Fourteen Hours (1951)


A young man, morally destroyed by his parents not loving him and by the fear of being not capable to make his girlfriend happy, rises on the ledge of a building with the intention of committing suicide. A policeman makes every effort to argue him out of that.

Director: Henry Hathaway. AKA 14 Hours.
Writers: John Paxton (screenplay), Joel Sayre (story)
Stars: Paul Douglas, Richard Basehart, Barbara Bel Geddes, Debra Paget, Agnes Moorehead, Robert Keith, Howard Da Silva, Jeffrey Hunter, Martin Gabel, Grace Kelly, Frank Faylen, Jeff Corey, James Millican, Donald Randolph.

1951 Venice Film Festival – Nominated for the Golden Lion.
1952 Academy Awards – Nominated for an Oscar for Best Art Direction-Set Decoration, Black-and-White (Lyle R. Wheeler/Leland Fuller/Thomas Little/Fred J. Rode).
1952 BAFTA Awards – Nominated for Best Film from Any Source.

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  1. Martin
    September 9, 2021


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