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Detective Story

Directed by William Wyler
1952    1h 43m    Approved
Drama, Crime, Romance,
Tells the story of one day in the lives of the various people who populate a police detective squad. An embittered cop, Det. Jim McLeod, leads a precinct of characters in their grim daily battle with the city's lowlife. The characters who pass through the precinct over the course of the day include a young petty embezzler, a pair of burglars, and a naive shoplifter.
Cast of Detective Story
  • Kirk DouglasDet. James McLeod
  • Eleanor ParkerMary McLeod
  • William BendixDet. Lou Brody
  • Cathy O'DonnellSusan Carmichael
  • George MacreadyKarl Schneider
  • Horace McMahonLt. Monaghan
  • Gladys GeorgeMiss Hatch
  • Joseph WisemanCharley Gennini
  • Lee GrantShoplifter
  • Gerald MohrTami Giacoppetti
  • Frank FaylenDet. Gallagher
  • Craig HillArthur Kindred
  • Michael StrongLewis Abbott
  • Luis van RootenJoe Feinson
  • Bert FreedDet. Dakis
  • Warner AndersonEndicott Sims
  • Grandon RhodesDet. O'Brien
  • William PhillipsDet. Pat Callahan
  • Russell EvansPatrolman Barnes
  • Charles CampbellNewspaper Photographer (uncredited)
  • Edmund CobbEd (uncredited)
  • Ann CodeeFrench Woman (uncredited)
  • Catherine DoucetMrs. Farragut (uncredited)
  • Pat FlahertyDesk Sergeant (uncredited)
  • Harper GoffDave Gallantz (uncredited)
  • Howard JoslinPatrolman Gus Keogh (uncredited)
  • Donald KerrTaxi Driver (uncredited)
  • George MagrillPoliceman (uncredited)
  • Mike MahoneyDet. Coleman (uncredited)
  • James MaloneyAlbert R. Pritchett (uncredited)
  • Lee MillerPoliceman (uncredited)
  • Ralph MontgomeryPoliceman Finney (uncredited)
  • Burt MustinWillie the Janitor (uncredited)
  • Jack PerryMan in Custody (uncredited)
  • Robert S. ScottMulvey (uncredited)
  • Jack SheaDesk Sergeant (uncredited)
  • Kay WileyHysterical Woman (uncredited)
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