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Cheatin' wife Claire Quimby (Audrey Totter) stares defiantly at Warren Quimby (Richard Basehart), her meek, bespectacled, pharmacist husband.
Cheatin' wife Claire Quimby (Audrey Totter) stares defiantly at Warren Quimby (Richard Basehart), her meek, bespectacled, pharmacist husband.
Richard Basehart and Audrey Totter face off against police lieutenants Edgar Gonsales (William Conrad) and Collier Bonnabel (Barry Sullivan).
Richard Basehart and Audrey Totter face off against police lieutenants Edgar Gonsales (William Conrad) and Collier Bonnabel (Barry Sullivan).

Thumbnail for Tension (1949) Tension (1949)

Basic Info Rusty's rating: 78
Notable as: Film noirGenre: Film noir, Black-and-white, Thriller, Psychological thriller, Crime Fiction, DramaNarrative location: CaliforniaRuntime: 95 minutesLanguage: EnglishCountry: United StatesDirector: John BerryScreenwriter: Allen RivkinMusic: André PrevinCinematography: Harry StradlingStars: Richard Basehart, Audrey Totter, Cyd Charisse, Lloyd Gough, Barry Sullivan, Tom D'Andrea, William Conrad, Tito RenaldoAward details: (details at IMDb)
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Tension is a 1949 crime thriller film noir directed by John Berry, and written by Allen Rivkin, based on a story written by John D. Klorer. The drama features Richard Basehart, Audrey Totter, Cyd Charisse, Barry Sullivan, and William Conrad.


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