Alfred Hitchcock Presents

Season 2 Episode 39

The Dangerous People

Aired Sunday 9:30 PM Jun 23, 1957 on CBS



  • Trivia

  • Quotes

    • Crazed Mental Patient: (about returning to the institution, away from the two "psychos") I want to go back! It's safe there!

    • [Closing Narration]
      Alfred Hitchcock: (no longer blindfolded) That's all for this evening. Uh, I think we shall be back at another time for another story. Until then, good night. (camera focuses in on bullet holes in the wall around Hitchcock)

    • [Opening Narration]
      Alfred Hitchcock: (blindfolded) Good evening. You will excuse me if I speak rapidly, for I haven't much time. I am playing some idiotic children's game. I am supposed to stand against this wall, blindfolded, with my hands tied behind me. While I am standing here waiting for something to happen, you may watch tonight's drama, "The Dangerous People." I shall join you later.

  • Notes

    • This episode is based on the Fredric Brown short story "The Dangerous People" also known as "No Sanctuary". This story was first published in Dime Mystery (March, 1945) and was later collected in Fredric Brown's Mostly Murder (1953).

  • Allusions

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