Approved | | Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller
The building used was demolished in 1967. It was replaced by the 52-story tower 140 Broadway, noted for its large red cube in the plaza.
Ofcr. Charlie Dunnigan:
Dunnigan, Traffic "A."
Ofcr. Charlie Dunnigan: There's a jumper on the ledge... Hotel Rodney!
The police are directed to take their equipment to the thirteenth floor. Most buildings, and all hotels, do not have a thirteenth floor. The numbering goes from twelve to fourteen.
Two endings were shot, one in which Richard Basehart dies, one in which he doesn't. Some original prints show the two different endings one right after the other.
See what IMDb editors are watching this month, and visit our guides to what's on TV and streaming, family entertainment, and more.