John's furniture designs are destroying his business. Their plot works, but after John is committed the business begins to lose money. The two decide to get John back. John, however, likes the institution he is staying in and manages to convince the doctors he is insane.
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Mr. Blanchard's Secret

Dec 23, 1956 Season 2 Episode 13

Babs Fenton has an overactive imagination. She believes that her new neighbor Charles Blanchard has killed his wife. Later, Mrs. Blanchard shows up at her door and introduces herself. That night, however, Babs sees Charles Blanchard carrying something from the house. Babs again becomes convinced that Mrs. Blanchard has been murdered. Again, however, she is proved wrong when Mrs. Blanchard shows up at her door. Mrs. Blanchard informs Babs that Charles has taken some belongings and left because of a fight. Mrs. Blanchard then leaves. Will Babs ever get to have her mystery?
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The Rose Garden

Dec 16, 1956 Season 2 Episode 12

Alexander Vinton is a publisher who receives a murder mystery from a woman named Julia Picker. Alexander is disturbed by the books feeling of authenticity. He visits Julia and comes to believe that her tale of a murdered husband buried in a rose garden is true. Julia's sister, Cordelia, convinces him that it isn't true and proceeds to talk him into not publishing the book. After he leaves, Julia discovers that Cordelia has a secret of her own.
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The Better Bargain

Dec 09, 1956 Season 2 Episode 11

Mobster Louis "The King" Koster believes that his wife and sole heir is unfaithful. He hires a hit man to kill her for twenty thousand dollars. The hitman agrees, but he then shoots Koster dead. Why?
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Jonathan

Dec 02, 1956 Season 2 Episode 10

Jonathan Dalliford's son is resentful of his father's new wife. When Jonathan dies of poisoning, his son accuses his stepmother. But maybe the son isn't so innocent after all.
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Crack of Doom

Nov 25, 1956 Season 2 Episode 9

Mason Bridges is a trusted partner with three other young men in a small but growing business. As a concession to his partners, Bridges agrees to play poker with one of the firm's wealthy customers. He finds the customer a disagreeable man. Annoyed at the man's bullying tactics, Bridges decides to up the stakes in the poker game. Other players are forced to drop out and Bridges, losing heavily, dips into his firm's funds. He wagers everything he owns and some things he doesn't, on one desperate hand.
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Conversation Over Corpse

Nov 18, 1956 Season 2 Episode 8

Mr. Brenner makes a down payment on a house. The house's owners, Cissie and Johanna Enright say that they don't want to sell. He threatens them with a lawsuit, but instead the sisters poison him in order to keep their home. He collapses and the sisters discuss what they should do. Joanna wants to finish him off with more poison while Cissie prefers a gun. Brenner, still alive, has something different in mind.
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Alibi Me

Nov 11, 1956 Season 2 Episode 7

Georgie and Lucky are rival gangsters who know that if one of them is killed, the other would be the police's prime suspect. One day, Lucky insults Georgie and is shot dead. Georgie then goes looking for someone to give him an alibi. After many failures, he finally convinces his landlady. He instructs her to tell the police that he was home all day. When a detective shows up, the landlady gives the alibi. A delivery boy then arrives. He carries a package for Georgie from Lucky. When the boy asks for a tip and Georgie refuses, the gangster's spendthrift ways might just be the key to his unraveling.
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Toby

Nov 04, 1956 Season 2 Episode 6

Albert Birch's childhood sweetheart Edwina Freel gets in touch with him and, surprisingly, agrees to marry him. She arrives with her sickly baby named Toby. She tells Albert that the baby is her dead sister's. Edwina turns out be rather reclusive. She does not permit Albert come anywhere near Toby. Later, two men arrive and take Edwina back to the asylum from which she escaped. As she is being taken away she pleads to Albert to take care of Toby. He goes to Toby's room and is shocked by what he finds.
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None Are So Blind

Oct 28, 1956 Season 2 Episode 5

Seymour Johnson, bitter because his father left his money to his aunt instead of him, makes up his mind that he will have to get rid of her so he can get his money sooner rather than later. He disguises himself as another person in order to kill his wealthy aunt but when he is questioned by police, he gives himself away because he forgets one little thing...
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Kill With Kindness

Oct 21, 1956 Season 2 Episode 4

Hoping to pull off an insurance scam, Fritz Oldman and his sister Katherine decide to torch his house and fake Fritz's death. In order to pull off the scam, they need a body. They find a prospective corpse in a bum named Jorgy. Their plan is to knock him out and place Fritz's ring around his finger. They will then set fire to the house. All goes according to plan until they need the ring. Unfortunately Fritz cannot get it off his finger...
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De Moritus

Oct 14, 1956 Season 2 Episode 3

Clarence Rankin's promiscuous wife Irene cheats on him constantly. Sadly, he knows nothing about it. One day, two of Clarence's friends stop by his house. They see him filling a large hole in his basement with cement. Since they don't see Irene, they believe that Clarence has found out about her cheating and killed her. Instead of going to the police, they talk to Clarence. They tell him that, given her cheating, his actions were probably justified. Clarence denies everything and says that his wife is on a trip. His friends leave after saying they will keep quiet. Later, Irene returns. Now knowing the truth, Clarence asks her to come down to the basement.
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Fog Closing In

Oct 07, 1956 Season 2 Episode 2

Mary Summers does not want to stay alone at home when her husband Arthur goes away on business. She asks that her family be allowed to stay with her. Arthur refuses her request. While Arthur is away an escaped mental patient breaks into the house. Surprisingly, the mental patient gets along with Mary. She is not afraid of him. She tells him about a dream she has had where someone follows her up the stairs. When the police arrive, the mental patient makes an escape. After the police leave, Mary hears someone coming up the stairs just like in her dream. She find's Arthur's pistol as the door opens...
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Wet Saturday

Sep 30, 1956 Season 2 Episode 1

Mr. Princey is the father of a girl who has just killed her schoolmaster with a croquet mallet. Princey tries to find a way to protect the family name and prevent his daughter from being charged. Princey located a man who would be a perfect scapegoat, Smollet. Princey takes Smollet to the schoolmasters body and draws a gun on him. He gives him two choices: go along with Princey's scheme that makes it look like he committed the murder or be shot on the spot.
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