Approved | | Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller
An unhappy man threatens suicide by standing on the ledge of a high-rise building for 14 hours.
Grace Kelly was noticed during a visit to the set by Gary Cooper, who subsequently starred with her in High Noon (1952). Cooper was charmed by Kelly and said that she was "different from all these sexballs we've been seeing so much of." However, her performance was not noticed by critics, and did not lead to her receiving other film acting roles. She returned to television and stage work after her performance in the film.
Life stinks and you know it.
In the opening few minutes: The car and trash can in the opening two shots are no less than 4' different; then in the shot a few moments later, looking down from the hotel room window, the car is about 8 feet from the trash can.
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.
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