The Alfred Hitchcock Hour/Thanatos Palace Hotel

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Thanatos Palace Hotel
Season 3, Episode 15
Airdate February 1, 1965
Teleplay by Arthur Ross
Based on from the story by
Andre Maurois
Directed by Laslo Benedek
Produced by Herbert Coleman
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Thanatos Palace Hotel is the fifteenth episode of the third season of The Alfred Hitchcock Hour, and the seventy-ninth episode overall.

Cast: Angie Dickinson (Ariane Shaw)

Guest Star: Steven Hill (Robert Manners)

Co-Starring: G.B. Atwater (Borchter), Bartlett Robinson (Mr. J. Smith)

with Rex Comeaux (Devereau), Robert Reiner (The Doctor), Charles Fredericks (The Big Man), Gail Bonney (The Gray-Haired Woman), Pat Renella (The Lean Man), Adrianne Ellis (The Young Woman), Nancy Sanderson (The Nurse), Len Hendry (The Driver), Henry Wills (The 1st Cowboy), Lew Brown (The 2nd Cowboy)

Uncredited: Alfred Hitchcock (Host)


Plot Overview

After attempting suicide, a depressed man is invited on a vacation to a 'suicide resort', where the goal is to prepare him not to be afraid to die before his life is taken. He changes his mind, however, after falling for a beautiful woman who's another guest at the hotel.



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