Hosted by Boris Karloff
Guest Stars: Constance Ford, John Baragrey, Christine White, Harriet E. MacGibbon, Dan Tobin
Directed by Mitchell Leisen
(actor & director credits courtesy IMDB.com)
A manipulative golddigger, after discovering a secret in her dead uncle's diary, tries to blackmail his wealthy sister.
Actress Constance Ford gives a convincing performance as the money-grubbing woman who stops at nothing to gain the inheritance she believes she's been cheated out of in this installment, resorting to increasingly violent acts. It makes for a compelling and entertaining hour, and it's a credit to Ford and director Leisen that they build her character's menace without going over the top. A subplot featuring the handyman who rents Ford's character her apartment doesn't seem to go anywhere, but the rest of the script is pretty tight and well-constructed.