Fourteen Hours Poster

Release Date: 1951

DVD Release Date: August 29th, 2006

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 32 min

Plot Summary
Preparing to jump from the ledge of a skyscraper, Robert Cosick (Richard Basehart), a depressed young man, is spotted by police officer Charlie Dunnigan (Paul Douglas), who attempts to talk him down. Bringing in his dysfunctional parents (Agnes Moorehead, Robert Keith) and girlfriend Virginia (Barbara Bel Geddes) only seems to exacerbate the situation. Meanwhile, the number of onlookers increases as the spectacle unfolds, profoundly affecting some in the crowd.

Cast: Paul Douglas, Richard Basehart, Barbara Bel Geddes, Debra Paget, Agnes Moorehead, Robert Keith, Howard Da Silva, Jeffrey Hunter

Director: Henry Hathaway

Genres: Thriller

Production Co: 20th Century Fox

Keywords: Hotel, Office, New York City, Mother, Family, Rescue, Fall, Girlfriend, Gritty, 1950s, Father, Tense


Nominated Film and British Film
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1951)
Nominated Art Direction (Black-and-White)