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Detective Story (1951) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

William Wyler

Writing Credits  

Philip Yordan ... (screenplay) and
Robert Wyler ... (screenplay)
 
Sidney Kingsley ... (based on the play by)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

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Luis Van Rooten ...
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Det. O'Brien
William 'Bill' Phillips ...
Det. Pat Callahan (as WILLIAM 'Bill' PHILLIPS)
Russell Evans ...
Patrolman Barnes
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Charles D. Campbell ...
Newspaper Photographer (uncredited)
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Ed (uncredited)
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French Woman (uncredited)
Catherine Doucet ...
Mrs. Farragut (uncredited)
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Desk Sergeant (uncredited)
Harper Goff ...
Dave Gallantz (uncredited)
Howard Joslin ...
Patrolman Gus Keogh (uncredited)
Donald Kerr ...
Taxi Driver (uncredited)
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Policeman (uncredited)
Mike Mahoney ...
Det. Coleman (uncredited)
James Maloney ...
Albert R. Pritchett (uncredited)
Lee Miller ...
Policeman (uncredited)
Ralph Montgomery ...
Policeman Finney (uncredited)
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Willie - Janitor (uncredited)
Jack Perry ...
Man in Custody (uncredited)
Robert S. Scott ...
Mulvey (uncredited)
Jack Shea ...
Desk Sergeant #2 (uncredited)
Kay Wiley ...
Hysterical Woman (uncredited)

Produced by 

Lester Koenig ... associate producer
Robert Wyler ... associate producer
William Wyler ... producer

Cinematography by 

Lee Garmes ... director of photography
John F. Seitz ... (uncredited)

Film Editing by 

Robert Swink

Art Direction by 

A. Earl Hedrick ... (as Earl Hedrick)
Hal Pereira

Set Decoration by 

Emile Kuri

Costume Design by 

Edith Head ... (costumes)

Makeup Department 

Wally Westmore ... makeup supervisor
Del Armstrong ... makeup artist (uncredited)
Lavaughn Speer ... hair stylist (uncredited)
William Woods ... makeup artist (uncredited)

Production Management 

Don Robb ... unit manager (uncredited)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Charles C. Coleman ... assistant director (uncredited)

Art Department 

Gene Lauritzen ... construction coordinator (uncredited)

Sound Department 

Leon Becker ... sound supervisor
John Cope ... sound recordist
Hugo Grenzbach ... sound recordist

Visual Effects by 

Farciot Edouart ... process photography
Loyal Griggs ... transparencies (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Joan Joseff ... costume jeweller (uncredited)

Music Department 

Miklós Rózsa ... composer: stock music (uncredited)

Other crew 

John Shilling ... technical advisor (uncredited)
Crew verified as complete

See also

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