PG certificateThe Desperate Hours is a Film programme that first aired in 1955 and has been classified a PG certificate.

The Desperate Hours is a 4 star programme

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The Desperate Hours (1955)

Directed by
William Wyler

A trio of convicts escape from jail and take a suburban family hostage in their own home as they hide out from authorities

Written by

Genre: Film

Running Time: 100 minutes (approx)

Production Year: 1955

4/5 Stars

Classification: PG Certificate

Production Country: USA

Filmed in Black and White


Image for Humphrey BogartHumphrey Bogart...Glenn Griffin
Fredric March...Dan C. Hilliard
Arthur Kennedy...Deputy Sheriff Jesse Bard
Martha Scott...Eleanor 'Ellie' Hilliard
Dewey Martin...Hal Griffin
Gig Young...Chuck Wright
Mary Murphy...Cindy Hilliard
Richard Eyer...Ralphie Hilliard
Robert Middleton...Sam Kobish
Alan Reed...Detective
Bert Freed...Tom Winston
Ray Collins...Sheriff Masters
Whit Bissell...FBI Agent Carson
Ray Teal...State Police Lt. Fredericks