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Sudden Fear

Sudden Fear(1952)

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Brief Synopsis

An ambitious actor insinuates himself into the life of a wealthy middle-aged woman, then plots with his mistress to murder her.

Cast & Crew

David Miller Director
Joan Crawford Myra Hudson Blaine
Jack Palance Lester Blaine
Gloria Grahame Irene Nevis
Bruce Bennett Steve Kearney
Virginia Huston Ann Taylor
Touch Conners Junior Kearney
Taylor Holmes Producer
George Chan Julius, the butler
Arthur Space Party guest
Estelle Ettere Party guest
Selmer Jackson Party guest
Charles B. Lang Jr. Director of Photography

Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  New York opening: 7 Aug 1952
Release Date:  1952 Production Date:  EB
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  RKO Radio Pictures, Inc.
Sound:  Mono Production Co:  Joseph Kaufman Productions, Inc., RKO Radio Pictures, Inc.
Duration(mins):  110-111 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  9,966    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • Classic!

    Wanda 2018-08-31

    This is a classic suspense film that moves along quickly. Joan Crawford and Jack Palance are great! There are some wonderful tense moments throughout the... MORE>

  • A Real 5-Star Thriller

    el debbo 2016-12-27

    The story rolls rapidly along, clickety clack, like the wheels of the train taking them to San Francisco. Crawford and Palance are lovebirds, some say... MORE>

  • Crawford And Palance are Great !

    DON RILEY 2016-12-17

    You see many "good" films on TCM. This is film is a "cut above" in my mind. Some of the writing is not all that crisp and sharp, in... MORE>