No pain. The Long shot

United States, 1955

Film
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Episode number 2 of Series “Alfred Hitchcock presents”.
Two episodes of this fine series on one tape. “No pain”: A paralysed millionaire living in a respirator has a beautiful, young wife. Her straying nature tempts her to pull the plug… will she won’t she? Stars Brian Keith. “The Long shot”: A compulsive gambler, broke and in debt has a loan shark after him, when he fortunately finds a job advertisement for a driver. Seeing it as the perfect way to get out of town he poses as a Londoner, to convince his prospective employer that he is the man for the job. During the journey, he sees that his employer has a bag full of money… what will he be tempted to do? Stars Peter Lawford.

Credits

production company

Shamley Productions

Alfred J Hitchcock Productions

Language

English

Duration

00:52:00:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

39329

Audience classification

PG

Subject categories

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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