Detective Story

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Overview

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 (Douglas), 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.

  1. Philip Yordan

    Writer

  2. Robert Wyler

    Writer

  3. William Wyler

    Director

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  1. Kirk Douglas

    Kirk Douglas

    Det. James 'Jim' McLeod

  2. Eleanor Parker

    Eleanor Parker

    Mary McLeod

  3. William Bendix

    William Bendix

    Det. Lou Brody

  4. Cathy O'Donnell

    Cathy O'Donnell

    Susan Carmichael

  5. George Macready

    George Macready

    Karl Schneider

  6. Horace McMahon

    Horace McMahon

    Lt. Monaghan

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 43m

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  • November 1, 1951
    Theatrical

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