Although the bad weather means that she might not have many customers to cook for, Maggie sends Ben out to do some chores. After Ben leaves, Del comes in, and begins to act strangely. When Ben returns with a load of firewood, Del suddenly draws a gun on him. Ben then goes into town, while Maggie fixes a meal for Del. Soon afterward, when Red comes in, both men prepare to draw their guns. They tell Maggie about a bitter argument during a poker game the night before, and tell her to get out of the way while they settle things. Maggie begins desperately to try to stop them from shooting at each other.
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Maggie grabs the handles of hot items such as the skillet and coffee pot with no insulation to protect her from burns. See more
Himself - Host
[Alfred Hitchcock loads one bullet into a revolver and spins the barrel. He aims the gun offstage left while holding it up to his ear, and pulls the trigger - click. He spins the barrel again, and pulls the trigger - click. He shrugs
That's precisely why I don't care for Russian roulette. I never seem to win. There are two revolvers such as this, which play a part in tonight's story. It is what you might call a Western, although there isn't a horse to be seen. We intended to get ...