In "Voyage Through Darkness," Olivia de Havilland and Reginald Gardner star as two lovers on a cruise ship, brought together by the search for a stowaway criminal.
The episode opens in 1939, before the war, as Judith Webster explains that her position as a traveling companion to an elderly, wealthy woman now only involves that woman's final burial arrangements. She is to escort the body back to America by ship for a burial-at-sea.
Judith dutifully follows through on her somber responsiblities and is relieved to board the ship at Southhampton. Once onboard, her mood lightens, despite the news that a criminal called "the Blackout Killer" is loose and possibly on board.
She goes out on deck to watch the lights of the city disappear against the horizon, when a man appears from behind one of the lifeboats...
"Voyage Through Darkness" was written by Joel Malone and produced/directed by William Spier. Olivia de Havilland and Reginald Gardner starred. Also appearing were Herbert Rawlinson and Joseph Kearns. This episode aired on September 7, 1944.
At the end of this episode Olivia de Havilland delivers a message on behalf of the government about the need for women to engage in war work.
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