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Shield for Murder(1954)

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Brief Synopsis

A crooked detective masterminds a robbery then fights to keep his money.

Cast & Crew

Edmond O'Brien Barney Nolan
Marla English Patty Winters
John Agar Sgt. Mark Brewster
Emile Meyer Capt. Gunnarson
Carolyn Jones Girl at bar
Claude Akins Fat Michaels
Larry Ryle Laddie O'Neil
Hugh Sanders Packy Reed
William Schallert Assistant D.A.
David Hughes Ernst Sternmueller
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  New York opening: 27 Aug 1954
Release Date:  1954 Production Date:  [1.75:1]
EB; AFI
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  United Artists Corp.
Sound:  Mono (Western Electric Recording) Production Co:  Schenck-Koch Productions
Duration(mins):  81-82 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  9    

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  • TCM hidden gem

    denjosruf 2009-09-22

    It was great to see a film rarely shown, with Edmond O'Brien strong performance as a bad cop. Most memorable for two parts, one at a bar pistol... MORE>

  • Shades of 'Touch of Evil'

    Jarrod McDonald 2009-09-12

    It's one of those good-cops-goes-bad stories...this time Edmond O'Brien is the crooked detective. The entertaining film noir reminds the viewer... MORE>