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    A rigid police detective (Kirk Douglas) accidentally uncovers his wife's shady past life in William Wyler's Detective Story (1951).

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Detective Story -- (Original Trailer)
Original Trailer for "Detective Story," 1951
Detective Story -- (Original Trailer)
A rigid police detective (Kirk Douglas) accidentally uncovers his wife's shady past life in William Wyler's Detective Story (1951).>
Detective Story (1951) -- (Movie Clip) Just Supply...
Bert Freed as workaday detective Dakis and Lee Grant the...
Detective Story (1951) -- (Movie Clip) Just Supply The Finger
Bert Freed as workaday detective Dakis and Lee Grant the shoplifter, in her Academy Award-nominated performance in the role she also played on Broadway, opening William Wyler's film from the Sidney Kingsley play, Detective Story, 1951, starring Kirk Douglas and Eleanor Parker.>
Detective Story (1951) -- (Movie Clip) Missing...
First scene for leading man and lady, Kirk Douglas and...
Detective Story (1951) -- (Movie Clip) Missing Husband Report
First scene for leading man and lady, Kirk Douglas and Eleanor Parker, as Det. McLeod and wife Mary, who intercepts him on the way to book embezzler Arthur (Craig Hill), early in William Wyler's Detective Story, 1951, from the play by Sidney Kingsley.>
Detective Story (1951) -- (Movie Clip) Baby Farm...
Hard-headed New York detective McLeod (Kirk Douglas) just...
Detective Story (1951) -- (Movie Clip) Baby Farm Grist Mill
Hard-headed New York detective McLeod (Kirk Douglas) just leaving when accused baby-selling doctor Schneider (George MacReady) arrives, with lawyer Sims (Warner Anderson) in tow, Lieutenant Monahan (Horace McMahon), making sure the case is solid, in William Wyler's Detective Story, 1951.>
Detective Story (1951) -- (Movie Clip) Personal...
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Detective Story (1951) -- (Movie Clip) Personal Motives
Desk officer (Frank Faylen) with out-of-towner (Harper Goff) when lawyer Sims (Warner Anderson) shows up to confront Monahan (Horace McMahon), who's already scolding detective McLeod (Kirk Douglas) for beating up the client/suspect, in William Wyler's Detective Story, 1951.>
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