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Tension
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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


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Allen Rivkin Allen Rivkin
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John D. Klorer John D. Klorer


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4 years, 12 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
Tags: Film Noir (5), 1949 (4), Romance (2), Crime (2), Murder (2), 1940s (2), Drama (2), Police (1), Detective (1), Gun (1), Infidelity (1), Beach (1), Camera (1), Cyd Charisse (1), Quimby (1), Richard Basehart (1), Jealousy (1), Suspense (1), Black And White (1), Audrey Totter (1)
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Murder, Mystery, and Obscure Films (Part 1) (36 movies items)

" 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 4 years, 12 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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