Count the Hours (1953)





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Director Don Siegel keeps the events in Count the Hours moving so quickly that no one has time to ponder the film's huge lapses in logic. MacDonald Carey stars as a defense attorney Doug Madison who races against time to save migrant ranchhand George Braden (John Craven) from execution. While Madison tells himself that his motives are altruistic, there are those who believe that the lawyer has designs on Braden's wife, Ellen (Teresa Wright). Sacrificing everything in the pursuit of justice, … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Classics
Directed By:
Written By: Doane Hoag, Karen de Wolf


Macdonald Carey

as Doug Madison
Teresa Wright

as Ellen Braden
Dolores Moran

as Paula Mitchener
Adele Mara

as Gracie Sager, Max Ve...
Edgar Barrier

as Dist. Atty. Jim Gill...
John Craven

as George Braden
Jack Elam

as Max Verne
Ralph Sanford

as Alvin Taylor
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Full Review… | October 8, 2004
New York Times
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An unconvincing crime thriller.

Full Review… | October 8, 2004
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