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Incident on a Dark Street (1973)

A small-time hood is murdered just as he is about to blow the whistle on an organized crime ring.




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Cast overview, first billed only:
Joe Dubbs
Peter Gallagher
Paul Hamilton Jr
Frank Romeo
Deaver G. Wallace
Edmund Schilling
Dominic Leopold
Luke Burgess
Arthur Lloyd Trenier
Louise Trenier (as Kathy Lloyd)
Gallagher - Trenier's Lawyer
Marlene Clark ...
Jerome Thor ...
Abe Hirsch
Valentin de Vargas ...
Ernesto De La Pina (as Valentine De Vargas)
Monica Forbes


A small-time hood is murdered just as he is about to blow the whistle on an organized crime ring.

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The streets just got a little darker ...


Crime | Drama


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Release Date:

13 January 1973 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Incidente en una calle oscura  »

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Sound Mix:

(RCA Sound Recording)


Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Frank Romeo refers to the theft of a 1957 Edsel. Edsels were made only between 1958 and 1960. See more »


Paul Hamilton Jr: [to Dobbs] The world's full of pretty girls just like that one. This time next week most of them will still be around. Not one in 10,000 knows what's going to happen tomorrow or a month from tomorrow. Except one that I know of, and she's going to die all alone because I'm going to put her husband in jail, Sir.
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Busted Pilot covered in hair
19 May 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Lots and lots of hair. The only enjoyment in watching this film is the nostalgic kind. That early 70's TV look, that cast, and those hairdos. Shatner is startling to look upon at first, with his oily hair and lamb-chop sideburns (not to mention his outfits). Then there is Richard Castellano, who is never less than repugnant to view, with a terrorist-torn-out-of-bed hairstyle that is a work of grunge art. His character is not much better.

As for the content of this TV movie, there's little to say. It was a pilot for a proposed 1973 NBC series called 'The Prosecutors.' It never got past this film. Familiar cast, familiar story, plodding execution. With almost iconic types like David Doyle and Murray Hamilton popping up, along with the camp master himself Shatner, it's hard to pay much attention to the story: you spend more time thinking "I remember that actor!" Unfortunately, the star of the film is the colorless James Olson. Now, if Shatner had been put in place of Olson this might have been far more entertaining. Oh, and Susan Stafford has a small role. Very pretty, but showed far more brains and talent when she got OUT of showbiz later.

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