Karen Edwards, her older sister Joan, and Joan's husband Bart rob motels by using trickery rather than violence. Their robbery of the upscale Monticello Hotel goes awry when the manager returns to the office unexpectedly and Bart is forced to shoot him. Though critically injured, the manager is able to give Dan Mathews essential information about the perpetrators. At Karen's urging, the increasingly reckless Bart goes ahead with his plans to rob the Eagle Motel at gunpoint. Joan is fearful of facing a murder charge and gives a description of Bart and his vehicle when she and Karen are stopped by a Highway Patrol officer. Dan Mathews spots the car, and is ultimately forced to face Bart in a man-to-man gun battle.Written by
Karen Edwards drives a 1955 Dodge Custom Royal Lancer. Bart and Joan drive a 1956 Plymouth Belvedere convertible. See more »
During the confrontation with the manager of the Monticello Motel a Highway Patrol Buick with its antenna and spotlights is clearly visible parked opposite the door. See more »
To criminals seeking new sources of revenue, the motel, prosperous and often isolated, presents an inviting target. As a prelude to crime, early one Saturday morning, Karen Edwards checked out of a plush motel and headed for a nearby rendezvous.
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Engaging episode of a good series
I did not expect much from this series. For one,I'd never heard of it. It is old,and in black and white..
However,this show turned out to be a pleasant surprise.
This episode is a good example of the whole series. The case and plot is straightforward,the cast is reasonably talented,and the show is well-made.
I like it,check it out!
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