In "The Companion," two hysterical women convince themselves that their home companion is trying to kill them
Mrs. Lois Hughes is unhappy that her husband is frequently away on business. It makes her nervous to be home at night with only her invalid mother for company. In order to ease her fears, she hires Miss Lord, sight unseen, to live with them as their home companion.
As soon as Miss Lord moves in, Mrs. Hughes becomes concerned that there is something wrong. Strange things seem to be happening in their house. With a terrible storm outside, and no one to help them, Mrs. Hughes and her mother frantically try to escape the home companion that they believe is a psychopath.
"The Companion" was written by Walter Black and produced/directed by Paul Roberts. Elizabeth Lawrence played Lois, Rita Lloyd played Mrs. Lord, and Virginia Payne played Lois' mother. This episode aired on November 15, 1959.
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