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Alfred Hitchcock Presents - Incident in a Small Jail


"Incident in a Small Jail" was originally broadcast on 21/Mar/1961 as part of the sixth season of Alfred Hitchcock Presents.


A traveling salesman, Leon Gorwald, arrives in a small town and is promptly arrest for jaywalking and placed into jail. The sheriff arrives with the suspected murderer of a young girl. He tosses the suspected murderer into the cell next to Leon. The mood of the towns people begins to grow ugly and a lynch mob assembles. The sheriff decides to move the alleged killer for his safety, but is knocked unconscious. The suspect switches clothes with Gorwald and forces him into a cell. The mob rushes the jail but Gorwald is saved in the nick of time. The charges against him are dropped and he leaves town. He later stops for a pretty hitchhiker who accepts his offer of a ride without knowing that he is the actual killer. (TV.com)

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