Girl with a Secret

Written by Charles Beaumont, from a novel by Charlotte Armstrong
Directed by Mitchell Leisen
Starring Myrna Fahey, Rhodes Reason, Cloris Leachman, Ellen Corby,
      and Victor Buono
Originally aired on November 15, 1960

A woman faces danger and death when she discovers—and must help protect—her new husband's shocking secret.

This episode is notable for featuring early performances from three actors who eventually became big stars: Cloris Leachman, who later starred in TV's Phyllis, a spin-off of The Mary Tyler Moore Show; Ellen Corby, who gained great fame in the 1970s playing the grandmother in TV's The Waltons; and Victor Buono, who went on to deliver an acclaimed performance in the Grand Guignol thriller What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962) and later had countless guest parts in TV classics such as The Wild Wild West, Batman, and Night Gallery.

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