Alfred Hitchcock Presents

Season 6 Episode 5

The Five Forty-eight

Aired Sunday 9:30 PM Oct 25, 1960 on CBS

Episode Recap

James Blake leaves his office and is stalked by a woman named Iris Dent. She follows him onto a train and pulls a gun on him. Apparently, Iris is James's former secretary. She is also is former lover. She was fired when James began to worry that his wife might find out. Iris is back for revenge. She follows him off the train and forces him to kneel in the dirt. She does not kill James; she only wanted to humiliate him.