"With suspense screwed way beyond the sticking point, superb camerawork, and Crawford in nerve-jangling extravagant form, it's hugely enjoyable." -Time Out
Newly Restored! In this rediscovered masterpiece of film noir, Joan Crawford plays a successful playwright who marries a mediocre actor (Jack Palance). She soon discovers that he not only married her for money but that he plans to murder her with the help of his lover (Gloria Grahame).
Sudden Fear received Academy Award Nominations in 1952 for Charles Lang Jr (Best Black & White Cinematography), Joan Crawford (Best Actress), and Jack Palance (Best Supporting Actor).