Armchair Theatre (1956–1974)

The Witching Hour 

Jack Brookfield, a gambler with clairvoyant and hypnotic powers, is able to win at cards through his unique gift. But when he inadvertently hypnotizes young Clay Thorne, Thorne kills an ... See full summary »

Director:

James Ferman

Writers:

Martyn Coleman (play), Leslie Duncan (teleplay)

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Cast

Episode credited cast:
Frances Day ... Helen Manning
Thora Hird ... Miss Ogilvie
Brian Oulton ... The butler
Dennis Price ... A.B. Murdoch
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Storyline

Jack Brookfield, a gambler with clairvoyant and hypnotic powers, is able to win at cards through his unique gift. But when he inadvertently hypnotizes young Clay Thorne, Thorne kills an enemy of Brookfield's while under a trance. No one believes Brookfield's protestations that Thorne is innocent of any murderous intent, so Brookfield teams up with retired lawyer Martin Prentice in hopes of saving the young man from the gallows. Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

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Genres:

Drama

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Language:

English

Release Date:

2 November 1958 (UK) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

ABC Weekend Television See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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