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Alfred Hitchcock Presents

Party Line (Season 5, Episode 33)
TV Episode | 30 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Helen Parch shares a party line telephone with several others. She likes to talk on the phone quite a bit but also listens in on others. She's warned by the police one day that a Mr. Miller, with whom she once shared the party line, has ...See moreHelen Parch shares a party line telephone with several others. She likes to talk on the phone quite a bit but also listens in on others. She's warned by the police one day that a Mr. Miller, with whom she once shared the party line, has broken out of prison and that her life may be in danger. Years before, Miller needed to contact a doctor when his wife was ill and Helen refused to get off the line. Miller's wife died and he turned to a life of crime. Now he may be after Helen. Written by garykmcd See less
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Director
Hilton A. Green (as Hilton Green)
Writers
Eli Jerome (teleplay) | Henry Slesar (story)
Cinematographer
Status
Edit Released
Updated May 29, 1960

Release date
May 29, 1960 (United States)

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8 cast members
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Alfred Hitchcock
Himself - Host Himself - Host   See fewer
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Judy Canova
Helen Parch Helen Parch   See fewer
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Royal Dano
Mr. Atkins Mr. Atkins   See fewer
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Arch Johnson
Heywood Miller Heywood Miller   See fewer
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Gertrude Flynn
Betty Nubbins Betty Nubbins   See fewer
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Charity Grace
Gertrude Anderson Gertrude Anderson   See fewer
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Ted Knight
Mr. Maynard Mr. Maynard   See fewer
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7.8 / 10 | 156 votes