The Alfred Hitchcock Hour/The Black Curtain

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The Black Curtain
Season 1, Episode 9
Airdate November 15, 1962
Teleplay by Joel Murcott
Based on the story by
Cornell Woolrich
Directed by Sydney Pollack
Produced by Norman Lloyd
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The Black Curtain is the ninth episode of the first season of The Alfred Hitchcock Hour.

Starring: Richard Basehart (Philip Townsend), Lola Albright (Ruth Burke)

Co-Starring: Harold J. Stone (The Taxi Driver), Gail Kobe (Virginia)

with James Farentino (Bernie), Neil Nephew (Chuck), Celia Lovsky (Mrs. Fisher), George Mitchell (The Druggist), Andy Romano (The P.A.L. Officer), William Sharon (The Man), Joe Trapaso (The Motorcycle Policeman), Frank Sully (The Drunk)

and Lee Philips (Frank Carlin)

Uncredited: Alfred Hitchcock (Host)


Plot Overview

After being mugged, an amnesiac discovers that he's lost three years of his life and that he has another identity...and also that he's wanted in connection with an unsolved murder.



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