Alfred Hitchcock Presents

Season 1 Episode 21

Safe Conduct

Aired Sunday 9:30 PM Feb 19, 1956 on CBS



  • Quotes

    • Alfred Hitchcock: (Playing pool wearing an eye patch.) Good evening. You know, this came as somewhat of a surprise to me. I was under the impression that all pool tables were kidney-shaped. I guess that's only true in Hollywood. Our story tonight will be in a somewhat different vein. It is a tale of mystery and intrigue on a transcontinental express. It is called... (He thinks about it.) The title seems to have slipped my mind. It's ah...(Someone comes on with a pool cue.)
      Man with pool cue: You've dropped your cue.(He leaves.)
      Alfred Hitchcock: (Opens the end of the pool cue, pulls out a piece of paper and reads it) The title of tonight's play is "Safe Conduct." Thank you very much.