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Alfred Hitchcock Presents - Banquo's Chair


"Banquo's Chair" (directed by Alfred Hitchcock) was originally broadcast on 03/May/1959 as part of the fourth season of Alfred Hitchcock Presents.


A wealthy woman named Miss Ferguson is murdered and a Scotland Yard detective is determined to force the lead suspect John Bedford to confess. The detective stages an elaborate hoax, hiring actress May Thorpe to play the ghost of Ferguson. The hoax goes off as planned, as the ghost appears and Bedford confesses. Later, Thorpe arrives and apologizes for being late. She asks if she is too late to give her performance. (TV.com)

DVD Releases

This episode is available on the following DVDs:

9078.gif Alfred Hitchcock Presents: Season Four - Universal (USA, 2009)
Amazon (USA)
NTSC 1.33:1
6307.gif Alfred Hitchcock Présente: La Série TV, Les Épisodes en VOST - Universal (France, 2006)
Amazon (France)
PAL 1.33:1
6301.gif Alfred Hitchcock Presents: volume 1 - Universal (USA, 1999)
NTSC 1.33:1

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