The Alfred Hitchcock Hour/The Tender Poisoner

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The Tender Poisoner
Season 1, Episode 14
Airdate December 20, 1962
Teleplay by Lukas Heller
Based on from the novel by
John Bingham
Directed by Leonard J. Horn
Produced by Norman Lloyd
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The Tender Poisoner is the fourteenth episode of the first season of The Alfred Hitchcock Hour.

Starring: Dan Dailey (Philip Bartel), Howard Duff (Peter Harding), Jan Sterling (Beatrice Bartel)

with Philip Reed (John O'Brien), William Bramley (Lt. MacDonald), Richard Bull (The Detective), Robert Reiner (The Policeman), G. Stanley Jones (The Drug Clerk)

and Bettye Ackerman (Lorna Dickson)

Uncredited: Alfred Hitchcock (Host)


Plot Overview

A man gives his friend an idea on how to get out of his unhappy marriage, using a poison that mimics a heart attack.



The Show

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