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"Police Story" A Cry for Justice (1979)

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Original Air Date:
23 May 1979 (Season 5, Episode 8)
Police detectives investigate the shotgun shooting of a police officer. | Add synopsis »


 (Episode Cast) (in credits order)

Dennis Weaver ... Sgt. Ted Bentley

Diana Muldaur ... Jessica Bentley
Sharon Acker ... Barbara Price
Biff McGuire ... Judge Richards

Michael Conrad ... Johnny Badchuik

Jerry Douglas ... Investigator Johnson
Don Mitchell ... Investigator Ulrick

Nehemiah Persoff ... Dr. Burke
Warren J. Kemmerling ... Ray Driscoll (as Warren Kemmerling)
Don Reid ... Don Conrad (as Donald Reid)

Larry Hagman ... Dwight Sheppard

Robert Culp ... Sergeant Price

Bruce Glover ... Officer Keel

Al Ruscio ... Captain Bloom

Janet Wood ... Mrs. Conrad
Joe Maross ... Capt. Cornwall
Virginia Vincent ... Mrs. Hall

Don 'Red' Barry ... Virgil Hall

Robert Englund ... Painter
Robert Weaver ... De Bell (as Robby Weaver)
Jo De Winter ... Nurse Hester
Martin Speer ... D. A.
David Toma ... Max
Gary Franklin ... Newsman Bill Heath
Don Fenwick ... FBI Agent
Allen Joseph ... Clive
Patricia Stevens ... Holden
Owen Bush ... Xmas Lot Owner
Buddy Ochoa ... Attendant
Pamela Moller ... Nurse #2
Larry Douglas ... Doctor
John Vari ... Lombardo

Paul LeClair ... Policeman (as Paul Le Clair)
Lisa Lyke ... Laurie at 7
Christy Hakeem ... Laurie at 5
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Migdia Chinea (as Migdia Varela)

Episode Crew
Directed by
Bob Kelljan 
Writing credits
Joseph Wambaugh (creator)

Calvin Clements Jr. (teleplay)

Joshua Hanke (story)

E. Jack Neuman (developed for television by)

Produced by
Larry Brody .... producer
David Gerber .... executive producer
Parke Perine .... associate producer (as Parke Parine)
Mel Swope .... producer
Original Music by
Richard Shores 
Cinematography by
Emmett Bergholz 
Film Editing by
Arthur Hilton  (as Arthur D. Hilton)
Casting by
Diane Lomond 
Art Direction by
Ross Bellah 
Robert Peterson 
Set Decoration by
Lloyd A. Linnean 
Makeup Department
Ben Lane .... makeup supervisor
Production Management
Ken Swor .... unit production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
John Anderson Jr. .... assistant director (as John Anderson)
Art Department
Sandy Dvore .... graphic artist (as Sandy D'Vore)
Irving Goldfarb .... property master
Sound Department
Thomas Causey .... production mixer (as Tommy Causey)
Lee Chaney .... sound editor (as H. Lee Chaney)
Special Effects by
Harold Harrison .... special effects
Richard E. Butler .... stunt coordinator (as Dick Butler)
Camera and Electrical Department
Bill Fleming .... key grip
John Hussey .... camera operator
Don Marshall .... electrical gaffer
Casting Department
Al Onorato .... casting supervisor
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Grady Hunt .... wardrobe selector
Music Department
Jerry Goldsmith .... composer: theme music
Sam E. Levin .... music editor
Other crew
Larry Brody .... executive story consultant
Calvin Clements Jr. .... script consultant
Mary Eagle .... assistant to producers
Elaine MacArthur .... location coordinator
Tom Reddin .... production consultant (as Thomas Reddin)

Series Crew
These people are regular crew members. Were they in this episode?
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Stephen Downing  writer
Jack Hanrahan  writer
E. Jack Neuman  developed for television by
Joseph Wambaugh  creator

Makeup Department
Dave Grayson .... makeup artist
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Lindsley Parsons III .... second assistant director
Kalai Strode .... second assistant director
Special Effects by
Chuck Gaspar .... special effects coordinator
Denny Arnold .... stunts
Steven Burnett .... stunts
Bob Herron .... stunts
Larry Holt .... stunt performer
Gene LeBell .... stunts
Don Pike .... stunts
Rick Sawaya .... stunt performer
Dick Warlock .... stunts
James Winburn .... stunts
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Jerry Herrin .... set costumer
Transportation Department
Jack Carpenter .... driver: camera car
Other crew
Norman Marck .... director trainee
Production CompaniesDistributors

Additional Details

Also Known As:
120 min | 120 min (including commercials)
Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Filming Locations:

Did You Know?

The syndicated version airs as two, 60 minute segments (with commercials).See more »
Movie Connections:
Followed by Police Story: Monster Manor (1988) (TV)See more »


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