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Detective Story (1951)
Studio: Paramount
Producer: William Wyler
Starring: Kirk Douglas, Eleanor Parker, William Bendix, Cathy O'Donnell,
Lee Grant
Synopsis: William Wyler directed this classic adaptation of Sidney Kingsley's Broadway play. The film follows a day in the lives of detectives at a Manhattan police precinct. Among the cops is hard-boiled James McLeod -- a lawman who sees everything in terms of black and white. His inability to empathize with others could wreck the life of a young man arrested for a minor offense as well as his own marriage...
Academy Awards®    
Best Director William Wyler Nominated
Best Actress Eleanor Parker Nominated
Best Supporting Actress Lee Grant Nominated
Best Screenplay Philip Yordan
Robert Wyler
Best Actress Lee Grant Won
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