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Season 9 Episode 1

The Diamond as Big as the Ritz

Aired Wednesday 9:00 PM Sep 28, 1955 on NBC
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The Diamond as Big as the Ritz
This satire of the wealthy centers on prep school student Percy Washington, who becomes friends with schoolmate John Unger. Percy invites John to spend the holidays at his family's isolated Montana mansion. It sits atop a monutain of solid diamond. John begins to worry about his safety when he learns the the father, Mr. Washington, is paranoid about his wealth. He shoots down planes that fly over the house and then kills the pilots. The crazed patriarch does the same with children who drop in.moreless

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