PG certificateDetective Story is a Film programme that first aired in 1951 and has been classified a PG certificate.

Detective Story is a 4 star programme

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Detective Story (1951)

Directed by
William Wyler

Award-winning police drama. Detective James McLeod's obsessive pursuit of criminals, whatever the cost to them or himself, finally explodes into violence when he vengefully pursues a seedy abortionist who has been involved with his wife.

Written by ,

Genre: Film

Running Time: 120 minutes (approx)

Production Year: 1951

4/5 Stars

Classification: PG Certificate

Production Country: USA

Filmed in Black and White


Image for Kirk DouglasKirk Douglas...Det. James 'Jim' McLeod
Eleanor Parker...Mary McLeod
Image for William BendixWilliam Bendix...Det. Lou Brody
Cathy O'Donnell...Susan Carmichael
George Macready...Karl Schneider
Horace McMahon...Lt. Monaghan
Gladys George...Miss Hatch
Image for Joseph WisemanJoseph Wiseman...Charley Gennini
Lee Grant...Shoplifter
Gerald Mohr...Tami Giacoppetti
Frank Faylen...Det. Gallagher
Craig Hill...Arthur Kindred
Michael Strong...Lewis Abbott
Luis Van Rooten...Joe Feinson
Bert Freed...Det. Dakis