Dark Shadows
January 1967



       Episode 136 (Partial Kinescope)
       Tape Date: December 29, 1966 (ABC #1-DRK-67)
       Air Date:  January 2, 1967 Monday
       Writer:    Ron Sproat
       Director:  Lela Swift

          Roger is pacing around in the drawing room. There's a knock at
       the front door. Roger quickly goes and answers it. It's the Garners,
       father and son. Roger is surprised to see the younger Garner there
       and remarks, "I didn't know Frank was coming." Richard Garner tells
       him, "Frank thought he could help. We got here as quickly as we
       could." Roger tells them, "I want to start divorce proceedings as
       soon as possible." Richard Garner asks, "You said on the phone that
       there were complications. What are they?" Roger replies, "I'm in
       trouble, Garner, the worst trouble of my life!" Richard Garner asks,
       "What?" Roger replies, "Let's talk about that later. Let's talk
       about the divorce first." They go into the drawing room and talk
       about the divorce. Richard Garner asks, "What kind of financial
       settlement does she want?" Roger replies, "None. She just wants
       David" He abruptly says, "Oh, yes, Frank. It's good that you're
       here. Vicky would like to see you." He goes out into the foyer and
       shouts, "Vicky!" Vicky comes downstairs. Roger tells her, "Frank
       Garner is here. Perhaps you two would like to go into the other
       room and talk." Frank and Vicky go into the room under the stairs.
       When Roger goes back into the drawing room, Richard Garner remarks,
       "I get the distinct impression you were trying to get rid of Frank."
       Roger replies, "I was. I have something I'd like to discuss with
       you in private. It's the manslaugther charge. Burke's trying to
       prove his innocence. He might try to use Laura. I want to get her
       out of town as soon as possible. I want to give her the two things
       she wants - a divorce and David - and get her out of here."
          Frank tells Vicky, "We're thinking of opening a branch office in
       Collinsport. I'll be living and working there. Too bad you might not
       have a job here anymore." Vicky, puzzled, asks, "What do you mean?"
       Frank tells her, "Mrs. Collins wants to take David with her." Vicky
       is surprised. She tells Frank, "I hadn't been told." Though the
       expression on her face is sad, she says, "I'm happy for David if
       she can give him the kind of love he needs."
          At the Evan's cottage, Sam is painting. He hears a car come up
       the drive and quickly covers the painting up. Maggie comes in.
       She asks, "How's the masterpiece?" and is about to lift the cover
       when Sam snaps at her, "DON'T!" Maggie tries to ask him what's wrong
       but can't get a straight answer from him.
          Richard Garner remarks to Roger, "I get the feeling you're hiding
       something about that old manslaughter charge from me." Roger denies
       that he is. Richard Garner asks, "You have been telling me the truth,
       haven't you? You are innocent?" Roger replies, "Of course I am! I'm
       innocent and have nothing to fear!" Richard Garner asks, "Then why
       the hurry to get Laura out of town?" Roger replies, "I just want it
       settled as quickly as possible. I have reasons of my own." Garner
       remarks, "Well, if that's all, I'd best be going back now. It's a
       long drive back to Bangor." He goes out to the foyer and calls,
       "Frank!" Frank Garner comes out of the doorway under the stairs.
       The Garners leave.
          Vicky goes into the drawing room and tells Roger, "Frank tells
       me I may not have a job here much longer. He says Mrs. Collins is
       going to take David, and with David gone, you're not going to need
       a governess." Roger replies, "I suppose we won't. I'm sorry about
       that." Vicky replies, "As long as David is happy. I'm worried about
       David, though. He's been having some very strange, frightening
       dreams." She tells him about David's dreams, about how she once
       found him in the middle of one saying, "Fire! Fire!" over and over
       again.
          At the Evan's cottage, Sam mutters the word, "Fire." Maggie asks,
       "Fire? What are you talking about?" Sam replies, "Oh, nothing. It's
       just that there are some wonderful colors in fire." Maggie tells him,
       "Goodnight. I've got to get up early tomorrow." and goes into her
       bedroom. Sam goes to the painting, lifts the cover and looks at it
       briefly. He then goes and pours himself a drink and drinks it. He
       then puts out the light and leaves. Maggie, dressed in a nightgown,
       comes back out into the living room and asks, "Pop? Pop?" Not
       finding him anywhere, she goes to the picture, lifts the cover and
       takes a look.
          Roger dismisses David's strange dreams and behavior as just
       nervousness about his mother coming back. He tells Vicky that his
       refusal to see Laura is probably because he doesn't know what to
       say to her. He tells her, "Talk to him, Vicky.  You have a lot of
       influence over him. Try to get him to see his mother." He adds,
       "I'm sure we can keep you on after David's gone. We'll find something
       else for you to do." The clock strikes midnight. Vicky remarks, "I'd
       better get to bed."
          Maggie is sitting in the living room, a strange expression on
       her face. Sam returns. He turns on the lights and notices Maggie
       sitting there. He remarks, "I thought you went to bed." She replies,
       "I did, but I heard the front door and wondered where you went. Pop,
       I saw it. I saw the painting." Sam replies, "I thought I told you
       not to!" Maggie replies, "But I did. Why did you paint, it, Pop?
       Why did you paint something like that? It's horrible!" Sam replies,
       "I don't know, I really don't know. It's as if I had no control of
       myself, as if some outside force is forcing me to paint it." Maggie
       tells him, "That doesn't make any sense. This is starting to scare
       me, Pop." Sam replies, "It more than scares me. I'm terrified..."
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       Episode 137
       Tape Date: December 23, 1966 (ABC #2-DRK-67)
       Air Date:  January 3, 1967 Tuesday
       Writer:    Malcolm Marmorstein
       Director:  Lela Swift

          Sam is sitting at the bar at the Blue Whale, drinking. The sheriff
       comes in and asks Sam is he knows where Roger is. Sam replies that
       he doesn't. The sheriff leaves.  Sam places a telephone call.
       At Collinwood, Roger answers the phone in the foyer. Sam asks,
       "What's going on, Roger? The sheriff was just here looking for you."
       Roger replies that he doesn't know. Sam tells him, "Come down here,
       Roger, there's something I'd like to show you somethihgn strange."
       Roger asks, "What?" Sam replies, "I can't tell you over the phone.
       I have to show you." Carolyn comes down the stairs into the foyer.
       Roger suddenly says, "Yes. I'll do that. Thank you for calling me."
       and hangs up. Noticing that Carolyn is dressed to go out, Roger asks
       her where she's going. Carolyn replies, "Laura has decided to start
       staying in the cottage tonight. I'm going into town to get her things
       for her." Carolyn looks at herself in a mirror on the wall to the
       right of the front doors* and asks, "What's the story? Are you and
       Laura getting back together?" Roger replies, "No, she's just going
       to be staying here temporarily." Roger puts on his coat. Carolyn
       asks, "You going out too? Maybe we can go in the same car." Roger
       declines, saying he's going elsewhere. They both leave. The sheriff
       calls Collinwood, but no one answers the phone.
          Burke goes into the Blue Whale. He sees Sam sitting at a table
       and sits down at Sam's table. He tells him, "This is your last
       chance, Sam. The roof is going to fall in on you soon. For Maggie's
       sake, I don't want to see you go to jail." He explains, "This is
       your last chance to come forward with what you know. I don't really
       need your testimony anymore. Laura's back." Roger arrives. Burke
       remarks sarcastically, "Good luck on your reconciliation with your
       wife!" Roger warns him to stay away from Laura, saying, "She may look
       like she's well, but she's her condition's still very delicate. Any
       little thing could cause her to break down again." Burke refuses to
       believe him. Roger tells Burke that Laura is moving back to
       Collinwood. Burke is dumbfounded. He doesn't believe it. Carolyn
       comes in. Roger tells her, "Carolyn, tell Mr. Devlin why you've
       come to town." Carolyn replies, "To bring Laura's luggage to
       Collinwood." Roger tells Burke, "See, Burke? How does it feel to
       lose?" Burke is speechless, thinking his plans to use Laura are
       kaput because Laura and  Roger are getting back together. Roger
       remarks, "I'd better be going now. I have some things to do." He
       asks Carolyn, "Coming, Carolyn?" Carolyn replies, "No, I think
       I'll stay here for awhile." Roger remarks, "It looks like Mr. Devlin
       needs some cheering up!" and leaves. Sam remarks, "I think I'd
       better be leaving too" and leaves. Carolyn sits down with Burke and
       tries to talk to him, but finds him uncommunicative.
          The sheriff calls his office from a telephone booth somewhere and
       asks, "Mike? Get confirmation on that teletype from Phoenix yet?
       You did? I'm going to continue to look for Roger Collins.
       Goodnight."
          Roger and Sam enter the Evan's cottage. Sam is explaining
       to Roger why Burke was sitting with him at the Blue Whale, "But I
       didn't invite him to sit down. He just did." Roger asks, "What did
       you bring me here for?" Sam replies, "Let's discuss Laura first.
       Is she going to help Burke?" Roger replies, "She has no intention of
       helpng Burke. She's just back to get David. Now what do you want?"
       Sam replies, "I want you to look at a picture." Roger angrily
       tells him, "That's it? You dragged me all the way down here just to
       look at one of your pictures?! I have no desire to look at any of
       your pictures!" Sam replies, "You'll want to see this one. Something
       strange is happening. It's like I have no control over what I'm
       painting, as if something is using me, forcing me to paint it."
       He uncovers the painting. Like his "first draft", it is of a blond
       woman surrounded by fire, but unlike the first painting, which had
       a generic, nondescript blond woman, the identity of the woman in
       this painting is clear. It is Laura. Roger exclaims, "That's my
       wife!" Sam asks, "What's happening, Roger? Can you tell me?"
       Roger angrily replies, "You're nothing but a drunken fool" and
       leaves. Sam picks up a knife and raises it, preparing to destroy
       the painting, but finds he cannot and drops it.
          Burke remarks, "I just can't believe Laura is going to share a
       room with Roger again..." Carolyn tell him, "But she isn't! She's
       staying at the cottage, not the main house." Burke cheers up.
          There is a knock at the front doors of Collinwood. Roger answers.
       It's the sheriff. He remarks, "I've been looking for you, Mr.
       Collins." Roger replies, "Well, you've found me. What do you want?"
       The sheriff replies, "I've just received a teletype from the Phoenix
       police department. The report says that a body identified as Laura
       Collins was found burned to death in a fire..."


       * The mirror is where the famous picture of Barnabas would later
         be.
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       Episode 138
       Tape Date: December 28, 1966 (ABC #3-DRK-67)
       Air Date:  January 4, 1967 Wednesday
       Writer:    Malcolm Marmorstein
       Director:  Lela Swift

          The sheriff tells Roger, "Sorry to break the news to you like
       this, but I've heard that Laura was back in town and staying at the
       Inn. I looked her up there, but found that she had moved here. She
       had registered at the hotel 3 days ago, the time the fire in Phoenix
       was." Roger replies, "This is preposterous. There must be an error.
       Anyone can see that!" The sheriff tells him, "That's what I thought
       at first, so I called Phoenix to confirm it. They say their ID is
       positive." Roger asks, "How? Who identified the body?" The sheriff
       replies, "No one. The body was burned beyond recognition. The fire
       destroyed the whole apartment building, but enough remained so they
       could clearly see that it was in her apartment. The body was of a
       woman of the right age, and she was the only resident of the building
       not accounted for." Roger, not satisfied with this, tells the sheriff,
       "It must be some sort of mistake." The sheriff agrees, saying, "Yes,
       it might be. She might have been letting someone stay in her
       apartment. I'd like to speak to your wife." Roger tells him Laura is
       staying in the cottage.
          Roger and the sheriff go to the cottage. The sheriff tells Laura
       he'd like to ask her a few questions and asks "Where do you live?"
       Laura replies, "443 Mesa St, Arizona." The sheriff asks, "When were
       you last there?" Laura replies, "about 8 or 9 days ago." The sheriff
       asks, "But you arrived here only 3 days ago. What were you doing all
       that time?" Laura explains, "I took the train to St. Louis and spent
       a couple of days there. Then I took the train to Boston. From there,
       I took the bus here." The sheriff tells her, "There was a fire in
       you apartment building 3 days ago. The whole building was destroyed.
       Everyone got out safely except for one person. The body of a woman
       burned to death was found in your apartment. Was there anyone staying
       in your apartment?" Laura replies, "No." The sheriff asks, "Do you
       have any idea who it might be?" Laura replies, "No, no idea at all."
       Burke Devlin and Carolyn arrive outside the front doors of
       Collinwood.  Burke remarks, "I guess it would be best not for me to
       go in there." Carolyn jokes, "You'd better not. They've got the whole
       place booby trapped against you." He kisses her goodnight. She opens
       the door and asks him to come in for a few minutes. He jokes, "What
       about the booby traps?" They go in. No one is around. They go and sit
       by the fire. Carolyn remarks, "How nice and warm! Too bad I've got
       to go back out in the cold later to take Laura's bags to her." Burke
       tells her, "No need to bother. I'll save you the trouble and take
       them to her for you."
          Roger returns to Collinwood. He sees Laura's bags nad Burke's coat
       in the foyer. He goes into the drawing room and find Burke and Carolyn
       there. Furious, he shouts, "Carolyn! This man is not welcome in this
       house! He represents the destruction of this family and you with it!"
       Burke retorts, "I represent honesty and truth!" Roger orders him to
       leaves. Burke nonchantly remarks, "I was just leaving anyway."
          Laura stares into the fire at the cottage. There's a knock at the
       door.
          Roger tells Carolyn, "Don't forget to take Laura's bags to her."
       Carolyn replies, "I don't need to. Burke volunteered to do it."
       Roger shouts, "WHAT?!" As soon as Carolyn goes upstairs, Roger goes to
       a gun rack.
          Burke asks Laura about what she plans to do about the manslaughter
       charge. Laura tells him, "I already told you. I can't do anything
       about that until I've got David." Suddenly, the door bursts open
       and Roger comes in holding a shotgun.
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       Episode 139
       Tape Date: December 29, 1966 (ABC #4-DRK-67)
       Air Date:  January 5, 1967 Thursday
       Writer:    Ron Sproat
       Director:  Lela Swift

          Roger shouts, "Stay away from my wife!" Burke replies, "And if I
       refuse?" Roger replies, "I'll kill you. Nothing would give me more
       pleasure." Burke replies, "Then shoot me!" He starts to walk toward
       Roger. Roger warns him, "One more step and I'll shoot!", but Burke
       keeps approaching, saying, "Go ahead! Shoot!" Burke grabs the gun
       from Roger. Laura begs Burke, "Please go. For my sake." Burke replies,
       "OK. I'll go. For you." Roger asks Laura, "What did he want here?"
       Laura replies, "Nothing. He was just bringing my bags here." Roger
       asks, "What were you talking about? His manslaughter charge?" Laura
       tells him, "We were talking about David. All I want is David. I have
       no interest in the past. It'll be the happiest day of my life when I
       get David and leave." After Roger leaves, Laura stares into the fire
       again. In David's room, a voice calls, "David... David..." David
       tosses and turns in bed.
          The next morning, Vicky awakens David. She tells him, "It's time
       you got up! It's 10:30 in the morning!" David groggily explains,
       "I kept waking up last night! I kept having that dream again. My
       mother was in the middle of a room, surrounded by fire, calling,
       "David... David..." Vicky tells him, "I think I know why you keep
       having those dreams. It's because your mind is on your mother. In
       the back of your mind, you really want to see her." Roger comes into
       David's room and tells David, "Your mother is staying in Matthew's
       cottage. You and I are going to see her." David refuses, saying,
       "There's something scary about her!" Roger replies, "That's
       ridiculous! Now come with me or I'll give you a sound spanking!"
       David goes and grabs Vicky. Vicky tells him, "It's all right. Go get
       washed up, David." David shouts to Roger "I'm not going to see her
       and you can't make me!" and runs off. Roger asks Vicky, "What am I
       going to do?" Vicky replies, "I don't think spanking is the answer. I
       think I know why he's afraid of his mother. What he's really afraid
       of is that she'll reject him. I saw a lot of this a the foundling
       home. I think the best thing to do would be to arrange to have them
       meet 'accidently'." She volunteers to engineer such a meeting, then
       asks, "The sheriff was here last night, wasn't he?" Roger replies,
       "Yes. How did you know?" Vicky replies, "I saw his car parked outside
       from my window. What did he want? Is there a problem" Roger replies,
       "No, it was just another example of his incompetence. It would appear
       that a body was found in a fire in Laura's apartment and the Phoenix
       police department thought it was her. It would seem that the Phoenix
       Police department is as incompetent as ours..."
          Vicky takes a tray holding breakfast and coffee to the cabin.
       Noticing the fire, she remarks, "I see you've built a fire." Laura
       replies, "Yes. I always like a nice fire." She asks, "Does David
       want to see me yet?" Vicky replies, "No, not yet, but I'm sure he
       will after he gets over his stage fright." Laura asks, "Does he ever
       talk about me?" Vicky replies, "All the time. He was always talking
       about how much he loved you and wanted you to come back." Laura asks,
       "Could you do me a favor? Could you get me a lock of his hair?"
       Vicky, puzzled, asks, "A lock of his hair?" Laura shows her the
       locket she's wearing and explains, "I have a lock of his baby hair in
       this locket. It's an heirloom. Roger gave it to me on our wedding
       night. I want a lock of his hair now to go with it." Vicky tells
       Laura her idea of having her and David run into each other
       "accidently". She tells her, "I take David out for a walk every day
       after his lessons are done from 4:30 to 5:00. I think the greenhouse
       would be a good place." Laura suggests Widow's Hill instead.  Vicky
       asks, "Widows Hill?" Laura explains, "When he was a little boy, I
       used to take him there to look out at the ships. I think it he
       might accept me more easily if we went to a place he had fond
       memories of." Vicky agrees and tells her, "He needs you." Laura
       replies, "And I need him. You have no idea how much. Nobody does..."
          Vicky takes David on his usual afternoon walk. They go to Widow's
       Hill. After walking around for awhile, David starts to get bored and
       tells Vicky, "Let's go somewhere else." Vicky tries to keep him there
       until Laura comes by pointing out into the distance and asking, "Hey!
       Isn't that a ship?" David looks and replies, "I think so!" Vicky
       asks, "Where do you think it's going?" David replies, "Maybe it's
       an ocean liner going around the world to all sorts of places!" Laura
       pops out and asks, "Like Madagascar? You remember how we used to talk
       about far off places, how you asked me about Madagascar because you
       liked the sound of the name, don't you? I know all about far away
       places now. Please come to me, David!" She stretches out her arms and
       starts to walk toward him. David shrinks back in fear. Vicky, seeing
       how close David is to the edge of the cliff, shouts, "David! Watch
       out!" David falls off the cliff, just managing to grab the edge as
       he goes over. Hanging on for his life, he screams, "Help me!"
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       Episode 140
       Tape Date: December 30, 1966 (ABC #5-DRK-67)
       Air Date:  January 6, 1967 Friday
       Writer:    Malcolm Marmorstein
       Director:  Lela Swift

          Vicky screams, "DAVID!", grabs his arms and pulls him up. She asks,
       "David! Why did you do that?" David replies, "I don't know. Something
       about her eyes scare me." Vicky tells him, "David, look how much
       you've hurt her. She came so far to see you and you won't see her.
       Look. She's crying." David looks at Laura. Laura is indeed crying.
       Vicky tells David, "She needs you, David. Go to her and give her the
       love you both need." David pauses then goes to Laura.
          In the drawing room at Collinwood, Roger puts a tray bearing a
       pitcher of martinis he has just made on the coffee table and sits
       down on the sofa beside Elizabeth. He pours one for himself and one
       for her. Taking a sip from his, he remarks, "I wonder what the
       Phoenix Tom-Tom or whatever they call the paper out there  is
       saying today." Elizabeth asks, "Phoenix? Why?" Roger tells her about
       the body found in Laura's apartment. Elizabeth starts to talk about
       David and Laura, but Roger interrupts, "It's your daughter you should
       be worrying about right now." He tells her about Carolyn bringing
       Burke into the house again and Burke going to Laura's cottage.
       He concludes, "I'm sure he used Carolyn to get close to Laura."
       David, Laura and Vicky come in. David excitedly tells Laura, "Come
       up and see my room!" They go upstairs. Vicky goes into the drawing
       room. Roger asks, "How did you do it?" Vicky tells them about what
       happened, about how Laura broke down and cried and David went to
       her. She concludes by saying, "I was afraid he was going to say
       what he said after the first time he saw her but he didn't."
       Elizabeth asks, "And what was that?" Vicky replies, "That she wasn't
       his mother." Elizabeth remarks, "Why on Earth would he say a thing
       like that?"
          Everyone is sitting at the kitchen table having dinner. David has
       just finished his desert, some kind of ice cream or pudding in a
       long goblet. Elizabeth remarks to Laura, "Is something wrong? You
       haven't touched your dinner." Laura replies, "No, I'm just not very
       hungry tonight." Roger jokes, "Maybe I should get Mrs. Johnson a more
       up-to-date cookbook." David exclaims, "Yeah! Maybe we could have
       hamburgers for dinner every night!" David and Roger, both having
       finished, excuse themselves and leave. Elizabeth tells Laura of
       David's strange statement that she wasn't his mother. She then warns
       her against seeing Burke Devlin, saying, "He's out to destroy the
       family. Seeing him could endanger your chances of getting David."
       Laura assure her, "He was a good friend of mine at one time, but
       I have no intention of becoming an ally of his now."
          In the drawing room, Roger tells Vicky, "I thought I told you
       not to mention what David said to Elizabeth." Vicky replies, "David
       was so insistent that that wasn't his mother that I thought it would
       be best to bring it out into the opens to clear it up." Roger remarks,
       "I've got a way to do that ." He calls to David, who's busy poking
       into the fire with a poker, and tells him to come to the sofa.
       He asks him, "Why did you that wasn't your mother?" David replies,
       "I don't know." Roger opens a photo album and shows David a picture
       and asks, "Is that your mother?" David replies, "Yes." He shows
       David a few more picture, asking each time, "Is that your mother?"
       Each time David replies, "Yes." Roger concludes, "Granted, those
       picture are 10 years old, but surely you've got to see that the woman
       staying here is the same woman, that she is your mother". David
       replies, "Yes." Laura, who's standing outside in the foyer, hears
       this. She walks into the drawing room and says, "Oh! Family
       pictures!" She sits down to look at them with David. Roger tells
       Vicky, "I think we should leave them alone." They exit the drawing
       room.
          David asks Laura, "What it like where you come from?" Laura
       replies, "Some people call it paradise. It's very warm there, not
       cold like it is here. There are flowers everywhere, and the smell
       is wonderful. You can even smell cinnamon in the air." David remarks,
       "MMMM! I like cinnamon toast!" Laura continues, "And there are lots
       of tall pine trees everywhere, perfect nesting places for the
       phoenix." David asks, "The phoenix? What's that?" Laura starts to
       recount the legend of the Phoenix to him. When he hears the part
       about how old the phoenix gets,  living to 100 years*, he exclaims,
       "Wow! That's old!", Laura tells him, "But it never looks old. It
       looks beautiful to the end, then after a hundred years..." Vicky,
       who's outside in the drawing room, possibly eavesdropping, hears this,
       the drawing room doors being ajar a few inches. Laura explains
       to David how the phoenix builds a fire and burns itself up when it
       feels itself getting old and is reborn from the ashes. Suddenly,
       a mysterious wind blows the front doors open, then the drawing room
       doors. Laura looks and sees Vicky standing there.

      *This is inconsistent with the story she told Maggie where it
       was 500 years.
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       Episode 141
       Tape Date: January 2, 1967 (ABC #6-DRK-67)
       Air Date:  January 9, 1967 Monday
       Writer:    Ron Sproat
       Director:  John Sedwick

          It is the next morning. Vicky goes into the drawing room and finds
       David in there drawing on a piece of paper, using the top of the
       piano as a tabletop. Vicky takes a look at the drawing and asks,
       "What's that?" David replies, "It's a bird, a phoenix bird. My
       mother told me a story about it." Vicky asks, "What that all around
       it?" David replies, "Fire. That's the best part of the story. Every
       100 years the phoenix burns itself to death and then comes back to
       life from the ashes!"  David asks, "Do you think my mother really
       loves me?" Vicky replies, "Of course she does." David remarks, "Well,
       I have a way to prove it." Vicky tells him, "Come on, it's time for
       your lessons." As they leave the drawing room, they run into Laura,
       who is just coming in through the front door, in the foyer. Laura
       remarks, "Up early, huh, David?" David dejectedly tells her, "Miss
       Winters is taking me up to give me my lessons." Laura asks Vicky,
       "Could you do me a favor? Could you give David a day off and let
       him spend the day with me?" Vicky, certain that Roger and Elizabeth
       would approve, replies, "Sure. I could use a day off. I have a friend
       in town I haven't seen in awhile." Vicky leaves. Laura and David
       start to discuss what to do. David tells Laura, "There's a place
       I'd like to show you."
          Maggie walks into the living room of the Evan's cottage, probably
       from the kitchen, as she is carrying a cup of coffee. She is dressed
       in a housedress. There's a knock at the door. Maggie answers. It's
       Vicky. Vicky tells her, "I have a day off today and thought I'd drop
       by." Maggie replies, "Perfect timing! Today's my day off too!" Vicky
       asks, "Where's your father?" Maggie replies, "Out taking a walk. I'm
       a firm fan of morning constitutionals." She explains, "That's because
       the Blue Whale doesn't open until 12:01. I don't like it much when
       he takes an afternoon walk. How are you?" Vicky replies, "Good, but
       I might not have a job at Collinwood soon." She explains that Laura
       might be taking David away soon, leaving no need for a governess
       there. Maggie asks, "And how's Roger getting along with Mrs. Collins?"
       Vicky tells her, "Fine." Maggie asks, "He doesn't act like he's under
       a lot of pressure?" Vicky replies, "No. Why are you so interested in
       Roger?" Maggie explains, "It isn't really Roger I'm interested in,
       it's my pop. Ever since Mrs. Collins came back to town, he's been
       acting strangely. I wondered if Roger was too. And strange things
       have been happening."
          David takes Laura to the old house. He asks, "Ever been in here
       before?" Laura replies, "No, but I've heard of it." David tells her,
       "I took you here to meet my friends." Laura, puzzled asks, "Friends?
       But no one could possibly live here." David explains, "My friends
       are ghosts." Laura, not seeming to like the place much, tells him,
       "Come on, let's go. I don't like this game.", but David insists,
       "Come meet my friends." He points the flashlight at the portrait
       of Josette. Recognizing it, Laura remarks, "Why, that's Josette
       Collins." David replies, "Uh-huh. She's one of my friends." He
       calls to the portrait and asks Josette to appear, but nothing happens.
       Laura tells him, "Come on, let's go." David, disappointed, turns to
       leave, but suddenly gets an idea and tells Laura, "I know what's
       wrong! I know why she didn't appear. There's two of us here. She's
       never appeared when there was more than one person here! I'll leave
       you alone here and she'll come!" David runs off. Suddenly, the
       portrait of Josette starts to glow. Laura stares at it. We hear the
       sound of the front door as David comes back in. The portrait suddenly
       stops glowing. David comes back into the room and asks Laura, "Did
       she appear?" Laura replies, "No." David asks, "Did you see ANYTHING?"
       Laura lies, "No. Not a thing." David is very disappointed. They leave.
       As soon as they do, the portrait starts to glow again.
          Vicky asks Maggie, "What strange things?" Maggie tells her, "He's
       been painting a picture. A strange, disturbing picture. He claims
       he isn't painting it of his own free will. He says he feels like
       something's forcing him to do it." Maggie uncovers the painting on
       its easel and shows it to her. It is the painting of Laura standing
       surrounded by fire. You can now clearly see another aspect of it.
       In front of Laura, a little to the right of center*, is an unpainted
       spot about chest high in what looks like the shape of a child's
       head, as if something is to be painted in there later. Sam returns
       from his walk. He sees that the painting is uncovered, becomes
       furious, and yells at Maggie, "You showed this to Vicky, didn't you?
       Didn't I tell you not to show this to anyone?" Vicky tries to defend
       Maggie, saying, "It's my fault. I was curious." Sam asks, "Promise
       me, Vicky, don't tell anyone about this." Vicky promises not to.
       She asks, "Is it true what Maggie says, that you feel as though some
       force were forcing you to paint this?" Sam repies, "Yes." Maggie
       tells Sam, "Tell her when it started." Sam replies, "It started the
       first time I saw Laura Collins."
          Back in the drawing room at Collinwood, David is showing Laura his
       drawing of the phoenix. He asks, "Do you know any other stories?"
       Laura replies, "Yes, and I might tell them to you if you ever visit
       me after I leave." David asks, "You mean you're not staying here?"
       Laura replies, "No, I'm going back to that place I told you about."
       David asks, "Is it a long way there?" Laura replies, "Yes, hundreds
       and hundreds of miles away." David asks, "Is it hard to get there?"
       Laura replies, "No, all you have to do is really want to be there."
          Back at the Evan's Cottage, Sam stares at the painting.
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       Episode 142
       Tape Date: January 3, 1967 (ABC #7-DRK-67)
       Air Date:  January 10, 1967 Tuesday
       Writer:    Malcolm Marmorstein
       Director:  John Sedwick

          Sam asks, "What is it? What's making me do this?" Maggie assures
       him there's a logical reason, that he's been painting Laura because
       he's had her on his mind. Sam exclaims, "I'm going to destroy that
       painting! I'm going to throw it into the sea!" He takes it from the
       easel and moves to go outside and do just that, but Vicky stops him
       and says, "Wait! I want that painting!" Sam asks, "Why?" Vicky
       replies, "I don't know. There's something about it." Sam tells her,
       "Your right. There's something about it. That's why I want to destroy
       it." Vicky begs, "Don't destroy it. Let me buy it!" Sam gives it to
       her, saying, "You want it that badly? Here it is!" Vicky asks what's
       supposed to go in the unpainted spot. Sam replies, "I don't know"
       and leaves. Vicky tells Maggie, "I think this painting is important
       for some reason, I think there's some meaning behind it." Maggie
       replies, "I wonder what Laura Collins will say when she sees it."
          David and Laura are sitting in front of the fireplace in the
       drawing room. David remarks, "You're pretty beautiful for a mother.
       You're more like a movie star!" He remarks that he really likes
       Burke Devlin and asks her why she didn't marry him. She tells him,
       "Things didn't work out." She asks him, "How do you feel about your
       father?" David replies, "I don't like him so much." Laura asks why.
       David replies, "Because I don't think he likes me." Laura tells
       him, "David, soon you'll have to make an important choice..."
       They are interrupted by Vicky coming in through the front door.
       David runs into the foyer to greet her. Laura follows him. David
       sees that Vicky is holding a package. He asks her what it is. Vicky
       replies, "Something for my room." David remarks, "It looks like a
       painting!" Vicky replies that it is. David asks, "Let's see it!.
       Laura echoes, "Yes, lets see it." Vicky unwraps it. Laura is shocked.
       David exclaims, "It's my dream!" Laura asks, "Where did you get it
       from?" Vicky answers, "From Sam Evans. He gave it to me." David asks,
       "How did he know about my dream?" Laura asks, "You had a dream like
       this?" Vicky tells her, "Yes. He first had it the first night you
       came here." Laura asks Vicky, "Why did he give it to you?" Vicky
       explains, "He was going to throw it away so I took it. It seemed
       like a waste to throw it away." Laura asks, "What are you going to
       do with it?" Vicky replies, "I don't know." David asks, "Can I have
       it for my room?" Laura objects that it's a horrible painting and not
       something for his room. They argue. Finally, Laura gives in and David
       happily runs up to his room with the painting. Laura tells Vicky,
       "I'm very upset about that painting." Vicky replies, "I don't know
       why I brought it here. It's almost as if I were compelled to..."
       Laura asks, "I want you to do me a favor. When the opportunity
       presents itself, I want you to take it away from David!"
          Vicky goes upstairs and tries to convince David not to hang the
       painting up in his room, saying it would upset Laura. David protests,
       "But she said it was OK." Vicky explains, "She only said OK because
       you wanted it, but she's really not happy about it." David, not
       listening, hangs it up over his dresser anyway. He remarks, "It
       almost looks like it belongs here..." Laura comes in. She tells
       David, "I've given it a second thought and I've decided it's not a
       good idea for you to hang this in your room" and starts to take the
       painting off the wall, but David stops her, shouting, "Don't take
       it! If you take it, I'll never speak to you again!" Laura replies,
       "Very well, David. I guess you'll just have to learn for yourself..."
       and leaves.
          Sam comes back to the Evan's cottage from a walk. He excitedly
       tells Maggie, "I've just got this great new idea for a seascape! I
       saw a battered old hulk, half in and half out of the sea! I'm going
       to get started right now!" Maggie protests, "Isn't it a little late
       for that?" Sam replies, "No, I want to get just a few lines down
       before I go to bed." Maggie tells him, "Goodnight, Pop" and goes to
       bed. Sam goes to his easel and starts to make a preliminary sketch.
       Suddenly, a look of horror crosses his face. He drops his brush.
       The sketch he has made is not of an old hulk, but of a woman
       surrounded by fire...
          David is sleeping in bed. The painting of Laura suddenly starts
       to glow. A ghostly head of Laura materializes from it. It starts to
       get bigger and bigger and starts to float toward David. He wakes up,
       sees it and screams, "STOP IT! NO! STAY AWAY! STAY AWAY!"
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       Episode 143
       Tape Date: January 4, 1967 (ABC #8-DRK-67)
       Air Date:  January 11, 1967 Wednesday
       Writer:    Ron Sproat
       Director:  John Sedwick

          David screams, "Aunt Elizabeth! Come here!" Elizabeth comes
       running into the room. The head is no longer there. Elizabeth asks,
       "What's wrong?" David tells her, "It's that painting!" Vicky comes
       in and asks what happened. Elizabeth explains, "Something in that
       painting scared him." David explains what happened. Elizabeth
       remarks,"It must have been a dream."  David insists, "No it wasn't.
       I was wide awake when it happened", but Elizabeth concludes it
       must have been a dream. Elizabeth asks where the painting came from.
       Vicky replies, "Sam Evans" Elizabeth asks why he would paint something
       like that. Vicky replies, "He says he doesn't know." Elizabeth tells
       David she doesn't think he should have such a painting and starts to
       take it, but Davdi refuses to let her, saying, "I have a feeling I
       need it!"
          Vicky and Elizbeth go down into the drawing room. Elizabeth tells
       Vicky that she's worried about the effect the painting is having on
       David and asks why she gave it to him. Vicky replies, "I don't know.
       It was almost as if some impulse compelled me to." She asks, "By the
       way, Miss Stoddard, I understand that David will be leaving with
       Mrs. Collins soon. That means you'll no longer be in need of a
       governess here..." Elizabeth replies, "He might not be leaving with
       her. I agreed to let her take him under two conditions, that he
       wanted to, and that she could show that it would be better for him.
       I'm not so sure now. These dreams..."
          In his room, David is staring at the portrait.
          Sam is home alone, Maggie having gone to work. There's a knock at
       the door. Sam opens it. Vicky tells him, "I've brought you a
       visitor. David wanted to say thank you for the picture." David thanks
       him and asks, "Why did you paint my mother standing in fire?" Sam
       replies, "Never asks a painter why he painted something. We never
       know." David asks, "But why did you paint my dream? It's exactly like
       it. Even my mother's expression's like in the dream!" Sam asks, "Tell
       me more about your dream." David tells him, "In my dream, my mother
       is standing in the middle of a room, surrounded by fire, calling me.
       The fires are everywhere, and they keep getting worse. Finally, the
       fire and smoke get so bad I can't see her anymore and the dreams
       end." Sam jokes, "David, I know how I painted your dream. We must
       be on the same psychic wavelength. In fact, I know what you want
       right now. Apple cider and cookies. You like apple cider and cookies,
       don't you?" David replies that he does. Sam tells him there's some
       in the kitchen and sends him in there. After David leaves the room,
       Sam tells Vicky, "I didn't want to say this while the boy was here,
       but his dream matches the visions I've been having EXACTLY!" He
       tells her, "I painted another painting yesterday. Another horrible
       painting. It was supposed to be a landscape, but didn't end up as
       one." He shows it to her. It is of another woman standing in fire,
       this one dressed in a toga like dress, wings sprouting from her back,
       an unpainted spot in front of her. This time, it doesn't look like
       Laura. Vicky asks, "Is this one going to end up looking like Laura
       Collins too?" Sam replies, "The first one didn't start off as Laura
       Collins. It just ended up that way..." Vicky points at the unpainted
       spot and asks, "What's going to go here?" Sam replies, "I don't
       know." Vicky remarks, "It looks like she's holding something. I
       wonder what it is?" She tells Sam that she doesn't know why she
       showed and gave the first one to David, that she feels as though
       something compelled her to do it. Sam replies, "That's just the
       feeling I've been having".  He tells her he's determined to stop and
       will destroy the painting.
          After Vicky and David leave, Sam pours himself a drink. He then
       looks at the painting on the easel and goes to it, as if compelled.
       He picks up a brush and starts painting...
          Vicky and David return to Collinwood. Elizabeth tells David, "Mrs.
       Johnson has been looking all over for you! It's time for lunch!" She
       sends David to the kitchen to eat lunch. Elizabeth asks Vicky, "Where
       have you two been?" Vicky replies, "I took Davdi to see Sam Evans."
       Elizabeth tells her, "I don't think that was such a good idea...",
       but before she can finish, there's a knock at the front door.
       Elizabeth answers. A man introduces himself as, "Lt. Dan Reilly.
       State Police" and asks "Is there a Laura Collins staying here?"
       Elizabeth replies, "Yes she is. What is this all about?" Reilly
       replies, "I have a few questions to ask her. There was a fire at her
       residence in Phoenix." Elizabeth replies, "Yes. I heard about it.
       She's staying in the cottage. I'm her sister-in-law." Reilly
       remarks, "Sister in law? Then perhaps you could help too. I have
       some personal effects from Mrs. Collins' apartment. Maybe you could
       identify them. They go into the drawing room. Reilly remarks,
       "This'll only take a few minutes. There's not much that survived
       the fire. Only a few pieces of jewelry." He empties them out of an
       envelope onto the desk. Elizabeth starts to go through them. The
       first four, she doesn't recognize, "No... No... No... No...", but
       on the fifth one, she tells Reily, "Yes. This one I recognize. It's
       a family heirloom. I'd recognize it anywhere. Roger gave it to Laura
       on their wedding night." Vicky, recognizing something, asks, "Mrs.
       Stoddard, could I have a look at that?" Elizabeth hands it to her.
       Vicky looks at it for a second then says, "There must be two of
       these. I saw Mrs. Collins wearing on just like it." Elizabeth
       remarks, "That's impossible. There's only one of these in existence.
       You must be mistaken." Vicky replies, "No, I remember it clearly. I
       remember because Mrs. Collins and I talked about it. She said there
       was a lock of David's hair in it." Elizbeth remarks, "Yes, that's
       true. Laura clipped a lock of David's hair just after he was born
       and put it in the locket. I remember." Reilly says, "Let's see if
       there's a lock of hair in this one",and tries open the locket. At
       first, he has trouble opening and remarks, "The fire fused the
       catch pretty good."  Finally, he manages to open it. Inside is a
       lock of hair....
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       Episode 144
       Tape Date: January 5, 1967 (ABC #9-DRK-67)
       Air Date:  January 12, 1967 Thursday
       Writer:    Ron Sproat
       Director:  John Sedwick

          Inside the locket is a lock of hair and a picture of David
       when he was much younger. Elizabeth tells Vicky that this is the
       locket and that she must have been mistaken when she thought she saw
       Laura wearing it. As Elizabeth and Reilly prepare to go to the
       cottage, Vicky asks to go too, saying, "I want to see the look
       on Mrs. Collins' face when she sees this locket!"
          They go to the cottage. Lt. Reilly tells Laura, "I have a few
       questions to ask you about the fire in Phoenix." He tells her there's
       some jewellry that survived the fire which he'd like her to look at.
       She looks at and identifies all the pieces and signs a statement to
       that effect. Reilly asks, "Did anyone else have keys to your apart-
       ment?" At first Laura says, "No,", but then thinks awhile and says,
       "Oh yes, I had a cleaning woman. Her name was Margeret. I don't
       know her last name. I let her go 2 months ago. She had a key. I
       don't remember if she ever gave it back." Lt. Reilly asks Laura to
       describe her. Laura tells him, "She was of medium height, blond hair,
       slender, of Scandinavian background, I think." Lt. Reilly remarks,
       "You mean pretty much like you." Laura answers, "Why yes, except
       she was about 10 years older." Lt. Reilly asks for the housekeeper's
       full name, but Laura replies, "I don't know it. I don't think I ever
       did." Reilly, satisfied with this, leaves, and Elizabeth goes with
       him, but Vicky stays, saying, "I want to talk to Mrs. Collins about
       something."
          Vicky asks Laura, "Weren't you wearing that locket like this one
       the other day?" Laura denies that she was, saying, "How could I when
       it was in Phoenix?" Vicky remarks, "But I'm sure you were wearing
       it. I remember you telling me a lock of David's hair was inside."
       Laura replies, "Yes, I do remember talking to you about that, but
       I wasn't wearing the locket. Perhaps you remember the conversation
       and imagined the locket." Vicky says, "Yes, that must be it" and
       leaves, but she doesn't really look satisfied with the explanation.
          Vicky, on her way back to Collinwood, runs into Lt. Reilly, who's
       just leaving, outside the front doors of Collinwood. She asks him
       about the body. He tells her it was burned beyond recognition. Vicky
       asks him what he's going to do next. He tells her, "Try looking for
       the cleaning woman. That's about all we can do."
          Vicky goes inside and is surprised to find Frank Garner in
       the drawing room with Elizabeth. Frank jokes to Vicky, "I brought
       some advertising contracts for the cannery for Mrs. Stoddard to sign
       - actually an excuse to see Miss Vicky Winters!" As Elizabeth signs
       the contracts, Vicky and Frank talk. Vicky tells Frank, "Strange
       things have been happening since Mrs. Collins came back." She tells
       him about the locket and tells him, "I think Mrs. Collins lied to
       me." Elizbeth gives the signed contracts to Frank and tells Vicky,
       "Excuse me, but I couldn't help hearing what you were saying. You
       must be mistaken about seeing her wear it. There's only one locket
       like that and I'd recognize it anywere." She offers to prove this
       to Vicky by showing her a photo album and showing her all the Collins
       women wearing it down through the centuries, but Vicky declines,
       admitting, "I must have been mistaken if you're so sure." Elizabeth
       leaves to see David. Vicky tells Frank, "It's not just the locket.
       Other strange things have been happening too." She tells him about
       David's dreams, and about how she showed and gave him the painting,
       having seemingly been compelled to do so. Frank invites her to have
       dinner with him at 7:00, saying she needs to get out of the house.
       She sees him to the door and he leaves. While they are out of the
       room, the photo album mysteriously opens by itself.
          Elizabeth comes back downstairs, having finished talking with
       David. Vicky, on her way up, tells Elizabeth that she has a dinner
       date with Frank, who's left. Vicky goes about three fourths of the
       way up the stairs, then for some reason comes back down and walks
       into the drawing room, joining Elizabeth in there. Elizabeth remarks,
       "I thought you had gone up to your room." Vicky seems to snap out
       of a trance and says, puzzled, "I don't know why I came back down
       here. It's as if I were compelled to..." Elizabeth remarks, "Maybe
       you had that locket on your mind. I see you did look at that book.
       It's open to a picture of Josette Collins", gesturing at the open
       album. Vicky swears, "But I didn't! No one touched that book! I can
       swear that it was closed when Frank and I left this room! Josette
       Collins?" Elizabeth replies, "Yes, Josette Collins what the first
       to own that locket. It was given to her at her wedding." Vicky
       wonders, "Could this be a sign from Josette Collins? When I was
       being held prisoner at the old house, I felt she was looking over
       me..." Befuddled, she tells Elizabeth, "I think I need to take a
       walk and get some fresh air."
          Vicky goes and takes a walk on the beach. Unknown to her, Laura
       is spying on her from behing some trees...
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       Episode 145 (Very Poor Quality Kinescope)
       Tape Date: January 6, 1967 (ABC #10-DRK-67)
       Air Date:  January 13, 1967 Friday
       Writer:    Malcolm Marmorstein
       Director:  John Sedwick

          Laura goes into David's room and finds him staring at the picture.
       She tries to get him away from it by asking him if he'd like to join
       her for lunch, but he refuses and continues to stare at the painting.
       He tells her, "It's strange, but I think this picture is trying to
       tell me something. Some kind of warning." Laura replies, "Nonsense.
       It must be your imagination." David tells her about seeing the
       ghostly head. Laura snaps, "Let's not talk about this anymore. Let's
       go for a walk.", but David replies, "I don't feel like going for a
       walk. I feel like being alone." Laura, in a disappointed voice,
       replies, "Perhaps later", and leaves.
          At the Evan's cottage, Maggie offers the newspaper to Sam, asking,
       "Read the paper yet?" but Sam replies, "No. In fact, I haven't read
       the paper for a week. I have other things on my mind." Maggie asks,
       "What? Another painting?" Sam replies, "No. Every painting I've
       tried to do lately turns out the same, no matter what I try to paint.
       Imagine me putting on an exhibition of my work. Fifty paintings,
       all of Laura Collins standing in fire. I think I'll go take a walk",
       and leaves.
          Maggie dresses for a date and prepares to leave. There's a knock
       at the door. Maggie answers. It's Laura. She asks for Sam. Maggie
       tells her, "He's not home and I don't know when he will be." Laura
       looks around and remarks, "This place hasn't changed in 10 years."
       Maggie laughs and tells her, "And it didn't change much in the 10
       years before that. Pop believes in keeping furniture forever." Maggie
       tells Laura, "You know, ever since you came back, strange things 
       have been happening." Laura replies, "I have no idea why." Sam
       returns and is surprised to see Laura there. Maggie tells them she
       has to get going and leaves. Laura asks Sam, "Why did you do that
       atrocious portrait of me?" Sam replies, "I don't know. I'd like YOU
       to tell ME why. What's going on?" He shows her the painting on the
       easel, the one of the woman with wings. He tells her, "I seem to 
       have lost control. Every time I do a painting, it ends up YOU. I 
       thought maybe you would know what's compelling me to do this." Laura
       replies, "I have no idea, but the fact remains that YOU are doing
       these paintings. I want you to stop." Sam replies, "I can't. 
       Everytime I paint, it ends up YOU." Laura tells him, "Stop painting,
       then." Sam tells her, "I can't" Laura tells him, "Then perhaps I'll
       have to see to it aht you stop." Sam asks, "Is that some kind of
       threat?", but Laura just replies, "You WILL stop!" and leaves.
          Maggie and Joe return from a date. Maggie notices Sam isn't
       home and moans, "He must be at the Blue Whale..." They go to get
       him. 
          Maggie and Joe return with Sam. Joe says goodnight and leaves.
       Sam is very, very drunk. He lights a cigarette. Maggie helps him
       to take his coat off, as he is too drunk to do so himself. Sam
       staggers to the sofa, grabs the newspapers lying about on it,
       pushes them to the floor, then lies down. Maggie tells him, "I'll
       go make some strong coffee" and goes into the kitchen. 
          At the Collinwood , Laura goes and sits in front of the
       fireplace.
          At the Evan's cottage, Sam is lying on the couch, smoking his
       cigarette.
          At the Collinwood , Laura stares strangely into the firs.
          At the Evan's cottage, Sam falls asleep. The cigarette drops from
       his fingers onto the newspaper lying on the floor. Smoke starts to
       come up as they start to smoulder.
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       Episode 146
       Tape Date: January 9, 1967 (ABC #11-DRK-67)
       Air Date:  January 16, 1967 Monday
       Writer:    Malcolm Marmorstein
       Director:  Lela Swift

          At the Evan's Cottage, the newspaper starts to burn.
          At Collinwood, Elizabeth goes into the drawing room, sees Laura
       sitting by the fire and calls, "Laura? Laura?", but Laura, who seems
       to be in some sort of trance, doesn't respond.
          At the Evan's Cottage, the newspaper catches and really starts to
       burn.
          At Collinwood, Elizabeth goes up to Laura and taps her on the
       shoulder. Laura snaps out of it.
          At the Evan's cottage Sam wakes up and screams, "FIRE! MAGGIE!
       FIRE!" Not thinking clearly, he grabs at the fire with his hands,
       perhaps trying to put it out, and burns himself. Maggie comes into
       the room and smothers the fire with the blanket Sam was covered with.
       Sam screams, "My hands! She burned my hands!"
          At Collinwood, Elizabeth asks, "Laura, what is it?" Laura replies,
       "Nothing, you just startled me, that's all." Elizabeth asks, "What
       were you doing?" Laura replies, "Nothing. Just thinking, that's all.
       My mind was a thousand miles away." Elizabeth remarks, "That
       expression on your face..." Laura replies, "I hope it wasn't too
       unflattering. As I said, I was thinking." Elizabeth tells her, "It
       was more than unflattering. It was frightening."
         Sam's hands are now wrapped in cloth. Maggie has called the doctor.
       Sam tells her, "She said she'd get me. She kept her word!" Maggie
       asks, "Who?" Sam replies, "Laura Collins. She kept her word. She
       did this to me!" Maggie replies, "That's ridiculous. She had nothing
       to do with it. It was your own fault. I told you to be careful with
       that cigarette", but Sam continues to insist that Laura was
       responsible. Maggie gets upset with Sam's unrational claim.
          Elizabeth tells Laura, "I had something I wanted to talk to you
       about. I'm not pleased with the way you're progressing with David.
       He's been avoiding you. He seems apprehensive, afraid of you."
       Laura replies, "That's just a phase", but Elizabeth continues, "He's
       been having nightmares." Laura counters, "Those are just dreams",
       but Elizabeth replies, "Recurring dreams are evidence of disturbance."
       Laura blames it on the portrait and insists that it be removed. Roger
       comes into the room and asks what they're talking about. Elizabeth
       tells him. Roger remarks, "He's always had dreams. This isn't anything
       new." Laura insists, "It's the painting." Elizabeth continues,
       "David's relationship with Laura isn't progressing. I'm having second
       thoughts about letting her have him." Laura again insists that it's
       the painting that's affecting David. Roger tells her, "I'll take care
       of it." Laura tells him, "Sam Evans has painted another one." Roger
       tells her, "I'll go to him and make him stop." There's a knock at
       the door. Roger answers. It's Maggie. She asks to speak to Laura.
       Roger takes her into the drawing room. Roger remarks, "I was just
       about to go to your house to speak to your father." Maggie tells him,
       "That wouldn't be such a good idea right now." She tells them about
       the accident and says, "That's what I came here to talk to Mrs.
       Collins about." Roger asks, "Why?" Maggie explains, "My father is
       convinced that Mrs. Collins is somehow responsible for the fire."
       Laura exclaims, "That's absurd!" Maggie replies, "Yes it is, but I
       didn't know who else to go to. He's obsessed with you for some
       reason." Roger leaves, saying, "I'll talk to him." Maggie tells
       Laura, "My father claims you threatened him, he claims that you told
       him you'd make him stop painting those paintings of you." Laura
       replies, "Yes I did." Elizabeth asks, "And did you do anything to
       make him stop?" Laura replies, "Yes. I told Roger about it."
          Roger goes to the Evan's cottage and confronts Sam. He asks,
       "Now what's all this nonsense you're saying about my wife?" Sam
       replies, "She's somehow responsible for this fire. I know it."
       Roger asks, "What do you mean? Are you saying she snuck in here and
       lit that newspaper on fire?" Sam replies, "No, but I think she did
       it. I don't know how, but she did it." Roger dismisses his claims,
       calling them, "The ravings of an alcohol filled mind of a fool."
       He asks, "I understand you've made another painting of my wife.
       Where is it?" Sam points at the covered painting on the easel and
       replies, "There." Roger remarks, "Good. I'll destroy it." He goes
       to it, uncovers it and says, "Oh, I see that won't be necessary.
       It's already been destroyed." Sam, surprised, says, "What?" and goes
       and looks at the painting and sees that the middle of the picture
       has been burned. He gasps, "How can that be? Roger, the fire! It
       wasn't anywhere near the painting!"
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       Episode 147
       Tape Date: January 10, 1967 (ABC #12-DRK-67)
       Air Date:  January 17, 1967 Tuesday
       Writer:    Ron Sproat
       Director:  Lela Swift

          Roger goes to David's room and finds that David isn't there. He
       goes and starts to take the painting off the wall. David comes in
       and asks, "What are you doing?" Roger replies, "Taking this down and
       putting it in the rubbish where it belongs." David shouts, "NO!
       IT'S MINE" and refuses to let him take it down. He tells him,
       "I have the feeling that I'm supposed to have it, that it's somehow
       important, that it means something!" Roger asks what he means but
       David can't give a coherent explanation of what he means. Roger
       tells him, "This is grotesque. I don't wan't you thinking of your
       mother this way, I wan't you to think of her as the kind, loving woman
       she is." David shouts, "You want her to take me away, don't you? You
       just want to get rid of me!" and plops down in bed, crying. Roger
       tries to convince him that this isn't true, that he just wants what's
       best for him. David tells him, "I don't want to go with her.
       Something about her scares me!" Roger replies, "It's just the picture
       frightening you. I'll get rid of it." David shouts, "No! If you do,
       I'll never speak to my mother again!" Vicky comes in and asks,
       "What's going on?" David shouts, "He wants to take my picture away,
       and if he does, I'll never speak to my mother again!" Roger gives up
       and tells him, "All right. I'll let you keep it." Vicky tells David,
       "Your lunch is ready. Go and eat." David leaves. Roger asks Vicky,
       "What do you make of all this?" Vicky replies, "I think David is a
       very disturbed boy." She tells him she thinks the painting is having
       a bad effect on him and asks, "What could have made Sam Evans paint
       such a thing?" Roger remarks, "Sam Evans won't be painting anything
       for awhile" and tells her about the fire at the Evan's cottage.
       Vicky remarks, "What is it about fire? Something strange is going
       on. Everything seems to be happening with fire lately. The fire in
       Phoenix. David's dreams. Sam's paintings. And now this. And it all
       started when Mrs. Collins returned." Roger dismisses it as coincidence.
       Laura comes in and asks, "Where's David?" Roger tells Vicky to take
       Laura down to David. After they leave, Roger reaches up to take down
       the picture but suddenly stops, a strange expression crossing his
       face. He leaves without taking the picture.
          Vicky and Laura walk down into the foyer. David, having finished
       lunch, comes out of the door under the stairs. Laura asks, "Would
       you like to come and spend the day with me ?" David replies, "No,
       I have a lot of schoolwork to do." Laura tells him, "I'm sure Miss
       Winters will give you a day off." Vicky replies, "Sure", but David
       shouts, "I can't!" and runs upstairs to his room.
          In his room at the Collinsport Inn, Burke Devlin is looking at
       a photograph of Laura. There's a knock at the door. It's Vicky.
       Burke lets her in and asks what she wants. Vicky replies, "I need
       to talk to you." Sitting down on the couch, she sees the photo Burke
       was looking at on the coffee table. She looks at it and asks "Isn't
       that Mrs. Collins?" Burke replies, "Yes. It was taken a long time
       ago." Vicky asks, "You knew her very well, didn't you?" Burke replies,
       "I was in love with her." Vicky asks, "What happened?" Burke replies,
       "She married Roger." Vicky tells Burke, "I don't trust Mrs. Collins.
       She lied to me." She tells him about the locket. Burke, who's
       interested in something other than the locket, asks, "How's Roger
       been getting along with her? Has he been acting nervous?" Vicky
       replies, "No, not at all. They've been getting along very well, in
       fact." Burke remarks, "Now, THAT'S interesting." The phone rings.
       Burke answers. It's Laura. She tells him, "I want to talk to you. Are
       you alone?" Burke replies that he isn't. Laura asks, "Let's meet
       somewhere else, then. Remember where we used to meet at the pier?
       Yes? See you there in an hour." After Burke hangs up, Vicky continues,
       "I don't know why I have these doubts about Mrs. Collins." Burke
       replies, "I have some doubts about her myself - ones I intend
       to clear up. Soon."
          Burke is waiting at the pier. Laura finally shows up. Burke asks,
       "What do you want?" She tells him, "I need your help with David."
       He asks, "How could I help you with David?" She tells him, "For some
       reason, he seems frightened of me. Now, he admires you a lot. He
       talks about you constantly." Burke remarks, "Yes, he does get along
       well with me. Better than with his own father." Laura replies, "There
       might be a reason for that." Burke asks, "What do you mean by that?",
       but Laura refuses to elaborate. She continues, "You have a lot of
       influence on him. I want you to talk to him." Burke asks, "And what
       will I get in return? Would you testify at a re-trial?" Laura replies
       that she would. Laura starts reminiscing about the old times when
       they used to meet at the pier. Burke remarks, "I should hate you,
       but I don't. Everytime we meet, something happens to me." He kisses
       her.
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       Episode 148
       Tape Date: January 11, 1967 (ABC #13-DRK-67)
       Air Date:  January 18, 1967 Wednesday
       Writer:    Ron Sproat
       Director:  Lela Swift

          In Frank Garners' office, Lt. Reilly is talking with Frank Garner.
       He tells him, "It's an outside possibility, but the Arizona Police
       think that it's possible the woman found in Laura Collin's room was
       murdered. They think she might have been incompacitated BEFORE the
       fire." Frank protests that it seems far-fetched, but Reilly replies,
       "No, not really. We have several facts. First, Mrs. Collins has a
       history of mental illness and is capable of violence. Second, they've
       found that the fire started in Mrs. Collins' apartment. Third, no one
       saw Mrs. Collins leave when she said she did." Frank protests,
       "Thousands of people travel every day. Just because no one rememberes
       seeing her at the train station doesn't mean she wasn't there." Lt.
       Reilly replies, "Yes, but there was a witness who saw her in the
       apartment building on the day of the fire."
          Vicky goes to Burke's room, having received a call from him.
       Burke tells her, "I was worried about your doubts about Mrs. Collins.
       I was wrong about her. She's a wonderful woman. I think the best
       thing for David would be to go with her. I want you to help bring
       them together." Vicky is shocked at Burke's sudden change in
       attidude.
          Frank Garner and Lt. Reilly continue to discuss Phoenix. Frank is
       still doubtful about what Reilly is saying. The phone rings. Frank
       answers and tells his secretary, "Tell her to wait a minute." Lt.
       Reilly finishes talking to Frank and leaves. Vicky is sent in. She
       tells Frank, "I came her to ask your advice about something."
       She remarks, "Was that Lt. Reilly I just saw leaving?" Frank replies,
       "Yes. As the Collins family lawyer, I feel it's my responsibility
       to keep abreast of the investigation in Phoenix. I've learned a few
       new facts, and I don't like them."
          In his hotel room, Burke is talking to someone on the phone,
       probably Blair, telling him, "No, I won't be in Logansport tomorrow,
       or the next day, and probably not the day after that either. YOU take
       care of it. That's what you're paid for!" Carolyn comes in. Burke
       finishes his phone call and hangs up. Carolyn complains to him about
       how he hasn't seen her for awhile.
          Frank tells Vicky, "They think it might have been murder. They
       even have a suspect. However, the witness, a Mrs. Hensworthy, is
       elderly and her eyesight isn't very good." Vicky asks, "Is it someone
       Mrs. Collins knows?" Frank replies, "Yes. It's Mrs. Collins." Vicky
       exclaims, "That's impossible! She said she left Phoenix five days
       before the fire!" Frank replies, "That's what she says, but is she
       telling the truth?"
          Burke tells Carolyn, "I think it would be best if we didn't see
       each other anymore." Carolyn asks, "Best for who? Laura Collins?
       Maybe my mother and Uncle Roger were right. Maybe you WERE just
       using me and now you've just found someone else!" They get into an
       argument. Burke tells Carolyn, "Sorry. I don't anything more to say
       to you. Just goodbye..."
          Frank asks Vicky, "Oh yes, you said you wanted my advice on
       something. What was it?" Vicky tells her about what Burke Devlin
       asked her to do. She tells him, "But I've made my decision now that
       I've heard what you have to tell me. I may be wrong, but I'm going to
       de everything I can to keep her AWAY from David!"
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       Episode 149 (Kinescope)
       Tape Date: January 12, 1967 (ABC #14-DRK-67)
       Air Date:  January 19, 1967 Thursday
       Writer:    Malcolm Marmorstein
       Director:  Lela Swift

          It is now night. At the Evan's cottage, Sam Evans is pacing
       around nervously.
          Carolyn returns to Collinwood, slamming the front doors in anger
       as she comes in. Vicky, who's in the foyer, asks, "What's the matter?"
       Carolyn tells her about her breakup with Burke.
          Sam is still pacing around nervously. Maggie comes home from work.
       She tells him, "Had to work late. We had a late rush. Three people!"
       She asks him if he wants something to eat. He declines, saying, "I'm
       not hungry." in a very depressed tone of voice. Maggie tries to cheer
       him up by telling him, "Cheer up. You'll be painting again soon", but
       Sam sarcasatically replies, "Painting what? Seascapes? Landscapes?
       Or a thousand more interpretations of Laura Collins standing in
       fire?" He tells her that strange things are still happening. He
       show her the burned painting and asks, "How could this have happened?
       The fire was all the way across the room and nowhere near the
       painting!" Maggie suggests, "Well, a spark could have floated across
       the room", but Sam asks, "Yeah? Then why wasn't the cover burned? The
       painting was covered by this cloth, but the cloth wasn't burned, only
       the painting under it." He tells her, "I've been getting a strange
       feeling. I have a feeling the other painting is going to be destroyed
       by fire soon too. I feel the urge to go up to Collinwood to see it.
       I get this strange feeling that it's going to be finished soon, that
       that blank spot on it won't be blank much longer."
          Vicky and Carolyn are still in the drawing room talking. Roger
       comes in. Vicky excuses herself, saying she has to go see what David
       is doing.  Carolyn tells Roger about her breakup with Burke. She
       tells him, "I lost the Burke Devlin derby, and you won't guess who
       I lost it to." Roger replies, "Laura" right away. Carolyn asks him
       how he knew. Roger replies, "Laura's up to her old predictable self."
          In David's room, the ghost of Josette Collins appear. She goes up
       to the picture of Laura and lifts her right arm up, as if to touch
       it.
          Vicky returns to the drawing room and tells Roger that she's
       managed to convince David to go shopping with Mrs. Johnson. Roger
       asks, "How did you manage that?" Vicky replies, "It's going to cost
       you a set of toy soldiers." Roger tells her he's glad she's managed
       to get David away from that "horrible painting." There's a knock
       at the front door. Vicky answers. She's surprised to see it's Sam
       Evans. Sam comes in and asks to speak to Roger. Vicky takes him into
       the drawing room. Sam tells Roger, "I'd like to see that painting."
       Roger asks, "What for?" Sam replies, "I don't know. I just get this
       strange feeling that I have to see it. Can I?" Roger replies, "I
       suppose so. David's not home so I supposed we could borrow it.
       Vicky, could you go and bring it down please?" Vicky goes up to
       David's room. There, she seems to smell something strange and sniffs
       the air. She then looks at the picture and is shocked to see that
       the blank space has been filled in - with David's image. She screams.
          Downstairs, everyone hears Vicky scream. Carolyn asks, "Wasn't
       that Vicky?" They start out of the drawing room to go upstairs to
       see what's wrong, but see Vicky running down the stairs with the
       picture. She shows it to them. Sam exclaims, "I knew it!" Roger
       asks, "What does this mean, Evans?" Sam replies, "I don't know."
       Roger remarks, "But this space was blank just this morning." Sam
       touches David's picture and remarks, "Dry. It couldn't have been
       blank this morning. Oil paint takes days to dry." Vicky tells him,
       "I saw it too this morning. It WAS blank." Roger asks, "Who could've
       done this?" Sam replies, "The same power that forced me to paint it
       in the first place..." Vicky tells them, "I think I know who did it.
       Up in David's room, I smelled something. Jasmine perfume. No one in
       this house wears jasmine perfume, but I've smelled it once before.
       When I saw Josette Collins at the old house." Roger dismisses this as
       her imagination. Vicky asks, "I wonder what David's reaction will
       be when he sees what's happened to the portrait." Roger replies,
       "I don't intend for him to ever see it." Sam asks, "What are you
       going to do?" Roger replies, "This!" and throws it into the fireplace.
       As the painting burns, the room suddenly fills with the bloodcurdling
       sound of a woman screaming.
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       Episode 150
       Tape Date: January 13, 1967 (ABC #15-DRK-67)
       Air Date:  January 20, 1967 Friday
       Writer:    Malcolm Marmorstein
       Director:  Lela Swift

          Sam has left and Carolyn has gone upstairs. Vicky asks, "Where
       could that scream have come from? It sounded like it was coming
       from the fireplace!" Roger replies, "Oh, it was probably just the
       wind in the chimney. There's got to be a logical reason, Vicky!"
       Vicky asks, "Then what logical answer is there for David's face
       being painted in the picture?" Roger replies, "I'm sick of hearing
       about that painting! Let's just forget it!" Vicky replies, "It won't
       be that easy to just forget about it. What's David's reaction going
       to be when he finds out you've destroyed it? How are you going to
       tell him?" Elizabeth, who's just come into the room, asks, "Tell
       David what?" Roger tells her he's destroyed the painting. Vicky
       suggests, "Maybe you should tell her the whole story", excuses
       herself and leaves. Elizabeth asks, "Whole story?" Roger tells her
       about David's face being in the picture. Elizabeth asks, "How did
       that happen?" Roger replies, "I don't know."
          David returns from shopping and goes to his room carrying a large
       gift-wrapped box. He notices that the painting is missing and shouts,
       "My painting! My painting!"
          David runs down into the drawing room and asks Roger, "Where's my
       painting? You took it, didn't you?" He demands, "It's mine! Give it
       back to me!" Roger refuses, saying, "That picture is bad for you.
       Look at the nightmares it's been giving you." David insists, saying,
       "It's important! It's trying to say something to me! I know it!
       Give it back to me!" Roger tells him, "I can't. I destroyed it."
       David moans, "No...  No... You burned it, didn't you?" Roger asks,
       "How did you know that?" David runs to the fire and moans, "You
       burned my painting! I'll never see it again." He shouts, "You hate
       me! You all hate me!" and runs off. Vicky, who's just walked into
       the foyer from the door under the stairs, asks, "What happened?"
       Elizabeth tells her.
          Elizabeth tells Roger, "I don't like the effect Laura is having
       on David. I think I'm going to tell her she can't see David anymore."
          Vicky goes up to David's room and tries to calm David down.
          Elizabeth goes to the cottage and tells Laura she doesn't think
       she should see David anymore because of the effect she's having on
       him. They get into an argument. Laura insists that David's behavior
       is just a phase and asks to talk to him. Elizabeth tells her, "That
       wouldn't be a good idea right now. Roger's just destroyed his
       painting and David is quite distraught."
          David asks Vicky to tell him the story of the phoenix his mother
       had told him. She tells it. David starts to fall asleep.
       Elizabeth returns to Collinwood and tells Roger what happened at
       the cottage. Vicky comes down and tells them she's managed to put
       David to sleep.
          David is sleeping. Suddenly, Laura appears in the room and says,
       "David! I'm here, David! I've come to you!" David awakens and is
       surprised to see her there. She asks, "Why are you crying?" He
       tells her it's because his painting has been destroyed. She gives
       him her handkerchief to wipe his tears. She tells him, "We're going
       to spend more time together! I'm never going to leave you. I'm
       going to take you with me!" David asks, "Are you leaving?" Laura
       replies, "I might have to, but don't worry. I'll never leave without
       you!" David turns to get the handkerchief, which he's put on the
       pillow, and wipes his nose. When he turns back, Laura is gone...
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       Episode 151 (Kinescope on last scene)
       Tape Date: January 16, 1967 (ABC #16-DRK-67)
       Air Date:  January 23, 1967 Monday
       Writer:    Malcolm Marmorstein
       Director:  John Sedwick

          It is the next morning. Elizabeth goes to David's room and
       tells him, "Time to wake up!" David wakes up and explains why
       he's slept so late, "I didn't get to sleep for a long time last
       night. I was pretty upset until my mother came and visited me."
       Elizabeth tells him, "She couldn't have. It must've been a dream."
       David insists it wasn't and tells her, "I'll prove it!" He hands
       Elizabeth Laura's handkerchief and tells her, "This is her
       handkerchief." Elizabeth looks at it and remarks, "Yes it is."
          Elizabeth and Roger are having breakfast in the kitchen.
       Elizabeth exclaims, "I won't have it! I won't have her seeing
       David!" Roger replies, "It's not your decision. David is my son and
       hers. And I think it would be good for David to go with his mother."
       Elizabeth angrily warns him, "While your living here, you're going to
       abide by my wishes. Don't force me to make you leave." They get into
       an argument. Carolyn comes in for breakfast. Roger leaves. Carolyn
       asks Elizabeth, "How's David?" Elizabeth replies, "Fine. He's in
       an excellent mood." Carolyn is surprised and says, "I thought he'd
       be quite distraught because of the painting. He had a strange
       attachment to that painting." Elizabeth replies, "I don't think it
       was so strange. It WAS a painting of his mother." Carolyn remarks,
       "She's not much of a mother." Elizabeth tells her, "Don't talk
       that way about your elders!" Carolyn replies, "She's not that much
       older than me. We enjoy the same playmates." Elizabeth asks her what
       she means. Carolyn tells her about Burke and Laura. She remarks,
       "They both have grievances against this family. Now what do you think
       would be the best way for them to get at us?" Elizabeth exclaims,
       "David! The last of the Collinses. Laura must leave! She must go
       immediately!"
          Roger goes to David's room and talks to him about things "only
       a mother can give him." He is clearly preparing him for the idea
       of his leaving with Laura.
          Roger is in the drawing room doing a crossword puzzle. Carolyn
       comes in. She asks, "What are you going to do about Burke and Laura?
       It's clear they're plotting against us." Roger replies, "I'll put
       a stop to that. You just watch!"
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       Episode 152
       Tape Date: January 17, 1967 (ABC #17-DRK-67)
       Air Date:  January 24, 1967 Tuesday
       Writer:    Malcolm Marmorstein
       Director:  John Sedwick

        (Overslept, missed about 5-10 minutes) 
          Frank Garner goes to the cottage to talk to Laura about the
       divorce.
          After Frank leaves, Vicky shows up at the cottage. She tells
       Laura that Elizabeth is very angry that she visited David after
       she told her not to see him. She tells her, "Mrs. Stoddard has
       told me to keep David away from you." Laura remarks, "Vicky, I
       know you don't like me..." Vicky interrupts, "That's not true.
       It's just that ever since you came back, so many strange things
       have happened." She enumerates them. Laura protests, "But I have
       nothing to do with them!" She reaches out to tend the fire. With
       her bare hands. Vicky screams, "Watch out! You'll burn yourself!"
       Laura pulls her hand back and replies, "Yes. I'll have to be more
       careful. I wasn't thinking." She tells Vicky, "I thought you of
       all people would realize how important it is for David to see his
       mother, what with you coming from a foundling home. Maybe you could
       arrange some more 'accidental' meetings. Mrs. Stoddard would never
       have to know." Vicky replies, "I'll have to think about it!" and
       leaves. She seems somewhat distraught. Laura's words have hit home.
          Vicky returns to Collinwood and tells Elizabeth, "Mrs. Stoddard,
       I can't do what you told me to do. I just can't keep David from his
       mother. It's wrong."  Elizabeth tells Vicky she thinks she (Vicky)
       is wrong and sternly tells her to do as told. Vicky nods. Roger
       comes into the room and asks, "Well, what's going on here?" Elizabeth
       replies, "Nothing. Just clearing the air." Vicky leaves. There's a
       knock at the door. Roger answers. It's Frank Garner. Frank tells them
       that he's talked to Laura about the divorce. He tells them that Laura
       doesn't want any financial settlement, that all she wants is David.
       He tells them that Laura wants it done right away because she fears
       there might be an investigation in Phoenix and she might have to
       leave and she wants to have it done before that. Roger tells him
       to do so and get the papers drawn up, but Elizabeth tells Frank,
       "No. Wait. I don't want to give David to her until we find out
       the truth about what happened in Phoenix." Roger protests, "But
       this is MY divorce". But Elizabeth is insistent that nothing be
       done until the matter in Phoenix is cleared up. They argue. Roger
       appears to give up and says, "Very well. Come on, Frank. I'll show
       you to the door." At the door, Roger whispers to Frank, "Frank, you
       just draw up those papers." Frank protests, "But Mrs. Stoddard..."
       Roger tells him, "I'll take care of her. You just draw up those
       papers." Frank leaves. As Roger is walking back to the drawing
       room, the phone rings. He answers. He exclaims, "That's impossible!
       I don't believe it! OK, we'll be waiting for you." After he hangs
       up, Elizabeth asks, "What was that?" Roger tells her, "The Phoenix
       police have positively identified that woman who died in the fire.
       They say it's Laura Collins." Elizabeth gasps, "Then who's that
       woman staying in the cottage?!"
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       Episode 153
       Tape Date: January 18, 1967 (ABC #18-DRK-67)
       Air Date:  January 25, 1967 Wednesday
       Writer:    Ron Sproat
       Director:  John Sedwick

          Roger tells Elizabeth, "That IS Laura staying at the cottage.
       It's obvious that the Phoenix police have made a mistake."
          There's a knock at the door. Roger remarks, "That must be Reilly
       right now. Let's get this all sorted out." He lets Reilly in. Reilly
       shows them a report from the Phoenix police department showing that
       the woman's blood type and, more importantly, dental charts match
       those of Laura Murdoch Collins. Roger remarks, "That's absurd!"
       Reilly tells them, "I'm going to have to ask Mrs. Collins a few
       questions."
          Vicky and Frank Garner are having dinner at the Blue Whale. Frank
       sips at his glass of wine and remarks, "I developed quite a taste for
       this stuff when I was in Paris." Vicky asks, "You've been to Paris?"
       Frank replies, "Yes. I went to school there." Vicky remarks, "When I
       was little, I used to dream about going to far away places like
       Paris." Frank tells Vicky he has a lot of reservations about Laura.
          Roger, Elizabeth and Reilly go to the cottage to talk to Laura.
       Roger sarcastically tells her, "Laura, how does it feel to be a
       dead woman?" Laura asks, "What?" Roger explains, "According to the
       Phoenix police department, you died in that fire in Phoenix a couple
       of weeks ago." Reilly tells her about the physical evidence. Roger
       tells Reilly, "This is all nonsense and I'll prove it. " He asks
       Laura, "Laura, before David was born, what were we planning to
       name him?" Laura replies, "Charles Andrew." Roger turns to Elizabeth
       and asks, "That's right. Remember, Liz?" Elizabeth replies, "Yes."
       He then asks Laura, "What was our address when we lived in Augusta?
       Laura replies, "427 Hilldale Ave." Roger says, "Right" and asks,
       "We used to have a dog. A cocker spaniel. What was its name?"
       Laura replies, "We just called it 'dog' because that's what David
       called it." Roger turns to Reilly and tells him, "This proves that
       this is Laura. An imposter couldn't possibly have known the answers
       to these questions. The Phoenix police must be mistaken." Reilly
       replies, "Yes, they probably are, but I'll still have to asks Mrs.
       Collins to submit to a physical examination." Laura replies, "Yes,
       of course." Reilly tells her, "All right. I'll pick you up tomorrow
       at your convenience. I'll call you first to arrange a time." Roger
       tells Elizabeth to take Lt. Reilly back to the house, saying he'd
       like to talk to Laura in private. After Elizabeth and Reilly leave,
       Roger tells Laura, "I have the feeling you know something you're
       not telling." Laura denies this.
          Frank is driving Vicky back to Collinwood. Vicky asks, "Tell me
       more about Paris." Frank starts to tell her about his student days,
       "Well, first of all, I lived on the right bank, not the left, where
       students are traditionally supposed to live..." He notices she
       doesn't seem to be listening, stops and asks, "Vicky. You're not
       listening. What's the matter?" Vicky replies, "Jasmine! The smell
       of jasmine! It's all over!" Frank sniffs and remarks, "I don't smell
       anything." Vicky suddenly tells him, "Take a right at the next
       road." Frank, puzzled, asks, "But why? That's not the way back to
       Collinwood." Vicky replies, "That's where we're supposed to go."
       Frank takes the right. Vicky tells him, "All right. Stay on this
       road and take a left when I tell you." Frank asks, "Where are we
       going?" Vicky replies, "I don't know. I just know this is where
       supposed to be on this road. We're going where we're supposed to
       go."
          Vicky tells Frank, "Stop! Right here. This is where we're
       supposed to go!" She points to a small building in the distance
       and says, "There. That house." Frank looks and says, "Vicky. I don't
       think that's a house. Look at those things behind it. Those are
       gravestones. We're at the edge of a graveyard.
          At Collinwood, Elizabeth and Roger argue about Laura, Elizabeth
       wanting to evict her immediately.
          Vicky runs up to the door of the building and starts to bang on
       the door. Frank comes running up behind her. He asks, "Vicky! What's
       the matter? Why did you burst out of the car like that?" Vicky
       replies, "I don't know. I just know I have to be here." She continues
       to knock on the door. Frank tells her, "Come on, Vicky. Let's go.
       This isn't a house. It's a chapel or something. There's not going
       to be anyone here at this time of night." Vicky replies, "No. Wait.
       I hear footsteps." The door opens...
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       Episode 154
       Tape Date: January 19, 1967 (ABC #19-DRK-67)
       Air Date:  January 26, 1967 Thursday
       Writer:    Ron Sproat
       Director:  John Sedwick

          A very old man opens the door and invites them in. Frank asks,
       "Where are we?" The old man asks, "Didn't you see all the names?"
       Frank asks, "Names?" The old man replies, "Yes. On the headstones.
       The name 'Stockbridge' is on almost all of them. This is the
       Stockbridge family graveyard." They go in and look around. It is
       dark and dusty inside. Vicky sees a book lying on a table and asks,
       "Is that a record of everyone buried here?" The old man replies,
       "Yes. Date of birth, date of death and where they're buried. But
       that's not all. The rest is up here.", pointing to his head.
       He opens a page at random and reads, "P. Agthorn Stockbridge,
       Born 1713, died 1731." He adds, "Trampled by a horse." Frank remarks
       to Vicky, "It's musty in here", but is surprised when Vicky replies,
       "No it isn't. It smells like jasmine." Vicky points to a door
       and asks, "What's in there?" The old man replies, "Oh, no. You
       mustn't go in there. I've never let anyone in there." He explains
       that it is a special tomb for those who have died a violent death,
       like the young man he referred to earlier. Vicky begs to be let in
       there. Finally, the old man relents and takes them in there. Frank
       coughs and tells Vicky, "It's so musty in here I can hardly breath!"
       But once again Vicky tells him it smells like jasmine to her. The
       old man points out the grave of P. Agthorn Stockbridge on a wall.
       Frank asks, "What did the P. stand for?" The old man replies, "I
       don't know. The Stockbridges were never very interested in first
       names, just their own family name and the names of the families
       that married into them." The old man reads out a few other graves
       to them. "V. Spencer Stockbridge. 1687-1780. Died by murder....
       L. Murdoch Stockbridge. 1735-1767." Frank interrupts and asks, "Who
       was he?" The old man corrects him, "Not he. She. L. Murdoch
       Stockbridge. Died by fire." Suddenly, Vicky starts to cough and
       complains, "The air! It's so musty! But how can that be? Just a
       moment ago, it smelled like jasmine!" But Frank is not listening.
       He exclaims, "The name! I knew there was something familiar about
       it! I've seen it hundreds of times! Laura Murdoch! Laura Murdoch
       Collins!"
         In the drawing room at Collinwood, Mrs. Johnson is asking Roger if
       he'd like a cup of coffee. Roger tells her he doesn't. Laura comes
       into the room.  Roger, obviously to get Mrs. Johnson out of the room,
       tells Mrs. Johnson that he's changed his mind and would like some
       coffee for his brandy. Mrs. Johnson leaves. Roger asks Laura, "Have
       you decided to give ma a full explanation?" Laura insists, "I have
       nothing to tell you. I don't know anything about what happened in
       Phoenix." Roger tells her, "You can lie to the police, Laura, but
       don't lie to me. I'm waiting Laura, and I'm waiting for the truth!"
       Laura continues to insist she knows nothing. Roger tells Laura that
       Elizabeth is having second thoughts about letting her have David
       because of what happened in Phoenix and tells her she'd better start
       explaining. Roger adds, "And that's not all. There's another thing.
       You and Burke Devlin." Outside, Mrs. Johnson, returning with a tray
       of coffee, pauses in the foyer and eavesdrops. Roger asks Laura,
       "What are you two plotting?" Laura replies, "Nothing. I'm not
       planning to help him in the least. I'm just pretending to go along
       with him to keep him pacified. Don't worry about Burke. I can handle
       him." Mrs. Johnson accidently makes a noise with the coffee tray.
       Roger and Laura hear. Mrs. Johnson quickly comes into the drawing
       room, announces, "Coffee's ready", puts down the coffee, excuses
       herself and leaves. Laura asks Roger, "How much do you think she
       heard?" Roger replies, "I don't know." Laura remarks, "Maybe
       nothing." Roger replies, "Maybe everything."
          Frank and Vicky return to Collinwood. Outside the doors, Vicky
       asks Frank, "Are you sure you didn't smell jasmine at all while we
       were there?" Frank replies that he didn't. Vicky tell him, "I know
       what it was. I'm sure Josette Collins was trying to tells us about
       Laura Murdoch Collins" Frank asks, "Now why would Josette Collins
       want us to know that Laura Collins was the descendant of a Laura
       Murdoch Stockbridge?" Vicky replies, "I don't know." She invites
       him in for a drink. He accepts, saying, "As long as it's a stiff
       one. I need one after all this!" They go in.
          Roger, seeing Frank, jokes, "Ah, our legal light." As Frank pours
       himself a drink, Vicky goes and sits beside Laura on the couch and
       asks her about her family. Laura asks why she is asking. Vicky lies,
       "David often asks me about his ancestors. I can tell him all about
       his father's side, but nothing to tell him about his mother's
       family." Laura tells her, "I come from one of the oldest and finest
       families in town..." Across the room, Roger tells Frank, "Oh, Frank.
       Reilly was here earlier. Let me tell you what he told me." Laura
       hears this and tells Roger, "Oh, let's not talk about that now", but
       Roger insists on telling Frank about it. Roger announces, in a very
       sarcastic voice, "The Phoenix Police Department have positively,
       conclusively identified the woman who burned to death in that fire
       in Phoenix." Vicky asks, "They have?" Roger replies, "Yes. The
       lady who was burned to death in that fire has been proven
       conclusively to be Laura Murdoch Collilns." Vicky mutters, "Laura
       Murdoch Collins. Died by fire..." Roger laughs and asks, "I think
       that's absurd, don't you?"
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       Episode 155
       Tape Date: January 20, 1967 (ABC #20-DRK-67)
       Air Date:  January 27, 1967 Friday
       Writer:    Ron Sproat
       Director:  John Sedwick

          Mrs. Johnson goes to Burke's room at the Collinsport Inn and
       asks Burke, "You think Mrs. Collins is going to help you bring
       down the Collins Family, don't you?" Burke replies, "Yes." Mrs.
       Johnson asks, "How?" Burke replies, "By testifying at a re-trial
       that it was Roger at the wheel." Mrs. Johnson asks, "How can you
       be so sure she'll do this?" Burke replies, "She told me she would."
       Mrs. Johnson announces, "Mrs. Collins is a liar." Burke tells her,
       "Those are strong words, Mrs. Johnson. You'd better have proof."
       Mrs. Johnson replies, "I have evidence from her own lips."
       She tells him about the conversation she overheard between Laura and
       Roger. After hearing her account, Burke angrily shouts, "Pacify me?!
       Handle me?!"
          David is visiting Laura at the cottage. Laura tells David, "You'd
       better be going back. It's almost dinner time. Now you're sure nobody
       knows you came here?" David assures her that nobody does. Laura
       tells him, "Good. Now you mustn't ever tells anyone about you visits
       to me. Especially your Aunt Elizabeth." David remarks, "I don't
       know why why Aunt Elizabeth doesn't want me to see you anymore."
       Laura replies, "She just doen't understand how much we need each
       other." David sees a box on a table and asks, "What's this?"
       Laura explains, "A music box. Would you like to hear it play?"
       She opens the top and the music box plays. She tells him, "Like it?
       It's yours." She pauses, then adds, "But I think you'd better keep
       it here." David begs her to let him bring it back to Collinwood,
       promising, "I'll keep it hidden!" She finally gives in.
          David returns to Collinwood and runs into Elizabeth in the foyer.
       Elizabeth asks, "Where have you been?" David lies, "At the beach."
       Elizabeth notices that he seems to be hiding something behind his
       back and asks, "What do you have there?" David shows her. Elizabeth
       asks, "Where did you get that?" David lies, "I found it on the
       beach." Elizabeth tells him, "No, I've seen this before. I recognize
       it. It belongs to your mother. I've seen it on a table at the
       cottage. She gave it to you, didn't she?" David lamely replies, "No.
       I found it on the beach. Maybe SHE lost it there!" Elizabeth tells
       him, "You're lying David. Why?" David shouts, "BECAUSE YOU WOULDN'T
       UNDERSTAND!" Elizabeth takes him into the drawing room and explains
       to him why she doesn't want him seeing his mother and explains she's
       forbidding him from seeing his mother because she(Elizabeth) loves
       him. David shouts, "Well, I don't love you! You're mean and I hate
       you!" and runs off.
          Burke goes to the cottage and confronts Laura. Laura starts to
       cry. Burke is affected by this and calms down.
          At Collinwood, Elizabeth puts on her coat and goes out the
       front door.
          Laura tells Burke that she lied to Roger, that she said what she
       did to him so he would give her custody of David. Burke tells her
       he believes her and kisses her. Suddenly, they hear a voice shout,
       "LAURA!" They look and see that Elizabeth has come in. Burke says,
       "Let me explain..", but Laura tells him to leave, saying she'll
       talk to Elizabeth. Burke leaves. Laura starts to talk to Elizabeth
       about Burke, but Elizabeth tells her, "It's not you and Burke I'm
       interested in, it's you and David. I know all about your secret
       meeting with him, about how you encouraged him to lie about it."
       She orders her to leave Collinwood. Laura replies, "Tonight? I need
       more time." Elizabeth tells her, "You have plenty of time. I want you
       to leave by tomorrow at the latest! You're never going to get David!"
       Laura retorts, "I'm going to get David and you're not going to be
       able to stop me!" Elizabeth asks, "What do you mean?" Laura replies,
       "You'll find out!" Elizabeth shouts, "Leave! Now! Do you hear me?"
       Laura replies, "Yes. I hear you." Elizabeth replies, "Good!" and
       leaves. Laura goes and sits down by the fire.
          Elizabeth returns to Collinwood and looks for Roger.
          At the cottage, Laura stares into the fire strangely.
          Elizabeth, having not found Roger in the drawing room, goes into
       the foyer. Suddenly, she starts to walk unsteadily, as if she were
       dizzy. She starts up the stairs. She seems to get more unsteady with
       each step. Halfway up, she stops, shouts, "Roger! Vicky! Somebody,
       help me!" and falls all the way down the stairs.
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       Episode 156
       Tape Date: January 23, 1967 (ABC #21-DRK-67)
       Air Date:  January 30, 1967 Monday
       Writer:    Ron Sproat
       Director:  Lela Swift

          Roger, hearing Elizabeth's screams, comes running out of the
       bedroom hallway. He sees Elizabeth at the foot of the stairs and
       runs down to her. He is soon joined by Vicky, who has also heard
       Elizabeth's screams. Elizabeth regains conciousness. Roger tells
       Vicky to get a doctor, but Elizabeth insists, "No, that won't be
       necessary. I'm fine. I've got a lot of things to do. I'm expecting
       a call from Metcalf and I've got to give Mrs. Johnson the menu for
       tomorrow." Vicky and Roger are shocked. They tell her, "It's 10 at
       night. You've already given Mrs. Johnson the menu for tomorrow, and
       the call from Metcalf came at 3:30 in the afternoon." They find
       that Elizabeth can't remember anything that happened after mid
       morning.
          Joe is at the Blue Whale. Carolyn walks in. She goes to the bar
       and asks if Burke has been in and is told he hasn't. Joe goes up
       to her and asks, "Aren't you even going to say hello?" Carolyn
       replies, "I didn't think you wanted me to." They strike up a
       conversation. Carolyn asks if they could remain friends. Joe
       replies, "No. I think it would be better if we stayed away from
       one another." The phone rings. The bartender answers. He tells
       Carolyn it's for her and gives it to her. Over the phone, Roger
       tells Carolyn that something's happened to Elizabeth. Carolyn asks,
       "What?" Roger replies, "We don't know. The doctor is here with her
       right now."
          Carolyn rushes home. In the foyer, Roger tells her, "The doctor
       left half an hour ago. He doesn't know what happened to her. All
       he knows is that it wasn't a heart attack or stroke." Carolyn tells
       him, "I've got to see her!"
          Carolyn goes to see her mother. She finds her in a very confused
       state. Elizabeth tells Carolyn that she isn't sick, that something's
       happened to her. She begs, "Please help me! Why doesn't someone
       help me?"
          Carolyn goes downstairs and tells Vicky that Elizabeth keeps
       saying that she thinks something's going to happen to her.
          It is 2:00 at night. Elizabeth starts muttering, "The storm...
       the cottage... I remember going out into the storm..." Suddenly,
       she awakens and exclaims, "I remember! I remember what happened
       now! I remember going to the cottage and telling Laura to leave.."
       She shouts, "Roger! Vicky! Come quickly! I remember now!" She gets
       out of bed, looking very excited, but suddenly stops when she sees
       a figure standing in front of the window, silhouetted by the
       lightning.  Elizabeth demands, "Who is it?", but the figure doesn't
       answer. Elizabeth screams. The figure disappears. Roger and Vicky
       come running into the room and ask Elizabeth what's wrong. She
       mumbles, "The bird. High up against the sky. The fire, the waves
       against the rocks.  The bird, the fire, the stones.... The bird, the
       fire, the stones..." and collapses into unconciousness.
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       Episode 157
       Tape Date: January 24, 1967 (ABC #22-DRK-67)
       Air Date:  January 31, 1967 Tuesday
       Writer:    Ron Sproat
       Director:  Lela Swift

          It is early the next morning. Vicky awakens in the drawing
       room, apparently having fallen asleep in a chair there. She mutters
       to herself, still half asleep, "The stones... The stones..." She
       awakens fully and smells jasmine in the air. She exclaims, "Josette!
       I know you're here! Please help me understand those words Mrs.
       Stoddard said!... Yes! The stones, those are the headstones in the
       graveyard, aren't they. No, Josette, don't leave now!!" But the
       smell of jasmine disappears.
          Vicky comes back down the stairs into the foyer and into the
       drawing room. She is now dressed in a coat to go out. There's a
       knock at the door. Vicky quickly goes and answers it. It's Frank
       Garner. He asks, "Why did you call to come down here?" Vicky tells
       him, "I'll tell you later." Frank protests, "When you called me at
       5 in the morning, you'd told me you'd tell me when I got here..."
       Roger comes down the stairs and asks, "What's going on down here?"
       Vicky tells him, "I just called Frank to ask him to take me out for
       a drive after all that's happened." Frank asks, "What's happened?"
       Roger tells him about Elizabeth. Frank asks, "Is there anything I
       can do?" Roger replies, "No, just take Vicky out for her drive. It'll
       do her some good."
          After leaving Roger, Frank asks Vicky, "Where are we going? And
       don't tell me we're just going out for a drive." Vicky replies,
       "We're going back to the cemetary. Back to the crypt!"
          Frank and Vicky go back to the cemetary and knock at the door of
       the crypt for a long time. There is no answer. Vicky keeps knocking
       and shouts, "Do you hear me?" A voice from behing replies, "I hear
       you." Frank and Vicky turn and see the old man coming up the walk.
       He tells them, "The storm knocked over some of the gravestones and
       I've got to check the records to see where they go." He opens the
       door and lets them in. The old man mutters, "I've got to check my
       records to see where the stones go." Vicky asks, "You must have
       pretty complete records of this cemetary." The old man replies,
       "Not just this one, but also the other one seven miles up the
       road, the one they had to move when the town became too big for
       both the living and the dead." Vicky asks if he has records of any
       other Laura Murdoch's. The old man asks, "What's the surname? I
       can't do anything for you without the last name." Vicky tells her
       she doesn't know, just Laura Murdoch with any last name. The old
       man recalls, "Yes, I do seem to remember another Laura Murdoch
       something, but I can't remember the last name." Suddenly, Vicky
       remarks that she smells jasmine in the room. No one else smells it.
       A book mysteriously pulls out of a bookshelf and falls to the
       ground. No one sees it doing so, but Vicky, Frank and the old man
       quickly turn when they hear it hit the ground. Frank goes and picks
       it up. He remarks, "Laura Murdoch Radcliffe." The old man exclaims,
       "Yes! That's the one I was thinking of. Laura Murdoch Radcliffe!"
       Vicky asks, "Frank, how did you know?" He shows her the book and
       tells her, "Look at the page this book opened to." She looks at it
       and reads, "Laura Murdoch Radcliffe." The old man leaves, saying,
       "I think I have some more complete records of her." Vicky reads the
       book and exclaims, "Frank! Look at the dates! Laura Murdoch Radcliffe,
       1846-1867! Don't you see? Laura Murdoch Stockbridge died in 1767,
       exactly 100 years before. And..." Frank finishes for her, "And it's
       now 1967, exactly 100 years after." The old man returns with another
       book, saying "Found her! Here she is!." He reads from it, "Laura
       Murdoch Radcliffe, married Robert Radcliffe..." He pauses and
       exclaims, "Now that's strange. It doesn't list who her parents
       were. Now that's NEVER done!" Vicky asks, "Does it say anything
       else about her?" The old man replies, "Just the way she died."
       Frank asks, "How?" The old man hands the book to Frank. Frank reads,
       "Laura Murdoch Radcliffe. 1840-1867 Died by fire..."
          Lt. Reilly drops by Collinwood and tells Roger that the lab
       reports have come back. Roger, who has other things on his mind, is
       very irritated that Reilly is bothering him and is trying to get
       rid of him. Reilly tells him that the woman in the cottage has been
       positively identified as Laura Collins. Roger angrily tells him,
       "Of course she is. I told you she was."  Frank and Vicky return.
       Roger sarcastically tells them, "Lt. Reilly has come here to tell
       us something fantastic. Laura IS Laura!" and leaves.  Reilly tells
       Frank and Vicky about the reports. Frank asks, "And the body in
       Phoenix?" Reilly replies, "Frankly, we're stumped on that. Both the
       woman in the cottage AND the woman who died in the fire identify 100%
       positive as Laura Collins. We're just going to close the case with
       with woman in the fire as unidentified." He remarks, "If I
       weren't a sane man, I'd think there were TWO Laura Collinses." and
       leaves. Vicky remarks, "Or maybe four..."
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