House of Numbers

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  • Genre(s): Crime Drama
  • Release year: 1957
  • Running time: 90 min
House of Numbers is a 1957 classic American film noir, based on author Jack Finney's 1957 novel of the same name, starring Jack Palance and Barbara Lang. In the film, Palance plays two similar-looking brothers: Bill and his younger brother Arnie Judlow. read more

House of Numbers is a 1957 classic American film noir, based on author Jack Finney's 1957 novel of the same name, starring Jack Palance and Barbara Lang. In the film, Palance plays two similar-looking brothers: Bill and his younger brother Arnie Judlow. Bill is a good citizen, trying to help his ex-professional boxer brother, Arnie, convicted of murder, escape from San Quentin State Prison to return to Arnie's wife, Ruth, played by Lang. The movie was filmed on location in CinemaScope at San Quentin and set in San Quentin and Mill Valley, California, then the home city of author Finney.

Original Release

09/05/1957

US Release

09/12/1957

Cast

Jack Palance Arnie Judlow / Bill Judlow
Harold J. Stone Henry Nova - Prison Guard / Henry Nova
Edward Platt The Warden
Barbara Lang Mrs. Ruth Judlow / Ruth Judlow
Frank Watkins Brother
Timothy Carey Frenchy - Arnie's Cell Mate
Donna Martell Lois
Joe Turkel Bradville - Convict
Paul Keast Captain of Guards
John Cliff Officer
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Russell Rouse

Writers

Don Mankiewicz, Russell Rouse, Jack Finney

Cast

Jack Palance Arnie Judlow / Bill Judlow
Harold J. Stone Henry Nova - Prison Guard / Henry Nova
Edward Platt The Warden
Barbara Lang Mrs. Ruth Judlow / Ruth Judlow
Frank Watkins Brother
Timothy Carey Frenchy - Arnie's Cell Mate
Donna Martell Lois
Joe Turkel Bradville - Convict
Paul Keast Captain of Guards
John Cliff Officer
John Close Guard
Joe Conley Convict
Richard H. Cutting Assistant Warden
Jack Daly Zimmerman
Danny Davenport Inmate
Burt Douglas Dave
Bill Erwin Bank Teller
Joel Fluellen Ashlow - Convict / Ashlow
Michael Galloway Al Webson
Duane Grey Patrolman

Producers

Editors

John McSweeney Jr.

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