Detective Story

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

Categories: Crime, Drama
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, 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.

Status: Released IMDb
Release date: 1951-11-01
Run time: 103 minute / 1:43
Director: William Wyler
Writers: Robert Wyler, Philip Yordan.
Production Company : Paramount
Production Country: United States of America



Kirk Douglas
as Det. James 'Jim' McLeod
Eleanor Parker
as Mary McLeod
William Bendix
as Det. Lou Brody
Cathy O'Donnell
as Susan Carmichael
George Macready
as Karl Schneider
Horace McMahon
as Lt. Monaghan
Gladys George
as Miss Hatch
Joseph Wiseman
as Charley Gennini
Lee Grant
as Shoplifter
Gerald Mohr
as Tami Giacoppetti
Frank Faylen
as Det. Gallagher
Craig Hill
as Arthur Kindred
Michael Strong
as Lewis Abbott
Luis van Rooten
as Joe Feinson
Bert Freed
as Det. Dakis
Warner Anderson
as Sims
Grandon Rhodes
as Det. O'Brien
William Phillips
as Det. Pat Callahan
Russell Evans
as Barnes
Burt Mustin
as Janitor
Catherine Doucet
as Mrs. Farragut
James Maloney
as Pritchett
Donald Kerr
as Cabbie
Ann Codee
as Burglarized Woman
Costume & Make-Up
Edith Head Costume Design

Hal Pereira Art Direction

Costume & Make-Up
Wally Westmore Makeup Supervisor

John Cope Sound Recordist

William Wyler Director

William Wyler Producer

Robert Wyler Screenplay

Robert Wyler Associate Producer

Robert Swink Editor

Lee Garmes Director of Photography

Emile Kuri Set Decoration

Philip Yordan Screenplay
Sidney Kingsley Theatre Play

A. Earl Hedrick Art Direction

Visual Effects
Farciot Edouart Visual Effects

Lester Koenig Associate Producer

Hugo Grenzbach Sound Recordist
Leon Becker Sound Director

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