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In the tranquil small town of Suddenly, peace and quiet is disrupted one day by the news that the President's train will be arriving and that there might also be a possible assassination attempt. Frank Sinatra gives and electrifying performance as the psychotic killer hired to do the job. [Please excuse the poor source quality of this film. It is presented here in the best transfer currently available.]

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Member Reviews (5)

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I really don't like Sinatra's music, but damn, his acting in the fifties was really amazing. He should have stuck with acting, in my opinion.

Well acted hostage drama piece, with a crime boss who finds the banter with his captives cathartic.

Hopefully Sinatra finished that sandwich, the man is skin and bones.

Interesting, although not greatly engaging. Not worth bothering with if you aren't a fan of older movies.

a classic, but doesn't hold up

Early 50's claptrap from TV director Allen. As usual Sinatra overacts, while Hayden's talents are wasted reciting a mouthful of homilies. Some good dialogue, but not enough to save the film.