A daily note on some event in the history of mystery fiction.
Sunday, April 12, 2015
4/12/1962 Cape Fear is released
April 12, 1962.Cape Fear was released on this date. J. Lee Thompson directed the suspense film which starred Gregory Peck and Robert Mitchum. James R. Webb wrote the script, based on a novel by John D. MacDonald. A lawyer and his family are tormented by a man he sent to prison (and was anyone but Mitchum as equally fine at playing good guys and bad guys?)