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Alfred Hitchcock Presents - An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge


"An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge" was originally broadcast on 20/Dec/1959 as part of the fifth season of Alfred Hitchcock Presents.


After the Battle of Shiloh a confederate prisoner Peyton Farquhar is taken to Owl Creek Bridge to be hanged for his Souther sympathies. When the trap is sprung his rope breaks and he escapes. He manages to make it home and is almost in the arms of his wife Melissa when his neck snaps suddenly and he dies at the end of the hangman's rope having imagined the entire escape in the seconds before his death. (TV.com)

DVD Releases

The following official DVD releases contain this episode:

9082.gif Alfred Hitchcock Presents: Season Five - Universal (USA, 2012)
Amazon (USA)
NTSC 1.33:1

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