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Sudden Fear

Los Angeles, CA: RKO Radio Pictures, 1952. Original pressbook for the 1952 film, "Sudden Fear," directed by David Miller, based on the 1948 novel by Edna Sherry. Written for the screen by Lenore Coffee and Robert Smith and starring Joan Crawford, Jack Palance and Gloria Grahame. When a wealthy playwright (Joan Crawford) discovers a plot by her new husband (Jack Palance) and his former lover (Gloria Grahame) to murder her for her inheritance, she quickly hatches her own plan to kill them first. 20 pages, saddle-stitched, 12 x 18 inches.

Very Good plus condition, starting at the crown, tiny chip at the top front corner and a short diagonal crease to one outer corner of the rear panel. Faint horizontal fold crease at the center of the wrapper and pages. Nominated for four Academy awards, including Best Actress and Best Supporting Actor. A stylish and well acted late RKO noir, Crawford received her third and final Oscar nomination for this film. Silver and Ward, pp. 273-274, Selby (1984), 405.
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