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.
Lewis O. Amack
Did You Know?
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
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
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.
In the closing credits, David Fresco is listed as playing "The Bother in Law" See more