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Fear (1946)

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68 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery

A medical student--broke, hungry and desperate for money--is hired to murder a loan shark. After the killing he is tormented by guilt over what he's done. A detective, who knows the student committed the crime but can't prove it, plays on ...See moreA medical student--broke, hungry and desperate for money--is hired to murder a loan shark. After the killing he is tormented by guilt over what he's done. A detective, who knows the student committed the crime but can't prove it, plays on the young man's guilt in order to get him to confess to the crime. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com See less
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Dennis J. Cooper (original screenplay) (as Dennis Cooper) | Alfred Zeisler (original screenplay)
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Updated Mar 2, 1946

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Mar 2, 1946 (United States)

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29 cast members
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Peter Cookson
Larry Crain Larry Crain   See fewer
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Warren William
Police Capt. Burke Police Capt. Burke   See fewer
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Anne Gwynne
Eileen Stevens / Cathy Stevens Eileen Stevens / Cathy Stevens   See fewer
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James Cardwell
Ben - a Student Ben - a Student   See fewer
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Nestor Paiva
Detective Shaefer Detective Shaefer   See fewer
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Francis Pierlot
Prof. Stanley Prof. Stanley   See fewer
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Almira Sessions
Mrs. Williams - Landlady Mrs. Williams - Landlady   See fewer
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Darren McGavin
Blonde Student Blonde Student   See fewer
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Harry Clay
Student (as Henry Clay) Student (as Henry Clay)   See fewer
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Ernie Adams
House Painter House Painter   See fewer
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Johnny Strong
Student Student   See fewer
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Fairfax Burger
Magician Magician   See fewer
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Phyllis Ayres
Pedestrian (uncredited) Pedestrian (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tony Barrett
Narrator of Edited Version (voice) (uncredited) Narrator of Edited Version (voice) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ken Broeker
Uniformed Officer (uncredited) Uniformed Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
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James Conaty
Man in Police Station (uncredited) Man in Police Station (uncredited)   See fewer
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Chester Conklin
Railroad Switchman (uncredited) Railroad Switchman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bubbles Hecht
Blonde (uncredited) Blonde (uncredited)   See fewer
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Hy Jason
Pedestrian (uncredited) Pedestrian (uncredited)   See fewer
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Carl M. Leviness
Tailor (uncredited) Tailor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Pat McKee
Secondary Bartender at Sea Hawk (uncredited) Secondary Bartender at Sea Hawk (uncredited)   See fewer
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Winnie Nard
Pedestrian (uncredited) Pedestrian (uncredited)   See fewer
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Paul Newlan
Primary Bartender at Sea Hawk (uncredited) Primary Bartender at Sea Hawk (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Richardson
Pedestrian (uncredited) Pedestrian (uncredited)   See fewer
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Cedric Stevens
Minor Role (uncredited) Minor Role (uncredited)   See fewer
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Brick Sullivan
Policeman (uncredited) Policeman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lee 'Lasses' White
Janitor (uncredited) Janitor (uncredited)   See fewer
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5.7 / 10 | 238 votes