Bumper Morgan is a veteran Los Angeles Police Department street cop. He is due to retire after 20 years on the job, but is not letting up on the criminal element on his beat.

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Cassie Walters
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Sergeant Cruz Segovia
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Detective Charlie Bronski
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Neil Grogan
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Elmira Gooch
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Harold Wagner
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Marvin Haywood
Gloria LeRoy
Richard Collier
Kenneth Wolger
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Bumper Morgan is a veteran Los Angeles Police Department street cop. He is due to retire after 20 years on the job, but is not letting up on the criminal element on his beat.

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11 November 1973 (USA)  »

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El caballero de azul  »

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Rudy Garcia: Don't you cops ever believe anybody?
Bumper Morgan: We keep trying
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Followed by The Blue Knight (1975) See more »

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This is vintage Holden, a tour de force!
12 July 2002 | by (St.Louis, MO) – See all my reviews

The film has a gritty realism. Holden gives, I think one of his best performances. Lee Remick is wonderful as the love intrest. You'll be surprised to see a very young Sam Elliot in the role of the rookie cop.


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