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Fear (1946 film)

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Genre  Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery
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Language  English
5.5/10 IMDb

Director  Alfred Zeisler
Music director  Edward J. Kay
Country  United States
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Release date  March 2, 1946 (1946-03-02) (United States)
Based on  Crime and Punishment  by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Writer  Dennis J. Cooper (original screenplay), Alfred Zeisler (original screenplay)
Cast  Peter Cookson (Larry Crain), Warren William (Police Capt. Burke), Anne Gwynne (Eileen Stevens), Francis Pierlot (Prof. Stanley), Nestor Paiva (Detective Shaefer), James Cardwell (Ben - a Student)
Screenplay  Alfred Zeisler, Dennis Cooper
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Fear is a 1946 low-budget film noir directed by Alfred Zeisler. The film is considered a loose adaptation of Dostoyevsky's Crime and Punishment.

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Plot

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A broke medical student in desperate need of tuition money sells everything he owns to a dishonest professor. When the student's scholarship is suddenly taken from him, he flies into a rage and kills the professor, whom he feels is responsible for his situation. His life then begins to improve, but as the student grows more reckless, police suspicion continues to grow.

Cast

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  • Peter Cookson as Larry Crain
  • Warren William as Police Capt. Burke
  • Anne Gwynne as Eileen Stevens
  • Francis Pierlot as Prof. Stanley
  • James Cardwell as Ben
  • Critical reception

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    Film historians Alain Silver and Elizabeth Ward give the film a positive review. "This low budget film is hardly pure Dostoevsky, but it has a visual style superior to and more cohesive than the typical Monogram product."


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