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The Hour of 13

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Director  Harold French
Duration  
Music director  John Addison
Language  English
6.3/10 IMDb

Genre  Crime, Mystery, Romance
Running time  1h 20m
Country  United States
The Hour of 13 movie poster
Release date  1952
Writer  Philip MacDonald (novel), Leon Gordon, Howard Emmett Rogers
Screenplay  Leon Gordon, Howard Emmett Rogers
Cast  Peter Lawford (Nicholas Revel), Dawn Addams (Jane Frensham), Roland Culver (Connor), Michael Hordern (Sir Herbert Frensham), Derek Bond (Sir Christopher Lenhurst), Leslie Dwyer (Ernie Perker)
Similar movies  London by Night (1937), The Bishop Murder Case (1930), Calling Philo Vance (1940), Star of Midnight (1935), Crime Doctors Warning (1945)

The Hour of 13 is a 1952 British historical mystery film directed by Harold French and starring Peter Lawford, Dawn Addams and Roland Culver. It was made at Elstree Studios by the British subsidiary of MGM. The film's sets were designed by the German-born art director Alfred Junge.

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Plot

It is of the Jack The Ripper school with a period setting in gaslit London, but this time the mysterious killer is The Terror who is murdering policemen. Lawford plays the handsome gentleman thief Nicholas Revel who gets himself involved in the murders, and the theft of a valuable emerald. The treatment is seldom serious yet is smartly resolved with a supporting cast of British stalwarts.

Reception

According to MGM records the movie earned $344,000 in the US and Canada and $412,000 elsewhere, making a loss to the studio of $424,000.

Cast

  • Peter Lawford as Nicholas Revel
  • Dawn Addams as Jane Frensham
  • Roland Culver as Connor
  • Derek Bond as Sir Christopher Lenhurst
  • Leslie Dwyer as Ernie Perker
  • Michael Hordern as Sir Herbert Frensham
  • Colin Gordon as MacStreet
  • Heather Thatcher as Mrs. Chumley Orr
  • Jack McNaughton as Ford
  • Campbell Cotts as Mr. Chumley Orr
  • Fabia Drake as Lady Elmbridge
  • Michael Goodliffe as Anderson
  • Moultrie Kelsall as Magistrate of Court
  • Peter Copley as Cummings
  • Richard Shaw as The 'Terror'
  • Sam Kydd as Reporter
  • References

    The Hour of 13 Wikipedia
    The Hour of 13 IMDbThe Hour of 13 themoviedb.org


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