Sudden Fear

USA – 1952 – black and white

Direction: David Miller | Screenplay: Lenore J. Coffee, Robert Smith, Joan Crawford | Cinematography: Charles Lang | Editing: Leon Barsha | Soundtrack: Elmer Bernstein | Cast: Joan Crawford, Jack Palance, Gloria Grahame, Bruce Bennett, Virginia Huston | Production: Joe Kaufmann, Joan Crawford | Runtime: 110’

After an ambitious actor insinuates himself into the life of a wealthy middle-aged playwright and marries her, he plots with his mistress to murder her.

*The film had 4 Oscar nominations (Actress in a Leading Role, Actor in a Supporting Role, Photography and Costume Design)

David Miller
Filmography (selective)
Saturday’s Hero (1951)
Beautiful Stranger (1954)
The Opposite Sex (1956)
The Story Of Esther Costello (1957)
Midnight Lace (1960)
Lonely Are The Brave (1962)
Hammerhead (1968)
Executive Action (1973)