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Fourteen Hours (1951) was a Drama - Film Noir Film directed by Henry Hathaway and produced by Sol C. Siegel.

Academy Awards 1951 --- Ceremony Number 24 (source: AMPAS)

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Best Art DirectionArt Direction: Lyle Wheeler, Leland Fuller; Set Decoration: Thomas Little, Fred J. RodeNominated
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Fourteen Hours (1951)

By 4 Star Film Fan on Nov 11, 2015 From 4 Star Films

Fourteen Hours is a taut little thriller, based off real circumstances that occurred in New York in 1938. The film opens with a young man standing on the ledge of a tall hotel in New York city. An unsuspecting waiter happens upon him and a traffic cop (Paul Douglas) spies him from the street below. ... Read full article


Fourteen Hours (1951)

By 4 Star Film Fan on Nov 11, 2015 From 4 Star Films

Fourteen Hours is a taut little thriller, based on real circumstances that occurred in New York in 1938. The film opens with a young man standing on the ledge of a tall hotel in New York City. An unsuspecting waiter happens upon him and a traffic cop (Paul Douglas) spies him from the street below. A... Read full article


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Robert Cosick: You should have ten good reasons for anything. That's a rule!


Deputy Chief Moskar: [Inquiring about Cosick's hysterical mother] What goes with her anyway?
Dr. Strauss: [Disgusted] She's a case, just like the boy!


Cab driver: [Discussing suicide] Yeah, that's a crime, ain't it, knockin' yourself off? They could throw ya in jail, couldn't they?


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Except for brief scoring under the main titles and at the film's conclusion, the film has no music.
As was typical of other big studio films of the time, the exterior action photographed on location on the streets of New York City, but the dialogue scenes were shot on a copy of the building and on studio sets at the Fox Studios in Hollywood. The film is notable in that a number of actors just beginning their careers who were soon to go on to major roles in theater and film were cast in bit parts or as extras, among them:Joyce Van Patten,Janice Rule,John Randolph,Harvey Lembeck,Brian Keith,Richard Beymer,David Burns,Ossie Davis,John Cassavetes andGrace Kelly, in her first screen appearance.
"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie onMarch 23, 1953 with Paul Douglas reprising his film role.
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