Detective Story

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  • TV-PG
On one day in the 21st Precinct squad room, assorted characters form a backdrop for the troubles of hard-nosed Detective Jim McLeod.
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On one day in the 21st Precinct squad room, assorted characters form a backdrop for the troubles of hard-nosed Detective Jim McLeod.

Original Release

10/19/1951

US Release

11/01/1951

Cast

Kirk Douglas Det. James McLeod / Det. James 'Jim' McLeod
Eleanor Parker Mary McLeod
Lee Grant Shoplifter
William Bendix Det. Lou Brody
Bert Freed Det. Dakis
Cathy O'Donnell Susan Carmichael
George Macready Karl Schneider
Horace McMahon Lt. Monaghan
Gladys George Miss Hatch
Joseph Wiseman Charley Gennini
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

William Wyler

Writers

Robert Wyler, Philip Yordan, Sidney Kingsley

Cast

Kirk Douglas Det. James McLeod / Det. James 'Jim' McLeod
Eleanor Parker Mary McLeod
Lee Grant Shoplifter
William Bendix Det. Lou Brody
Bert Freed Det. Dakis
Cathy O'Donnell Susan Carmichael
George Macready Karl Schneider
Horace McMahon Lt. Monaghan
Gladys George Miss Hatch
Joseph Wiseman Charley Gennini
Gerald Mohr Tami Giacoppetti
Frank Faylen Det. Gallagher
Craig Hill Arthur Kindred
Michael Strong Lewis Abbott
Luis van Rooten Joe Feinson
Burt Mustin Janitor / Willie - Janitor
Catherine Doucet Mrs. Farragut
Russell Evans Patrolman Barnes / Barnes
Warner Anderson Endicott Sims / Sims
James Maloney Pritchett / Albert R. Pritchett

Producers

Editors

Robert Swink

1952OscarBest Actress in a Leading Role Nominated
1952OscarBest Actress in a Supporting Role Nominated
1952OscarBest Director Nominated
1952OscarBest Writing, Screenplay Nominated
1952Golden GlobeBest Motion Picture - Drama Nominated
1952Golden GlobeBest Actor - Drama Nominated
1952Golden GlobeBest Supporting Actress Nominated
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