This screening is free to the public, with a suggested donation of $10.
To celebrate his 98th birthday, actor Norman Lloyd stops by the Egyptian Theatre for a selection of eerie classic episodes from “Alfred Hitchcock Presents.” Lloyd was brought to Hollywood to play a supporting part in Hitchcock's SABOTEUR (1942). The director later used Lloyd in SPELLBOUND (1945) and other films, and made him an associate producer on the successful, long-running TV show.
Episodes included in the program:
“The Jar” (1964, 48 min). Norman Lloyd directs this episode about a jar containing a mysterious mass of… something. Based on a story by Ray Bradbury.
“Man From the South” (1960, 26 min). Norman Lloyd directs this macabre episode set in a Las Vegas casino, starring an unbeatable duo of Steve McQueen and Peter Lorre. Based on a story by Roald Dahl.
“The Little Man Who Was There” (1960, 25 min). Evangelical locals think the Little Man (Norman Lloyd) might be the Devil incarnate.
“Incident in a Small Jail” (1961, 25 min). Norman Lloyd directs this bone-chilling episode following a suspected serial killer and a salesman stuck in the same house - with a lynch mob waiting outside.
“Maria” (1961, 25 min). Norman Lloyd stars as Leo Thorby, a fellow who mistakenly thinks he buys a chimp, when in fact his purchase is a woman, Maria, in a monkey costume. Things get iffy when Maria seems to be out to ruin Leo’s marriage.