THE DESPERATE HOURS. New York: Random House, . Octavo, cloth. First edition. Filmed in 1955 by William Wyler with Humphrey Bogart in the lead role. A tense film about of a trio of convicts who take over and terrorize a suburban family's home. Poorly remade in 1990. A near fine copy in very good dust jacket with light shelf wear spine ends and corners and touch of rubbing to edges where the lamination has peeled away. (#126485).