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This edition: The House by the River

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Episode Details

(1950/U.S., 84 min., b&w, drama) Dir.: Fritz Lang. Cast: Louis Hayward, Jane Wyatt, Lee Bowman, Ann Shoemaker, Kathleen Freeman. A Victorian ne'er-do-well assaults and murders his wife's virginal housekeeper and, assisted by his brother, disposes of the body in the river. His efforts to avert suspicion get more and more strenuous as everything closes on him. Discussion guest: William Luhr, St. Peter's College.