Poster for the movie "Detective Story"

Detective Story (1951)

103 min - Crime, Drama - 1 November 1951
Your rating:
Not rated yet!

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.

Director:  William Wyler
Stars:  Kirk Douglas, Eleanor Parker, William Bendix, Cathy O'Donnell, George Macready, Horace McMahon, Gladys George, Joseph Wiseman, Lee Grant, Gerald Mohr, Frank Faylen, Craig Hill, Michael Strong, Luis van Rooten, Bert Freed, Warner Anderson, Grandon Rhodes, William 'Bill' Phillips, Russell Evans, Burt Mustin, Catherine Doucet, James Maloney, Donald Kerr, Ann Codee

Photos

No images were imported for this movie.

Storyline

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.



Tagline: The love story of a man whose wife was more woman than angel!

Genres: Crime, Drama

Details

Official Website: 
Language:  English
Release Date:  1 November 1951

Box Office

Company Credits

Production Companies:  Paramount Pictures

Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 43 min

Rent or Purchase Detective Story At: