The series ended without acknowledging this was the final episode. Announcer Ed Herlihy simply said to stay tuned for "news about the new programs coming next Wednesday." After commercials, Herlihy says "Next week, October 8th, Milton Berle!" introducing a filmed promo for the premiere of Kraft Music Hall, then Bat Masterson which follows it. There was no regular closing credits listing the cast and crew.
Goof: The cards used to superimpose the opening credits over the action get out of order. Writer Jerome Coopersmith's credit appears twice in the opening, and Jonathan Harris' name, rather than being listed with the rest of the cast cast, appears uncredited after the producer.
The story is set in Holland in 1934.
Jan Sterling appears after the play to plug next week's episode in which she co-stars.
After the credits, Shelley Winters appears in a filmed clip promoting next week's episode in which she stars.
Mildred Dunnock appears after the play as herself to plug upcoming episodes.
Jill Corey performs the original song "I Told a Lie to My Darling." It was released by Columbia Records.
Burt Brinkerhoff appears as himself following the play to plug next week's episode. Also, a small scene is enacted from that story.
Rip Torn appears as himself after the play to promote next week's episode.
Ferlin Husky sings "Pick-a-Nick-in'" and "I Feel Better All Over".
After the play, Cliff Roberston appears as himself, standing by an NBC color camera, to plug the next three episodes of Kraft.
The story is introduced by columnist and author Jim Bishop with a few words about reporters. He also comes back afterward to champion their important role in freedom.
There was much time to kill this week. During the end credits, announcer Ed Herlihy goes over the highlights of each actor's resume as their names appear. Robert Preston appears as himself to plug next week's episode. Herlihy then does a live PSA for US Savings Bonds (paying 3.25% interest). That's followed by the announcer talking at great length about how Kraft Television Theatre is the oldest series on TV, the types of plays they've produced, and how the audience response is important.
Following the play, Roland Winters appears as himself to plug next week's episode.
Robert Webber appears as himself following the play to promote upcoming episodes of the series. Wally Cox appears in a brief promotional bit at the close for the next episode, The Roaring 20th.
Roddy McDowall appears as himself in the close to plug next week's episode starring Sal Mineo.
Announcer Charles Stark states in the opening voice-over that this is the "510th play in this Wednesday evening series."
Announcer Charles Stark states this is "the 508th play in this Wednesday evening series." In the closing, he notes how television technology has changed since their first episode on May 7, 1947, and that Kraft is the oldest program on television.
For the episode's end credits, each member of the cast is seen dining and chatting at the delicatessen. As each is shown onscreen, announcer Charles Stark notes their other appearances on the series, film, or theatre.
In the opening voice-over, announcer Charles Stark states this is the "474th play in the Wednesday evening series."