Suspense's "Nobody Loves Me" stars Peter Lorre in a sad and disturbing episode about a man who expresses his own agony through murder.
As the episode opens, Joe Reece enters a busy police station and pulls out a gun. He is willing to surrender himself, and the whereabouts of a missing woman, but first the officers must listen to his life story.
The story of how he became a murderer began when...
"Nobody Loves Me" was written by Herbert Clyde Lewis and Silvia Richards. William Spier produced and directed. Peter Lorre, in the last of his six appearances on Suspense, starred as Joe Reece. Wally Maher and Joseph Kearns appeared as the police officers. This episode aired on August 30, 1945.
Here also is an intriguing video of this Suspense broadcast that was created by adding a simple series of illustrations. At first, this video moves slowly, but give it a few minutes, and you wil be hooked into this story!
For more information about this YouTube video, "Peter Lorre: Nobody Loves Me Pt. 1," click here.
For Part Two of "Peter Lorre: Nobody Loves Me" click here.
For Part three of "Peter Lorre: Nobody Loves Me" click here.
(Image of Peter Lorre by Yousuf Karsh from Wikimedia Commons)