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Detective Story (1951)

16 11/01/1951 (US) CrimeDrama 1h 43m

The love story of a man whose wife was more woman than angel!


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.

  1. William Wyler


  2. Philip Yordan


  3. Robert Wyler


Top Billed Cast

  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

  7. Gladys George

    Gladys George

    Miss Hatch

  8. Joseph Wiseman

    Joseph Wiseman

    Charley Gennini

  9. Lee Grant

    Lee Grant


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Detective Story
Detective Story

Status Released

Original Language English

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