Fear in the Night

July 15, 2013 at 12:12 am (5 Heads, Fear in the Night) (, , , , , )

Fear in the Night – 1947 – United States

A banker has a nightmare about murdering a stranger. Upon waking, he finds speckles of blood on his body and is convinced the dream was real. His detective brother-in-law is skeptical, until the banker (by happenstance) locates the house where the murder occurred. Questioning the local police, the banker and the detective discover that two people were recently killed within. Through a poorly-detailed series of deductions, the detective determines that the culprit is a hypnotist who mind-controlled the banker to commit the crime. In the climax, the banker is hypnotized again, resulting in a shootout and a chase before the hypnotist’s car plunges off a cliff.

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