adapted as "Cape Fear"
John D. MacDonald
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.
— Purchase Options —
— ♦ —
J. Lee Thompson, Director
Theatrical release date: 04/12/1962
DVD release date: 09/18/2001
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
— Purchase and/or Rental Options —
SPONSORED and AFFILIATE LINKS