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The Stark-induced electric dipole (E1) transition for a high-lying odd-parity level in atomic samarium (Sm) was observed with an optical double-resonance technique as a preliminary study for measuring parity nonconservation (PNC). While a pump laser was locked to an E1 transition from the 0-cm^<-1> to 15650.55-cm^<-1> levels, a probe laser was tuned to the parity forbidden transitions under static electric field. For the probe transition from the 15650.55-cm^<-1> to 28233.08-cm^<-1> levels, we have observed the Stark-induced E1 transition. In order to investigate the contribution of the 28233.08-cm^<-1> level to the Stark-induced E1 transition, the tensor polarizability was measured. We have found that the observed Stark-induced E1 transition is anomalously strong compared with the one estimated from α2 and an E1 transition measured as a reference. The transition is one of candidates for improving the precision of the PNC measurements.