In "The Walls Came Tumbling Down," a society columnist becomes involved in a mystery involving two missing Bibles.
As the episode opens, Mr. Darcy, a columnist of "cafe society chatter," is in his office. His secretary enters and announces that he has a visitor, a priest. At first, Darcy is amused, but then it turns out that his visitor is Father Walsh, one of his teachers from grade school.
Father Walsh has come to tell Darcy about the peculiar man who came to see him three days earlier. This stranger had demanded that Father Walsh give him the Bibles marked "EB." The stranger also told him that he had just three days to help him find the "Walls of Jericho." Father Walsh doesn't have the Bibles, and he doesn't know where to find the "Walls of Jericho." Can Darcy help Father Walsh sove the mystery?
"The Walls Came Tumbling Down" was written by Jo Eisinger from his novel of the same name, which also became a film in 1946. William Spier produced and directed. Keenan Wynn starred as Mr. Darcy. Also appearing were Herb Butterfield, Hans Conried, Wendell Holmes, John McIntire, and Jane Morgan. This episode aired on June 29, 1944.
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