Sudden Fear Poster

Release Date: November 9th, 2001

DVD Release Date: September 2nd, 2003

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 50 min

Plot Summary
Following a whirlwind courtship, acclaimed playwright Myra Hudson (Joan Crawford) marries Lester Blaine (Jack Palance), a slick actor she has just fired from her latest play. Shortly after the honeymoon, Myra overhears Lester and his lover, Irene (Gloria Grahame), plotting to murder the wealthy writer for her inheritance. Shattered by the revelation, Myra pulls herself together and hatches a revenge scheme. But can she go through with her violent plans?

Cast: Joan Crawford, Jack Palance, Gloria Grahame, Bruce Bennett, Virginia Huston, Mike Connors

Director: David Miller

Genres: Thriller

Production Co: Joseph Kaufmann Productions

Keywords: Melodramatic, 1950s, Revenge, Friend, Marriage, Deception, Escape, New York City, Dark, Suspenseful


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Nominated Costume Design (Black-and-White)