The Price of Fear (1956 film)

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The Price of Fear
The Price of Fear (1956 film) poster.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed by Abner Biberman
Produced by Howard Christie
Screenplay by Dick Irving Hyland
Story by Robert Tallman
Starring Merle Oberon
Lex Barker
Cinematography Irving Glassberg
Edited by Ray Snyder
Universal Pictures
Distributed by Universal Pictures
Release date
  • March 13, 1956 (1956-03-13) (United States)
Running time
79 minutes
Country United States
Language English

The Price of Fear is a 1956 film noir crime film directed by Abner Biberman starring Merle Oberon and Lex Barker.


David Barrett, the co-owner of a dog-track, discovers that his partner has sold out to gangster Frankie Edare (Stevens) who plans to take sole control of the track and wants to get rid of Barrett. His problems are just beginning, though, as he finds himself involved with Jessica Warren who, unknown to him, was involved in a hit-and-run accident and is trying to set him up for the crime. When Edare kills Barrett's ex-partner to frame him, Barret is falsely accused of committing two murders. Mayhem ensues when the police arrest him, but justice eventually prevails.


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