Fear in the Night
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One of several low-budget mellers directed by scriptwriter Maxwell Shane, Fear in the Night was based on the short story Nightmare by William Irish (pseudonym for Cornell Woolrich). In his first starring role, DeForest Kelley plays Vince Grayson, a young man who has a terrible nightmare wherein he sees himself killing someone. When he awakens, Vince finds a couple of pieces of evidence indicating that his dream was no dream. Detective Cliff Herlihy (Paul Kelly) doesn't believe that Vince has killed anyone, but agrees to investigate. While taking shelter from a storm in a remote mansion,… More

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Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Its shortcomings, most of which arise from it not having aged particularly well, are ultimately offset by its ethereality."
‑ Michael Nordine, Not Coming to a Theater Near You
"An excellent low-budget psychological thriller."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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