Sudden Fear

Synopsis: Actor Lester Blaine has all but landed the lead in Myra Hudson's new play when Myra vetoes him because, to her, he doesn't look like a "romantic leading man." On a train from New York to San Francisco, Blaine sets out to prove Myra romancing her. Is he sincere, or does he have a dark ulterior motive? The answer brings on a game of cat and mouse; but who's the cat and who's the mouse?
Director(s): David Miller
Production: RKO Radio Pictures
  Nominated for 4 Oscars. Another 1 win & 1 nomination.
Rotten Tomatoes:
110 min

Now that I have you,

let me explain ...

- What happened.

- Please, no.

As an author,

distribution to you.

I read the reviews, they were

commendations. Congratulations.

It's embarrassing, coming from you.

- Forget it.

- Thank you.

If we spent

to get serious?

Do you play Stud Poker?

I did not play


- The poker cards returned?

- Yes.

I played with my father.

Parts rabid.

You like it?

I loved it!

A very good player.

You may anyway?

- I tried it!

- Enter.

Scotch with ice.

- You would have a deck of cards?

- I always have one, just in case.

Thank you!

- Let.

- I invited you!

- Please.

- I insist!

Will ...

It to play matches.

- What?

- In the matches, you know?

I'm afraid not.

I'll teach you.

Excuse me.


Yes, here.

I will explain.

3 matches for you.

Your hand.

3 for you and 3 for me.

Put your hands behind your back.

Place a number,

0, 1, 2, 3 ... or in one hand.


fist and stretch like this.

How many matches

in our hands?

- In both?

- Yes.

See ...


My turn. I say 3.

Turn your hand.

4! I won!

Yes ...

You've never played there?

No, I assure you.

Thank you.

I close the door?

No, thank you.

If we did a little poker?

It takes tokens.

Shuffle the cards.

We use matches.

Four for you.

For me.

For you and for me.

Do not you have one too?


Miss Hudson

I have the right cut.

Sorry. Cut.

Where were you born?

Near Pittsburgh.

My father was a miner.

Young, I did mine too.

No choice.

Since then, I cross the country at night.

The day I do not recognize anything.

My father did not understand

I need to breathe,

reading books.

And you started?

In the army I was playing Lennie

in Of Mice and Men Of .

Wonderful way to war.

But that caused my loss.


is a passion.

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