Review: Tension (1949)

It’s that age old tale, a marriage of the wrong people. In the dynamite 1949 noir thriller Tension, it’s milquetoast pharmacist Warren Quimby (Richard Basehart) who’s married to the scandalous harlot Claire (Audrey Totter). She flaunts her sexuality in front of him, stealing from the pharmacy and vanishing just about every evening to be with other men while he meekly toils at the counter of the all-night drug store in town. Finally she meets the…Read More