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Detective Story

Detective Story(1951)

Also Known As: Sidney Kingsley's Detective Story |

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Brief Synopsis

A rigid police detective accidentally uncovers his wife's illegal past.

Cast & Crew

William Wyler Director
Kirk Douglas Jim McLeod
Eleanor Parker Mary McLeod
William Bendix Lou Brody
Cathy O'Donnell Susan Carmichael
George Macready Karl Schneider
Horace McMahon Lt. Monahan
Gladys George Miss Hatch
Joseph Wiseman Charley Gennini
Lee Grant Shoplifter
Gerald Mohr Tami Giacoppetti
Frank Faylen Gallagher
Craig Hill Arthur Kindred
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  Los Angeles premiere: 24 Oct 1951; New York opening: 6 Nov 1951
Release Date:  1951 Production Date:  William Wyler's Production
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Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Paramount Pictures Corp.
Sound:  Mono (Western Electric Sound System) Production Co:  Paramount Pictures Corp.
Duration(mins):  102-103 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  11    

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  • Nearly Perfect Film

    macrummy 2017-02-19

    Don't care what anyone else says,this film is excellent,esp by today's standards.Wonderful actors,Cathy O'Donnell/Craig Hill/Eleanor Parker... MORE>

  • Great Acting Ensemble

    artie 2017-02-10

    The best story was the one tht almost cost Macleod his career.He's a single-minded law and order type and will pound a confession out of a criminal,as... MORE>

  • One Fine Film

    dropdeadpills 2017-02-10

    If this was ever remade,who'd have to make it into a stinker like many of today's classless spiel?Several stories gel in the daily routine of a... MORE>