Alfred Hitchcock Presents

Season 4 Episode 24

The Avon Emeralds

Aired Sunday 9:30 PM Mar 22, 1959 on CBS

Episode Recap

Inspector Benson follows Lady Gwendolyn Avon. It is believed that Lady Avon intends to smuggle a valuable emerald necklace out of England in order to sell it. Benson tries to convince her to put the necklace in a vault, but she refuses. The emeralds are later stolen. Lady Avon has an alibi and heads to France. Benson follows and talks to the French police who are uninterested in the affair. Benson later meets up with Lady Avon and reveals that their plan worked. He stole the necklace and now they can sell it for a hefty profit.