Guests For Dinner, Murder In Eden, A Gunman Has Escaped, On Edge

The sixth in the Turn Of Fate short television movies, Guests For Dinner (top left image) is from 1957.

Set in France, Dr. Alex Farget (Richard Hale) meets an old friend Dr. Jacques Roland (Charles Boyer) who is obviously in a disturbed state of mind.

He tells him why, how he met and married a girl who sets the table for unseen guests.

He thinks it’s her strange father’s influence on her, so he kills him.

However, on their honeymoon she sets the table as before. All the time it wasn’t her father but her.

Roland confesses to the police and serves time in prison, his wife dies in an institution but he’s now a broken man.

Movie pages here.