Escape's "Roulette" is the story of a young man on holiday who becomes involved in a dangerous intrigue.
Richard Ferris was supposed to spend his summer bicycling through France, but when he tired of the scenery, he sold his bicycle in Avignon and spent the money at the roulette tables in Monte Carlo. In a short time, that left him with only enough money to get back to England.
Richard was content to go back home and start Trinity College the following week, but then he met...Tina.
She tells Richard that she saw him lose his money at the roulette table, and she wants to help. All he has to do is accompany her to Ankara, and she will give him 50,000 francs. Richard, overwhelmed by the beauty and spirit of Tina, agrees to the deal.
Now, they are on the train to Naples, in the hopes of crossing to Ankara by boat. Will they make it?
"Roulette" was written by Antony Ellis and produced/directed by Norman MacDonnell. Terry Kilburn starred as Richard. Also appearing were John Dehner, Alberto Morin, Georgia Ellis, Lou Krugman, and Edgar Barrier. This episode aired on October 8, 1950.
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