Alfred Hitchcock Presents

Season 1 Episode 35

The Legacy

Aired Sunday 9:30 PM May 27, 1956 on CBS



  • Quotes

    • (Closing Narration)
      Alfred Hitchcock: I suppose you're wondering how I escaped. Fortunately, my captor missed a few freudian overturns of our story, I should like to offer a brief explanation. Irene Cole was an extrovert, who suffered from a regressive libido, an oedipus complex, schizophrenia and an extremely low sales resistance. Prince Burhan's sports car was obviously the symbol for his mother. He always wanted to drive her mad and the accident wasn't caused by defective brakes at all. The automobile was psychosomatic, it has since undergone analysis and is now well-adjusted. I hope this makes everything clear. And now, before I return, my sponsor will indulge in a bit of symbolism of his own. For which I can offer no explanation. (Fade to commercial.)
      Alfred Hitchcock: I hope you enjoyed that, I knew Freud would have. Join us again next week when we shall be back with another story. Good night.