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Incident on a Dark Street (1973)

TV Movie  -   -  Crime | Drama  -  13 January 1973 (USA)
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A small-time hood is murdered just as he is about to blow the whistle on an organized crime ring.

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Paul Hamilton Jr
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Deaver G. Wallace
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Edmund Schilling
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Dominic Leopold
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Luke Burgess
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Arthur Lloyd Trenier
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Louise Trenier (as Kathy Lloyd)
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Abe Hirsch
Valentin de Vargas ...
Ernesto De La Pina (as Valentine De Vargas)
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Monica Forbes
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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 ...

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Incidente en una calle oscura  »

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

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Joe Dubbs: Don't call me 'sir.'
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The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly
24 December 2006 | by (Florida) – See all my reviews

Well I watched "Incident on a Dark Street" and I see why it was a failed TV pilot...

The Good,, The Bad,, and The Ugly,,,,

The BAD The three leads James Olson (Never have liked him much although he was quite good in "The Andromeda Strain" due more to Robert's Wise's wonderful direction and a great script), David Canary ( He was quickly back in soap operas again after this) and Robert Pine ( He was in the TV show "Chips" after this gig) ,anyways the three leads are all milquetoast in this made for TV movie...

The Good But this guilty pleasure does have a few things going for it...1st of all its Shatner playing the a total slime ball ( I can not recall him playing such a lowlife in any other role, but your the expert in that dept)... No one emotes despair quite like Bill in his ridiculous mustache, lamb chop sideburns and bad oily hairpiece. Be sure to check out the sexy 70s outfit Bill's goodtime girl is sporting...

The Ugly,,,, And there's Richard Castellano, you know him from the "Godfather"...there has never been a more miserable character who exudes uncomfort and misery as Richard here, the Mob lowlife turned snitch...Smoking cigs down to the filter,,, sweating and panting after taking 3 steps,,,He almost busts his ass a few times when he has to do some physical things on film... I think this is more of a Richard really being this character than acting... He garners so much screen time in this , so you might as well enjoy his performance,,, kinda like watching Curly Howard in a wool suit two sizes too small.. Be sure to check out his life and death chase scene from a Street Sweeper!!!

and lots of familiar faces in lesser roles adding to the 70s feel of this flick..John Kerr,Gilbert Rowland,Wesley Lau...There's pre "Charlies Angels" David Doyle ( who once again proves he couldn't act his way out of a wet paper bag)..Murray Hamilton (playing a lowlife so well as he had to all of his acting life,,,Did Murray do a guest shot on every TV show in the 60s???, it sure seemed like it)....Kathy Lloyd (who fares OK in a small role),,, and last but not least there is Jennifer Kulik as Ann , which proves Director Buzz Kulik was not above casting his own daughter in the film...

For Shatner's and Castellano's performances,,, this is worth a look...


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