Suddenly (1954)

Unrated   |    |  Crime, Drama, Film-Noir


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In the city of Suddenly, three gangsters trap the Benson family in their own house, on the top of a hill nearby the railroad station, with the intention of killing the president of the USA.


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10 May 2012 | Petey-10
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| Intense moments in the house
The president is supposed to arrive by train to a small town called Suddenly.John Baron and his thugs who want to assassinate the president, take over a house on a hill.In that house fighting for their lives are Pop Benson, Ellen Benson, the kid Pidge and sheriff Tod Shaw.Later also TV repairman Jud Kelly becomes a hostage.Frank Sinatra is terrific as John Baron.He plays the role in a way you almost start feeling sorry for the guy.Sterling Hayden is brilliant as Tod Shaw.James Gleason is superb as Peter "Pop" Benson.Nancy Gates is amazing as Ellen.Kim Charney does Pidge the kid's part brilliantly.James "Maureen's brother" O'Hara is great as Jud.Also great work by Willis Bouchey, who plays Dan Carney.I found this movie recently on a DVD at the library.It's an intense small town story.All the stuff that takes place in the end.The kid with the gun, the TV set with a high voltage...This film-noir is certainly worth watching.

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