14 Hours (1951): Hathaway’s Great Thriller, Starring Paul Douglas

Henry Hathaway’s thriller concerns a man (played by Richard Basehart), who threatens to jump off a high-rise building.

Grace Kelly made her screen debut in this picture, whose ensemble includes Paul Douglas, Barbara Bel Geddes, Debra Paget, Agnes Moorehead, Howard De Silva, Jeffrey Hunter.

Among those who appear in cameos are Ossie Davis, Harvey Lembeck, and Joyce Van Patten.

Oscar Nominations: 1

Art Direction-Set Decoration: Lyle Wheeler and Leland Fuller; Thomas Little and Fred J. Rode

Oscar Awards:

None

Oscar Context:

The winner of the Art Direction was Kazan’s masterpiece, A Streetcar Named Desire.