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Status: Released

Runtime: 103

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Language: en

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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.


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


Director: William Wyler
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Kirk Douglas

Kirk Douglas
as Det. James 'Jim' McLe…

Eleanor Parker

Eleanor Parker
as Mary McLeod

William Bendix

William Bendix
as Det. Lou Brody

Cathy O'Donnell

Cathy O'Donnell
as Susan Carmichael

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