The Alfred Hitchcock Hour/Captive Audience

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Captive Audience
Season 1, Episode 5
Airdate October 18, 1962
Teleplay by William Link and
Richard Levinson
Based on a novel by
John Bingham
Directed by Alf Kjellin
Produced by Norman Lloyd
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Captive Audience is the fifth episode of the first season of The Alfred Hitchcock Hour.

Starring: James Mason (Warren Barrow), Angie Dickinson (Janet West / Janet Waverly)

Co-Starring: Arnold Moss (Victor Hartman), Ed Nelson (Tom Keller), Roland Winters (Ivar West)

with Sarah Shane (Helen Barrow), Bart Burns (Summers), Geraldine Wall (Mrs. Hurley), Renee Godfrey (Hartman's Secretary), Don Matheson (Jack Pierson), Cosmo Sardo (The Croupier), Barbara Dane (The Folk Singer)

Uncredited: Alfred Hitchcock (Host)

Contents

Plot Overview

A young writer and his editor listen to a tape recording of a popular mystery author's plotline for a new book. They soon come to realize that the author is demented and that the recording isn't the plot of a book, but the planning of an actual murder. Can they figure out who the victim is and get to that person in time?

Notes

Trivia

The Show

Behind the Scenes

Allusions and References

Memorable Moments

Quotes