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Fourteen Hours

Fourteen Hours(1951)

Also Known As: The Man on the Ledge |

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Brief Synopsis

A policeman tries to talk a desperate young man off the ledge of a New York skyscraper.

Cast & Crew

Henry Hathaway Director
Paul Douglas Charlie Dunnigan
Richard Basehart Robert Cosick
Barbara Bel Geddes Virginia Foster
Agnes Moorehead Mrs. Cosick
Robert Keith Mr. Cosick
Howard Da Silva Deputy Chief Moksar
Jeffrey Hunter Danny Klemptner
Martin Gabel Dr. Strauss
Grace Kelly Mrs. Louise Anne Fuller
Jeff Corey Sgt. Farley

Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  New York premiere: 5 Mar 1951; Los Angeles opening: 27 Apr 1951
Release Date:  1951 Production Date:  EBX; UCLA has 35mm safety print R-FB0000028159, M20215; AFI*
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corp.
Sound:  Mono (Western Electric Recording) Production Co:  Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corp.
Duration(mins):  91-92 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  8,203    
Duration(reels):  10    

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  • So Much Better Than 2000 Version

    watchthisgreatfilm 2014-06-15

    The Jamie Bell/Sam Worthington film combines this type film with heist caper.Paul Douglas shines,as does Richard Basehart.Tragic that Basehart's wife... MORE>

  • Fourteen Hours

    Sylvester Ellis 2011-07-05

    This is a great film with an even better cast. It will have you on the edge of your seat from the start. A wonderful "noir" film that all of you... MORE>

  • Fourteen Hours -- Noir's Hamlet

    sj 2008-02-04

    Try watching Fourteen Hours as an adaptation of Hamlet: young man with absent father, treacherous mother and rejected girlfriend contemplates futility of... MORE>