In "Self Defense," Marsha Hunt stars as a woman who marries for money but then decides she wants love.
As the episode opens, Barbara Newell runs into Fred Dexter, an old boyfriend that she hasn't seen in six years. Their relationship ended when Barbara dumped him to marry someone with money. Now, she isn't happy in her marriage, but she is happy to see Fred.
That night, Barbara's husband annouces that he has to take an extended business trip. Barbara is glad to hear it! She spends the next few weeks with Fred, even though she knows that is wrong. Then, at a party, she meets Alex Maynard. Suddenly, she is love! Will Barbara ever decide what she wants, or will fate decide for her?
"Self Defense" was written by Arthur Julian and Howard Leeds. William Spier produced and directed. Marsha Hunt starred. Also appearing were Wally Maher and Joseph Kearns. This episode aired on October 16, 1947.
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