A stranger (Kevin McCarthy), who protests his innocence, is accused of murder---and held captive---by three townspeople. Ellen: Pat Jenkins. Crowe: Crahan Denton. Lorbie: Jim Boles. Innkeeper: Rusty Lane. Mrs. Graham: Nell Harrison.
Circumstantial evidence and a strong motive implicate a husband (Everett Sloane) in his wife's death. Elizabeth: Peg Hillias. Carter: Alan Devitt. Prater: Jack Klugman. Midge: Helen Wagner. Doctor: Ted Osborn.
A practical joker hires an actor to impersonate a corpse after betting a friend he wouldn't spend a night with a dead man. Tim: John Beal. Julian: John Baragrey. Willard: Harry Townes. Cop: Lou Krugman.
An architect, kept awake by howling cats, becomes involved in his neighbor's murder. Vic: John Beal. Julie: Lydia Reed. Paula: Janet Ward. Ashland: Ethel Owen. Tailor: Bruno Wick. Teacher: Helen Wagner.
A cab driver (Murray Hamilton) finds $20,000 in his taxi. Deciding to keep the money, he locates its owner and kills him. Lila: Barbara Baxley. Gordon: Henry Lascoe. Crane: Mercer McLeon. Rogers: Ralph Stantley. Cashier: Gilbert Mack. Reporter: Arthur Hanson. Photographer: Mickey Freeman.
A lonely old man (Ernest Truex) is duped by two con artists into stealing money to help a young couple. Jason: Jack Grimes. Wilma: Constance Ford. Miss Keene: Sylvia Field. Paul: Jay Barney. Bolton: Edwin Cooper.
A dying millionaire's son-in-law tries to drive his wife insane so that he alone can collect the inheritance. Jeff: John Baragrey. Susan: Barbara Baxley. Chemney: Theodore Newton. Jonathan: Edgar Stehli. Kellam: John Becher. St. Meyers: Frank Sutton.