In "Black Death," Edgar Barrier stars as a doctor who must stop an outbreak of plague before it starts.
Yet, how could he have known that the Institute's pet cat, Jerry, had become infected. No one had a clue...until one of the lab assistants suddenly became ill and dropped dead from plague.
After that, the director and the police worked tirelessly to track down the little lost cat who had scratched the lab assistant...
"Black Death" was written by television scriptwriter Lawrence Goldman and produced/directed by Antony Ellis. Edgar Barrier starred. Also appearing were William Conrad, Mary McGovern, Gil Frye, Jack Edwards, Jim Nusser, Joe Cranston, and Barney Phillips. This episode aired on August 2, 1955.
(Image of Edgar Barrier)