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Twelve Crowded Hours (1939)

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64 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

One night of twelve crowded hours in the life of a newspaper investigative reporter out to get the goods on the master-minds who operate the profitable Numbers Racket in a big city. His quest is somewhat hampered by a romantic redhead, her...See moreOne night of twelve crowded hours in the life of a newspaper investigative reporter out to get the goods on the master-minds who operate the profitable Numbers Racket in a big city. His quest is somewhat hampered by a romantic redhead, her less-than-stellar brother, a fat police detective, and henchmen, with bad intention, crawling out of the woodwork, and sewers. Written by Les Adams See less
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Director
Writers
John Twist (screen play) | Garrett Fort (story) | Peter Ruric (story)
Producer
Cinematographer
Nicholas Musuraca (photographed by)
Editor
Harry Marker (edited by)
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Updated Feb 23, 1939

Release date
Mar 3, 1939 (United States)

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32 cast members
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Richard Dix
Nick Green Nick Green   See fewer
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Lucille Ball
Paula Sanders Paula Sanders   See fewer
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Allan Lane
Dave Sanders Dave Sanders   See fewer
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Donald MacBride
Detective Sergeant Joe Keller Detective Sergeant Joe Keller   See fewer
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Cy Kendall
George Costain (as Cyrus W. Kendall) George Costain (as Cyrus W. Kendall)   See fewer
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Granville Bates
James McEwen James McEwen   See fewer
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Bradley Page
Tom Miller Tom Miller   See fewer
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Dorothy Lee
Thelma Thelma   See fewer
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Addison Richards
Berquist Berquist   See fewer
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Murray Alper
Louie Allen Louie Allen   See fewer
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Joe De Stefani
Rovitch (as Joseph de Stephani) Rovitch (as Joseph de Stephani)   See fewer
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Stanley Blystone
Patrolman (uncredited) Patrolman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Richard Clarke
Police Driver (uncredited) Police Driver (uncredited)   See fewer
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Edmund Cobb
Pool Hall Proprietor (uncredited) Pool Hall Proprietor (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Davis
Gus - French Waiter (uncredited) Gus - French Waiter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Edgar Dearing
Second Bartender (uncredited) Second Bartender (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Faylen
Henchman (uncredited) Henchman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Eleanor Hansen
Mary - Hatcheck Girl (uncredited) Mary - Hatcheck Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mike Lally
Henchman (uncredited) Henchman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dorothy Lovett
Cigarette Girl (uncredited) Cigarette Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
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Greta Meyer
Mrs. Rovitch (uncredited) Mrs. Rovitch (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack O'Shea
Townsman (uncredited) Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Emory Parnell
Doorkeeper (uncredited) Doorkeeper (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Rice
Professor Busby (uncredited) Professor Busby (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bruce Sidney
Headwaiter (uncredited) Headwaiter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Kay Sutton
Miss Martin (uncredited) Miss Martin (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ray Turner
Redcap (uncredited) Redcap (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lee Van Atta
Copyboy (uncredited) Copyboy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Anthony Warde
Jerry Miller (uncredited) Jerry Miller (uncredited)   See fewer
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Blue Washington
First Bartender (uncredited) First Bartender (uncredited)   See fewer
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5.6 / 10 | 177 votes