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Bank teller Vince Grayson wakes from a nightmare in which he and an unknown woman murdered a man in a strange, mirrored room. Only a dream...but Vince finds that he has physical objects and bruises from his "dream." His cop brother-in-law dismisses his story...until the family, on a picnic, takes shelter from a thunderstorm in a deserted mansion containing that mirrored room. Is doom closing in on Vince?Written by
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The failure of the original copyright holder to renew the film's copyright resulted in it falling into public domain, meaning that virtually anyone could duplicate and sell a VHS/DVD copy of the film. Therefore, many of the versions of this film available on the market are either severely (and usually badly) edited and/or of extremely poor quality, having been duped from second - or third-generation (or more) copies of the film. See more »
It is daytime when Vince Grayson (DeForest Kelly) is about to jump out of his window. When his brother-in-law goes to save him - it is nighttime. When he is pulled back into the window - it is daytime again. See more »
Fear in the Night brings to mind Edgar G. Ulmer's legendary Detour in its brevity, its cast of unknowns, and its technical primitiveness. It doesn't have that film's crude and daring originality, though. Basically it's the story of a nightmare that turns out to be true (in fact it was remade in the 50s as Nightmare, with Edward G. Robinson). The whole premise of the plot is of such an implausibility that it's hard to take seriously, but if you close your mind and swallow it, the film develops a certain sleazy integrity. If you clicked onto this movie during a long, sleepless night of the soul, you'd probably stay till the (metaphorical) dawn.
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