Saturday Frights: Alfred Hitchcock Presents – Revenge (1955)

Welcome back, dear viewers. For your viewing entertainment this evening I have chosen the very first episodic television offering from Alfred Hitchcock Presents called ‘Revenge’.

An apt title I can assure you as the story concerns Vera Miles who portrays a young woman living with her husband in their little trailer near the sea. They are there so she might rest from the small nervous breakdown she suffered before they were married. Unfortunately while her Husband is away at work she finds herself attacked by a stranger in a gray suit. What else can her beloved Carl do but go forth and seek revenge on the man who assaulted her?

Revenge was originally broadcast on October 2, 1955 and is one of the few episodes that Ol’ Hitch directed himself. I hope you will turn down the lights and gather among your most loved ones and share in the terror of Alfred Hitchcock Presents. Heh, heh.

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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