Detective Story (1951)

Director
William Wyler

Main cast
Kirk Douglas; Eleanor Parker; William Bendix; Cathy O'Donnell; George Macready

Genres
Crime, Drama

Description
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.


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