Detective Story

Detective Story (1951)

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.

  • Philip Yordan
  • Robert Wyler
  • Sidney Kingsley
  • William Wyler
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  • Release Date: 1951-11-01
  • Language: English
  • Country: US
  • Runtime: 103

Kirk Douglas

Det. James 'Jim' McLeod

William Phillips

Det. Pat Callahan

Eleanor Parker

Mary McLeod

William Bendix

Det. Lou Brody

Cathy O'Donnell

Susan Carmichael

George Macready

Karl Schneider

Horace McMahon

Lt. Monaghan

Gladys George

Miss Hatch

Joseph Wiseman

Charley Gennini

Lee Grant


Gerald Mohr

Tami Giacoppetti

Frank Faylen

Det. Gallagher

Craig Hill

Arthur Kindred

Michael Strong

Lewis Abbott

Luis van Rooten

Joe Feinson

Bert Freed

Det. Dakis

Grandon Rhodes

Det. O'Brien

Burt Mustin


Catherine Doucet

Mrs. Farragut

Ann Codee

Burglarized Woman

Jack Perry

Man in Custody
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