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Warning Shot (1967)

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A police sergeant kills a man who pulls a gun on him during a stakeout. But the dead suspect is a respected doctor with no criminal record and the man's gun cannot be found, and the ... See full summary »

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Sgt. Tom Valens
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Capt. Roy Klodin
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Sgt. Ed Musso
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Frank Sanderman
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Alice Willows
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Liz Thayer
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Mrs. Doris Ruston
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Walt Cody
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Perry Knowland
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Paul Jerez
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Joanie Valens
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Orville Ames
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A police sergeant kills a man who pulls a gun on him during a stakeout. But the dead suspect is a respected doctor with no criminal record and the man's gun cannot be found, and the sergeant is charged with manslaughter. The sergeant works to clear his name and determine where the gun went and why the doctor was there at all. Written by Sean Taylor <st52@cornell.edu>

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Pitchers Don Drysdale and Sandy Koufax signed to appear in this movie as a tactic in salary negotiations for the 1966 baseball season. Both exercised escape clauses after coming to terms with the Dodgers. See more »

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Mrs. Doris Ruston: We're two of a kind, Mr. Valens, remember, two losers. And according to an old Chinese proverb, when you rub two losers together, sometimes you get surprises... sometimes even fire.
Sgt. Tom Valens: I'm a sore loser, Mrs. Ruston... a sore loser.
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Good Detective Film.
6 June 2004 | by (Kentucky) – See all my reviews

Warning Shot is a good film with an excellent all star cast. The story has an interesting plot. A cop is falsley accused of murder and he goes around trying to find a way to get his job back and clear his name. David Janssen is the cop, Ed Begley is the boss who gets mad when things go wrong. The cast and a jazzy

score by Jerry Goldsmith makes this film worth watching. It may not be the best movie in the world nor the best mystery but it's worth watching. *** out of ****


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