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Three Wives Too Many 

One of a bigamist's 4 wives, takes it on her own to track down and kill the other three women.

Director:

Joseph M. Newman (as Joseph Newman)

Writers:

Kenneth Fearing (short story), Arthur A. Ross (teleplay)
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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself - Host
Teresa Wright ... Marion Brown
Dan Duryea ... Raymond Brown
Linda Lawson Linda Lawson ... Lucille Brown
Jean Hale ... Bernice Brown
Steve Gravers ... Lieutenant Storber (as Steven Gravers)
Robert Cornthwaite ... Mr. Bleeker
Lew Brown Lew Brown ... Detective Lanning
Dee J. Thompson Dee J. Thompson ... Sister-in-Law
Duane Grey ... Detective Millard
David Fresco ... Brother-in-Law
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Storyline

Raymond Brown has wives in Baltimore, Newark, Hartford, and Boston. His wealthiest wife is also the oldest, and she visits the other wives, killing each by lacing a drink with cyanide, so that Brown will be all hers. When Brown discovers her treachery, he threatens to tell the police, but she reminds him that he is a bigamist with a motive for the murders. Written by Lewis O. Amack

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Language:

English

Release Date:

3 January 1964 (USA) See more »

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Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Lew Brown who played Detective Lanning would be re-teamed with Steve Gravers who played Lieutenant Storber 8 years later in the 'Short Fuse' episode of Columbo. He would then once again play a detective in the 'Candidate for Crime' episode of Columbo in 1973. See more »

Goofs

When Raymond calls Marion from the pay phone, he tells the operator to place a collect call. When Marion answers the phone she immediately begins talking to him. The operator never told her it was a collect call and ask her if she wanted to accept it before connecting them. See more »

Quotes

Alfred Hitchcock - Host: Richard was not only guilty of simple bigamy. In his case, it was more like trigonometry. He is now in a well-known federal prison. You see, the law took the position that he must be punished... as though having four wives were not punishment enough.
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In the closing credits, David Fresco is listed as playing "The Bother in Law" See more »

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''A man who could get along with so many women''
27 August 2017 | by darrenpearce111See all my reviews

Teresa Wright is so extremely charming in this even as she plots and murders. Fun to see her in such a different role. The story doesn't matter that much as its the light and fluffy side of this show. Great actress outshining other beautiful women younger than herself as the other wives.


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