Twelve Crowded Hours

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Twelve Crowded Hours
Directed byLew Landers
Written byGarrett Fort
Peter Ruric
Produced byRobert Sisk
StarringRichard Dix
Lucille Ball
CinematographyNicholas Musuraca
Edited byHarry Marker
Music byRoy Webb
Distributed byRKO Pictures
Release date
  • March 3, 1939 (1939-03-03)[1]
Running time
64 min

Twelve Crowded Hours is a 1939 film directed by Lew Landers and starring Richard Dix and Lucille Ball.[citation needed]


When the brother of his girlfriend Paula Sanders is accused of murder, reporter Nick Green tries to clear him.

He suspects gangster George Costain of the crime. Nick steals a satchel of Costain's policy racket receipts, placing his life and Paula's in great danger.



  1. ^ "Twelve Crowded Hours: Detail View". American Film Institute. Retrieved April 11, 2014.

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