Saturday Frights: Alfred Hitchcock Presents – The Perfect Crime

Hello, dear viewers. If I understand Daniel 13 correctly, the new attenae that has been installed atop the Retroist Vault will ensure even more of the television viewing audience shall be able to catch our weekly broadcasts.

For this week I have once more ventured into our vast collection of film and episodic television fare to bring you entertainment worthy of your precious time. I offer you ‘A Perfect Crime’ from the popular Alfred Hitchcock Presents program. This originally was broadcast on the 20th of October, 1957.

Charles Courtney, who is portrayed by the great Vincent Price is a criminologist who quite egotistically keeps and displays mementos of solved cases to celebrate his superiority. The drama for this episode comes about when a visiting Lawyer by the name of John Gregory challenges that the famed sleuth has made a terrible mistake with the conviction and execution of a man named Harrington.

The Projectionist

Lurking in the bowels of the Retroist Vault, the Projectionist comforts himself with the dreams of celluloid glory of days gone by. With his assistant, Daniel XIII, in the quiet time of the night he serves as host in what has been dubbed the Haunted Drive-In. Bringing films to the entertainment starved masses the Haunted Drive-In projector roars to life and shines brightly once again...

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