Sudden Fear

Directed by David Miller

Year: 1952
Running Time: 110
Color Type: Black & White
Aspect Ratio: 1.37:1
Country: U.S.
Language: English
Genres: Drama, Crime, Thriller
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Sudden Fear

Cast
Joan Crawford
Jack Palance
Gloria Grahame
Bruce Bennett
Virginia Huston

Crew
Directed by David Miller


Newly Restored! In this rediscovered masterpiece of film noir, Joan Crawford plays a successful playwright who marries a mediocre actor (Jack Palance). She soon discovers that he not only married her for money but that he plans to murder her with the help of his lover (Gloria Grahame).

Sudden Fear received Academy Award Nominations in 1952 for Charles Lang Jr (Best Black & White Cinematography), Joan Crawford (Best Actress), and Jack Palance (Best Supporting Actor).

Reviews

"Twisty, neurotic, and lots of fun!" - Time Out New York

"A masterpiece of cinema!"-- Francois Truffaut

"With suspense screwed way beyond the sticking point, superb camerawork, and Crawford in nerve-jangling extravagant form, it's hugely enjoyable." -Time Out



Awards

  • Academy Award Nominated-- Best Actress

    Academy Award Nominated-- Best Supporting Actor

    Academy Award Nominated-- Best Cinematography

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