The Alfred Hitchcock Hour: The Life Work of Juan Diaz

Los Angeles: Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS], 1964. Vintage photograph showing three images of prop mummified bodies stacked against a wall from the set of Season Three, Episode Four of the 1962-1965 television anthology show, which originally aired on October 26, 1964 on CBS.

Based on the short story by Ray Bradbury, who also wrote the teleplay, first published in the September 1963 issue of "Playboy" and subsequently in the 1964 collection "The Machineries of Joy." After a gravedigger exhumes her husband's mummified remains and exhibits it with others for tourists, an impoverished widow steals it and puts it on display herself, remembering her husband's last wish to always provide for the family.

10 x 8 inches. Near Fine.


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