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The Desperate Hours (1955)
Studio: Paramount
Producer: William Wyler
Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Fredric March, Arthur Kennedy, Martha Scott
Synopsis: Escaped convicts hold a family hostage in this classic nail-biter adapted from the novel and Broadway play by Joseph Hayes, which were inspired by an actual case. The intruders' brutish behavior brings out Dad's courageous side. Starring Humphrey Bogart and Fredric March. Remade in 1990.
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