Tag Archive: J. Lee Thompson

Nov 21

Episode 37: Cape Fear (1962)

Cape FearIn this week’s episode, we go back to our Robert Mitchum well with a screening of the original Cape Fear!

We highly recommend you watch the film before listening to the episode, because Robert Mitchum demands it. This film can currently be rented from Amazon, YouTube, and iTunes.

Please join us again on December 7th when we follow up with Martin Scorsese’s 1991 remake of Cape Fear!

Cape Fear (1962)
Cape Fear poster Rating: 7.8/10 (22,039 votes)
Director: J. Lee Thompson
Writer: John D. MacDonald (novel), James R. Webb (screenplay)
Stars: Gregory Peck, Robert Mitchum, Polly Bergen, Lori Martin
Runtime: 106 min
Rated: APPROVED
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Released: 12 Apr 1962
Plot: A lawyer's family is stalked by a man he once helped put in jail.