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The Alfred Hitchcock Hour - Memo from Purgatory


"Memo from Purgatory" was originally broadcast on 21/Dec/1964 as part of the third season of The Alfred Hitchcock Hour.


Jay is a young writer interested in writing a book on juvenile delinquency. He changes his identity and infiltrates the violent gang "The Barons." He wins the trust of the gang's leader Tiger, but trouble arises when Filene, Tiger's girlfriend, falls in love with Jay. Filene's love, however, is not the only source of tension. Other gang members grow jealous of Jay's growing power within the gang. When gang members break into his room and find his notes, they tell Tiger that Jay is an undercover cop. Jay is sentenced to death by Tiger and the gang. He gets away, but in the process Filene is killed. The murder is witnessed and Tiger and the rest of the gang are hauled off to prison. (TV.com)

DVD Releases

The following official DVD releases contain this episode:

9094.gif The Alfred Hitchcock Hour: The Complete Third Season - Madman Entertainment (Australia, 2013)
PAL 1.33:1

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