Detective Story

Also Known As

Astynomiki istoria ( Greece ), Brigada 21 ( Spain ), Chaga de Fogo ( Brazil ), Detektivska prica ( Serbia ), Histoire de détective ( Belgium / France ), La història d'un detectiu ( Spain ), Lain vartija ( Finland ), Pietà per i giusti ( Italy ), Polisstation 21 ( Sweden ), Politistation 21 ( Denmark ), Polizeirevier 21 ( Austria / West Germany ), The Detective Story ( Australia )

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Detective Story

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Kirk Douglas

Det. James 'Jim' McLeod

Eleanor Parker

Mary McLeod

William Bendix

Det. Lou Brody

Cathy O'Donnell

Susan Carmichael

Storyline

Jim McLeod is a hard-nosed and cynical detective. He believes in a strict interpretation of the law and doesn't believe in turning the other cheek. The current object of his zealousness is Karl Schneider, an abortionist responsible for the death of several young women. Schneider's lawyer tells the precinct lieutenant that McLeod has his own personal reasons for going after his client. It turns out that his wife was a patient before they met, although Jim knew nothing of ... more


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Lizzy

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I cant fathom parting with my money to see it despite the good reviews.13 January 2012

I cant fathom parting with my money to see it despite the good reviews.

Mad About Movies

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Thanks08 December 2011

Thanks for commenting, helps us to know if we should check it out.

Lizzy

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Thanks for that comment good to know16 February 2011

Thanks for that comment good to know

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Loved it...again and again.28 January 2011

Some films are so full of life they have to be seen again and again. I first saw this one in my early teens and loved it, despite difficulty in understanding it. Decades later I still love it, and always will

Mad About Movies

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QUESTION06 October 2010

Has anyone seen this, is it worth watching.

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