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Sudden Fear (1952)

Sudden Fear
Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $24,476Details
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A successful and wealthy playwright falls in love and marries a mediocre actor who, she discovers, only married her for her money and with the aid of an old flame, plans to murder her.


Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 13,101-13,200) 13,157 $24,476
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 18,301-18,400) 18,308 $24,476

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Movie Details

Domestic Releases: August 7th, 1952 (Limited) by RKO Radio Pictures
August 12th, 2016 (Limited) by Cohen Media Group
Video Release: October 12th, 1999 by Kino Video
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Running Time: 110 minutes
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Keywords: Theater Actor, Screenwriters, Familial Murder, Infidelity, New York, San Francisco, Nightmare, Nightclub, Theater, Revenge, Car Accident, Love Triangle, Surprise Twist
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Joseph Kaufman Productions Inc, RKO Pictures
Production Countries: United States

Leading Cast

   Myra Hudson Blaine

Supporting Cast

Jack Palance    Lester Blaine
Gloria Grahame    Irene Nevis
Bruce Bennett    Steve Kearney
Mike Connors    Junior Kearney
Virginia Huston    Ann Taylor
George Chan    Julius
Arthur Space    Party Guest
Selmer Jackson    Party Guest
Estelle Ettere    Party Guest

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Production and Technical Credits

Lenore Coffee    Screenwriter
Robert Smith    Screenwriter
Joseph Kaufman    Producer
Taylor Holmes    Producer
Leon Barsha    Editor
Irving Taylor    Composer
Elmer Bernstein    Composer
Jack Brooks    Composer
Arthur Altman    Composer

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2016/08/12 60 $11,126   13 $856   $11,126 1
2016/08/19 73 $3,476 -69% 21 $166   $21,974 2

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2016/08/12 59 $18,498   18 $1,028   $18,498 1
2016/08/19 80 $5,978 -68% 25 $239   $24,476 2