The Hour of 13
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The Hour of 13
The Hour of 13
The Hour of 13 - poster.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed byHarold French
Produced byHayes Goetz
Written byPhilip MacDonald (novel)
Leon Gordon
Howard Emmett Rogers
StarringPeter Lawford
Dawn Addams
Roland Culver
Music byJohn Addison
CinematographyGuy Green
Edited byRaymond Poulton
Robert Watts
Production
company
Distributed byMetro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Release date
27 October 1952
Running time
88 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom
LanguageEnglish
Budget$873,000[1]
Box office$756,000[1]

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.

Plot

Reminiscent 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.[1]

Cast

See also

References

  1. ^ a b c The Eddie Mannix Ledger, Los Angeles: Margaret Herrick Library, Center for Motion Picture Study.

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