Sudden Fear
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Joan Crawford stars as wealthy San Francisco heiress Myra Hudson, a successful playwright who meets Lester Blaine (Jack Palance) while casting her new play in New York. They meet again on the train ride back, fall in love and marry. Unknown to Myra, Lester is seeing mistress Irene Neves (Gloria Grahame), whom he still loves and has married only for her money. While looking through her study, Irene and Lester learn that Myra has made a will leaving only $10,000 a year to Lester (though if he remarries following her death he receives nothing). Seeing that the will has not yet taken effect, they… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 100%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Joan Crawford won her third and last Oscar nomination for this well executed noir thriller, featuring Jack Palance in a scary performance."
‑ Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com
"Joan Crawford is great in this noir thriller."
‑ Cole Smithey, ColeSmithey.com
"The suspense is marred by plot devices that don't hold up to further scrutiny."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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