Season 1 Episode 27 1961 , Hosted by Boris Karloff , A man is framed for his lover’s murder, but the actual murderer is overwhelmed by a desire to confess.
Edward Platt, well-known for later playing The Chief on TV’s Get Smart, turns in a notable performance as the husband of the victim. The episode is based on a story by Cornell Woolrich, a writer whose personal life was almost as bizarre as the situations he dreamed up for his fiction. Another Woolrich story, “It Had to Be Murder,” was the inspiration for Alfred Hitchcock’s classic film Rear Window.
Written by: Donald S. Sanford , from a story by Cornell Woolrich
Directed by: Herschel Daugherty
Starring: Larry Pennell , Edward Platt , and Steve Mitchell
Original Air Date: April 4, 1961