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Kirk Douglas in Detective Story


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Continues a season of films featuring the dynamic Hollywood star. Tonight with Eleanor Parker William Bendix
On the track of an illegal abortionist, Detective Jim McLeod oversteps the mark and nearly kills the man. When McLeod's wife is revealed to be included, events spiral towards a violent conclusion.
Screenplay by PHILIP YORDAN. ROBERT WYLER from the play by SIDNEY KINGSLEY Produced and directed by WILLIAM WYLER
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Unknown: Eleanor Parker
Unknown: William Bendix
Unknown: Jim McLeod
Unknown: Philip Yordan.
Unknown: Robert Wyler
Play By: Sidney Kingsley
Directed By: William Wyler
Det McLeod: Kirk Douglas
Mary: Eleanor Parker
Det Brody: William Bendix
Shoplifter: Lee Grant
Det Dakis: Bert Freed
Det Gallagher: Frank Faylen
Lt Monaghan: Horace McMahon
Arthur Kindred: Craig Hill
Karl Schneider: George MacReady

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Kirk Douglas in Detective Story

BBC One London, 5 June 1987 23.50

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