Fear in the Night
Fear in the Night (1947)

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… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: January 1, 1947
DVD Release Date: August 26, 2014
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Michael Nordine
Not Coming to a Theater Near You

Its shortcomings, most of which arise from it not having aged particularly well, are ultimately offset by its ethereality.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

An excellent low-budget psychological thriller.

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Kevin M. Williams
A man awakes after a dream of murdering a stranger only to find actual evidence of the deed on his person. Was it only a dream or did he kill someone?… More
Aj V
Did DeForest Kelley/Dr. "Bones" McCoy kill someone? He's not sure if it was a dream or reality. It was interesting to see Kelley in an older… More