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Nightmare (1956)

Approved | | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir | 20 August 1956 (Sweden)
A New Orleans musician has a nightmare about killing a man in a strange house but he suspects that it really happened.

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Rene Bressard
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Stan Grayson
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Madge Novick
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A musician has a nightmare in which he killed a man. When he wakes up he finds evidence that the crime really took place and tries to find the truth with the help of his brother-in-law who is a police officer. Written by Volker Boehm

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Beware ! These are the eyes of a hypnotist !


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(Western Electric Recording)

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Trivia

Frank Paul Sylos, who did the art direction, also did the art direction for "Fear in the Night," the original story, "Nightmare," by Cornel Woolrich. See more »

Goofs

According to the elevator there are only 15 floors in the hotel, but the shot of the building from outside shows more than fifteen. See more »

Connections

Version of Fear in the Night (1947) See more »

Soundtracks

What's Your Sad Story
Words and Music by Richard M. Sherman (as Dick Sherman)
Performed by Connie Russell / Billy May Orchestra
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I'd really love to see/find this film again.
14 May 2000 | by (larwar1230@webtv.net) – See all my reviews

I saw this movie several years ago, and it scared me plenty. It used to run a lot on late night tv, but I haven't seen it in years. I'm surprised AMC doesn't pick it up with its' film noir series.


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