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Rogue Cop (1954)

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Detective Chris Kelvaney has a brother, Eddie, who also is a policeman. He witnessed a murderer running away from the scene of the crime. Chris has contacts with the gangster Beaumonte, who... See full summary »

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Det. Sgt. Christopher Kelvaney
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Karen Stephanson
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Dan Beaumonte
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Eddie Kelvaney
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Nancy Corlane
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Det. Sidney Y. Myers
Robert F. Simon ...
Ackerman
Anthony Ross ...
Father Ahearn
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Johnny Stark
Peter Brocco ...
George 'Wrinkles' Fallon
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Joey Langley
Olive Carey ...
Selma
Roy Barcroft ...
Lt. Vince D. Bardeman
Dale Van Sickel ...
Manny
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Patrolman Mullins
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Storyline

Detective Chris Kelvaney has a brother, Eddie, who also is a policeman. He witnessed a murderer running away from the scene of the crime. Chris has contacts with the gangster Beaumonte, who is willing to pay $15,000 if Eddie withdraws his testimony. But Eddie is an honorable cop and refuses. Beaumonte makes sure that Eddie is killed. After his death, Kelvaney starts to track down his brother's killer. Written by Mattias Thuresson

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Temptation is a thing called money and a red-lipped blonde !


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17 June 1955 (West Germany)  »

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Feature-film debut of Robert Ellenstein. See more »

Goofs

When Father Ahearn comes to the police station to talk to Chris, he puts his right hand on Chris's left shoulder in the over-the-shoulder shot, but the cut to the master reveals his left hand on Chris's right shoulder. See more »

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Joey Langley: This set-up stinks... out loud!
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Great movie. A very interesting side of Mr. Taylor.
7 August 2001 | by (Salzburg, Austria) – See all my reviews

This picture is an example of a perfect cast. The leading role is a possibility for Robert Taylor to prove that he is an allrounder as an actor. Hard, dirty and gritty - he even use "angelface" Janet Leigh for his interests. Miss Leigh as pretty and credible as always. The same to George Raft. He even could play his part asleep. Anne Francis, Steve Forrest and Vince Edwards are also convincing. Roy Rowland (he directs Taylor in the western-comedy-hit "Many rivers to cross") captures the atmosphere of policeman and gentleman-gangster. Writer Boehm also is the author of "The big heat" an movie which is similar in atmosphere and plot.


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