Recap and React: Alfred Hitchcock Presents… episodes 35 – 39

SEASON 1, EPISODE 35: “The Legacy” DIR. James Neilson STARRING  Leora Dana, Jacques Bergerac ORIGINALLY AIRED May 27, 1956 Recap: Author Randall Burnside is a well-known author who is spending time among the rich in Palm Beach for the winter. He tells his friends that his next book will be about Prince Burhan from India, a notorious playboy who will soon be arriving in Palm … Continue reading Recap and React: Alfred Hitchcock Presents… episodes 35 – 39

Recap and React: Alfred Hitchcock Presents… episodes 30 – 34

SEASON 1, EPISODE 30: “Never Again” DIR. Robert Stevens STARRING Phyllis Thaxter, Louise Albritton and Warren Stevens ORIGINALLY AIRED April 22, 1956 Recap: Karen wakes up one day and finds herself in a completely unfamiliar room with a bandaged hand and “the worst hangover ever.” She falls into a deep state of worry. She knows that she’s disappointed her boyfriend, Jeff, having promised him that … Continue reading Recap and React: Alfred Hitchcock Presents… episodes 30 – 34

Recap and React: Alfred Hitchcock Presents… episodes 25 – 29

SEASON 1, EPISODE 25: “THERE WAS AN OLD WOMAN” DIR. ROBERT STEVENSON STARRING ESTELLE WINWOOD AND CHARLES BRONSON ORIGINALLY AIRED MARCH 18, 1956 Recap: Monica Laughton is an elderly, wealthy and eccentric woman who lives in a large mansion and seems to always be holding wakes for deceased relatives. One day, a milkman is discussing Monica’s odd behavior with a man at a lunch counter. … Continue reading Recap and React: Alfred Hitchcock Presents… episodes 25 – 29

Recap and React: Alfred Hitchcock Presents… episodes 19 – 24

SEASON 1, EPISODE 19: “THE DERELICTS” DIR. ROBERT STEVENSON STARRING ROBERT NEWTON AND PHILLIP REED ORIGINALLY AIRED FEBRUARY 5, 1956 Recap: Ralph Cowell is an invenstor who is in dire financial straits due to his lady-friend’s penchant for spending all of his money on fancy things. When his investor and silent business partner comes looking for his 50% of the profits, Cowell can think of … Continue reading Recap and React: Alfred Hitchcock Presents… episodes 19 – 24

Recap and react: Alfred Hitchcock Presents, Ep. 13 – 18

SEASON 1, EPISODE 13: “THE CHENEY VASE” DIR. ROBERT STEVENS STARRING PATRICIA COLLINGE and DARREN MCGAVIN ORIGINALLY AIRED DECEMBER 25, 1955 Recap: This episode follows yet another case of man gone bad for money. Fired from his job, Lyle takes up a new position caring for an old, wheelchair-bound woman who he plans to take advantage of for her money. React: Darren McGavin gives a … Continue reading Recap and react: Alfred Hitchcock Presents, Ep. 13 – 18

Recap and React: Alfred Hitchcock Presents… episodes 7 – 12

SEASON 1, EPISODE 7: “BREAKDOWN” DIR. ALFRED HITCHCOCK STARRING JOSEPH COTTEN, RAYMOND BAILEY, MURRAY ALPER AND AARON SPELLING ORIGINALLY AIRED NOVEMBER 13, 1955 Recap: William (Joseph Cotten) is the stereotypical “tough guy” businessman. He fires people with no regard as to how it will affect their lives and sees it as a sign of weakness when people show emotion, especially by crying. But when he … Continue reading Recap and React: Alfred Hitchcock Presents… episodes 7 – 12

Recap and react: Alfred Hitchcock Presents… Episode 1 – 6

Alfred Hitchcock is one of my favorite directors and one of my favorite people in general. I recently decided to work my way through the Alfred Hitchcock Presents television series in chronological order, to catch the episodes I’ve never seen and re-watch the ones I’ve loved for years! The following are brief recaps and reviews for the first six episodes of my seemingly never-ending marathon. … Continue reading Recap and react: Alfred Hitchcock Presents… Episode 1 – 6