Six Hours to Live

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Six Hours to Live
Directed by William Dieterle
Written by Morton Barteaux
Bradley King
Gordon Morris
Starring Warner Baxter
Miriam Jordan
John Boles
Music by R.H. Bassett
Peter Brunelli
Cinematography John F. Seitz
Edited by Ralph Dixon
Distributed byFox Film Corporation
Release date
  • October 16, 1932 (1932-10-16)
Running time
72 minutes
CountryUnited States

Six Hours to Live is a 1932 American science fiction drama film directed by William Dieterle and starring Warner Baxter, Miriam Jordan and John Boles. [1]



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