Movie Trailer for Detective Story (1951) starring Kirk Douglas, Eleanor Parker, William Bendix, Cathy O'Donnell, George Macready, Horace McMahon, Joseph Wiseman, Lee Grant directed by William Wyler Movie Review

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Trailer for Detective Story

Det. James McLeod (Kirk Douglas - Young Man with a Horn) is fanatical about upholding the law, his methods of law keeping may not always be ethical but to him if your break the law you deserve your punishment. And whilst he has various criminals to deal with his main focus is on former doctor Karl Schneider (George Macready) who is not only providing illegal abortions but also dodgy baby adoptions. But with Schneider's lawyer making out to Lt. Monaghan (Horace McMahon) that McLeod's zealous pursuit of his client is fuelled by personal reasons things become more complex especially for McLeod when he discovers that his wife Mary (Eleanor Parker - The Sound of Music) had once called upon the services of Schneider, causing his world to come tumbling down. ... Read Review