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Tension
7.4 Rating
(10 ratings)
7.2 IMDB rating

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Starring (View all)
Richard Basehart

Richard Basehart

Warren Quimby
Audrey Totter

Audrey Totter

Claire Quimby
Cyd Charisse

Cyd Charisse

Mary Chanler
Barry Sullivan

Barry Sullivan

Lt. Collier Bonnabel
Lloyd Gough

Lloyd Gough

Barney Deager
Tom D

Tom D'Andrea

Freddie
William Conrad

William Conrad

Lt. Edgar Gonsales
Tito Renaldo

Tito Renaldo

Narco


Written by (View all)
Allen Rivkin

Allen Rivkin

(screenplay)
John D. Klorer

John D. Klorer



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3 years, 2 months ago at Feb 14 7:14
“Tension” should creep its way into unseen or forgotten noir gems on its way to even better lists. Just because it stars Richard Basehart and not Glenn Ford, Audrey Totter and not Gloria Grahame and a non-dancing, dramatic Cyd Charisse means that it shouldn’t be considered as a taut, edgy thriller, and with the works.
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Release date: 25 November 1949
Film Noir (3), 1949 (2), Murder (1), 1940s (1), Quimby (1), Drama (1), Romance (1), Crime (1), Jealousy (1)
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" A meek pharmacist creates an alternate identity under which he plans to murder the bullying liquor salesman who has become his wife’s lover. Starring Richard Basehart, Audrey Totter , Cyd Charisse and Barry Sullivan "


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geojones100 posted a review 3 years, 2 months ago

““Tension” should creep its way into unseen or forgotten noir gems on its way to even better lists. Just because it stars Richard Basehart and not Glenn Ford, Audrey Totter and not Gloria Grahame and a non-dancing, dramatic Cyd Charisse means that it shouldn’t be considered as a taut, edgy thriller, and with the works.” read more

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"Feb.6 “Tension” should creep its way into unseen or forgotten noir gems on its way to even better lists. Just because it stars Richard Basehart and not Glenn Ford, Audrey Totter and not Gloria Grahame and a non-dancing, dramatic Cyd Charisse means that it shouldn’t be considered as a taut, edgy thriller, and with the works. The story: a well-mannered, devout husband plans revenge on playful, inconsiderate wife by re-inventing his identity to commit the perfect crime is nothing new but wi"


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