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.
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110 min

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a piece of MYRA HUDSON

When I awoke, I fell asleep,

I think of you.

You're the air I breathe,

You're the sky that dominates me,

soil that sustains me.

Music, beauty, light

the sun makes me think of you.

You are all women:

sister that have not had,

mother and I almost forgot,

the woman I've always dreamed of.

All the ties that bind

man and woman,

I want to weave with you.

Anything with you!

End of Act II. Curtain.

The tempo is perfect, Lester.

Keep it.

10 min break.

Listen rather:
"The rumor

Myra Hydson, the heiress

"Which has a greater need for a successful

that Rockefeller million,

"Wrote its best play

Destination with 7th Heaven.


started this week. "

This heritage, which shot!

Give it to me.

Press Fichera you peace.

It discusses changes

of Act II?

Let's start with this actor.

Discovery, right?

What stamp moving!

His voice,

but it was not physical.

This is an excellent actor.

I know Bill, but it is not

sufficient for this role.

He must convince us that

he sings "Blind Mice" Laura,

she finds it

most poetic world.

It takes a seducer

that electrifies

all spectators,

as soon as it comes into play.

I have not seen such a good actor

since John Barrymore.

I observed

all angles.

Sorry, but there is no

for the role.

It is you who judge

the physics of this comedian?

I run it for,

it would be perfect.

Everyone's opinion.

I did not find it

a physical leading man.

My dear, to mount it,

I invested a pittance: $ 85,000.

I know for you it is not.

But it's my money.

Whatever you relate

my pieces.

Well ...

What good talk more?

Remains to announce it to Blaine.

Tell him the truth. Load me.

As a writer, I have the privilege


Including, Bill?

For you to turn.

Surprise yourself that I do not have a friend

across Broadway!

That's all for today.

Mr. Blaine, can I see you

a moment?


Nothing in the mail

that deserves an answer urgently?

A telegram from Steve Kearney.

C. Hoyt request an interview.

The Authors Guild

committee seat on Saturday night.

Friday, 14 am to Hoyt.

Tell the Guild

I will do my best.

For Steve, the first being 21,

I will go to San Francisco on Monday.

Miss Hudson!

In San Francisco

where you were born,

there is a museum,

a portrait of Casanova.

You've probably never seen.

Here, Miss Hudson

what it was like Casanova

donkey's ears, eyes grim,

broken nose

and a large wart on the chin.

Right there!

Once back there,

go and see this picture.

Mr. Blaine ...

Triomphe, "Destination, 7th Heaven"

Myra Hudson

Myra Hudson is a true tobacco

- The train to San Francisco?

- That's it.

I will wait for you there.

Thank you.

I'm exhausted, I do not want to see

person before arriving in San Fransico.

I'll sit in the train.

I will introduce Ann to the airport.

I prefer the train.

Doing a very good trip.

And between here and Chicago,

write me another room!

It will be completed soon Cleveland!

In the car!

Mr. Blaine?

Mr. Blaine?

Good evening, Miss Hudson.

What a coincidence

you ride to Buffalo.

No, I left New York.

Besides, I've seen you ride.


I've seen everything

candy, books, flowers.

See ...

I thought

you come to tell me goodbye.

But you have already done

last month.

I tried to reach you

many times last month.

No kidding?

Excuse me.


Do you want a drink?


I ring?



What are you reading?

" Crime Time ."

- Yes, Miss Hudson?

- Two scotches with ice.

Yes, sir.

How do you know?

Do you drink?

I read the newspapers.

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.

But I will not give up.

I'm stubborn.

I love people as volunteers

circumstances do not start.

You are very good actor.

You know ...

I have no doubt

about your abilities ...

Please. Lunch

was wonderful. And continue.


Definitely not.

We will arrive in Chicago.

I'll show you a place where

were combined sport and theater.

In 4 hours?

In 5 minutes

we have done the trick.

Let's go.

You want to

your makeup "Chicago"?

I'll wait in the car show.

I for ten minutes.

Mr. controller

can I extend my ticket

to San Francisco?

It is good to Chicago.

At the next stop,

I will see if space is available.

There are matches.

Thank you in advance.

Nothing, sir.

for me, half

path to the house.


to have a home ...

I had a great time in Chicago.

Drama for wrestlers.

I have seen everything!

It's all part of the theater.

A topic that you work, right?

I agree.

Why do you work?


Probably because I want

to succeed,

to earn a living without touching

to my father's fortune.

To make my place in the sun.

Do you understand?


Success, we search all.

Each in its own way.

But if I had your inheritance,

I do not know if ...

Of course it is.

It was enough to assemble

some cells and molecules

to produce Lester Blaine.

Nobody in the world

do is exactly the same.

There are 2 billion and 174 million

human beings, but one

Lester Blaine and unique.

What an idea

that I will travel:

2 billion and 174 million

human beings on earth,

but one Myra Hudson.

Forgive me.

Your table is served

the diner, Mr. Blaine.

Thank you.

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