Cape Fear
adapted as "Cape Fear"

Cape Fear by John D. MacDonald

Cape Fear
John D. MacDonald

Publisher: Fawcett
ISBN-10: 0-449-13190-4
ISBN-13: 978-0-449-13190-9
Published: June 1958

Synopsis: An insane criminal threatens to destroy a family, and the police are powerless to protect them.

For fourteen years convicted rapist Max Cady nursed his hatred for Sam Bowden into an insane passion for revenge. He lived only for the day he would be free — free to track down and destroy the man who had put him behind bars.

Murder was merciful compared to what Cady had in mind — and what Cady had in mind was Bowden's innocent and lovely teenaged daughter ...

Additional notes: Originally published as The Executioners. The information link is to a more recent paperback edition.

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Cape Fear
J. Lee Thompson, Director

Theatrical release date: 04/12/1962
DVD release date: 09/18/2001
Studio: Universal

Cast: Sam Bowden (Gregory Peck), Max Cady (Robert Mitchum), Peggy Bowden (Polly Bergen), Nancy Bowden (Lori Martin), Police Chief Mark Dutton (Martin Balsam), Dave Grafton  (Jack Kruschen)

Rating: Not Rated
Running time: 105 minutes

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