Featuring History of Mystery/Detective Fiction and Other Literary Ramblings of Elizabeth Foxwell
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
"Death Watch" (1958).
Janice Rule, 1951
In this episode of the Alfred Hitchcock-produced Suspicion directed by Ray Milland, police sergeant Edmond O'Brien learns that a colleague is set to kill a spirited witness (Janice Rule) before she can testify at a high-stakes trial, but he needs to determine which cop intends to do the deed. Horace McMahon and Edward Binns costar. The writers are brothers John and Ward Hawkins (Burke's Law, Climax!, Crime Wave).