Chicago Story (1981)

This is the story of a pair of cops, a pair of doctors, and a pair of lawyers. And how the shooting of a little girl affects their lives.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Vincent Baggetta Vincent Baggetta ... Lou Pellegrino
Dennis Franz ... Officer Joe Gilland
Kene Holiday ... Dr. Jeff House (as Kene Holliday)
Jack Kehoe ... Officer Tony Coswell
Craig T. Nelson ... Kenneth A. Dutton
Kristoffer Tabori ... Dr. Max Carson
Gail Youngs ... Elizabeth Bergstrom
Michael Horton ... George Stepak
Charles Hallahan ... John Ryan
Allan Rich ... G.W. Rosen
Richard Venture Richard Venture ... Judge Harold Stankey
Brooke Alderson Brooke Alderson ... Margo Ryan
Luca Bercovici ... Dukes
Connie Foster Connie Foster ... Ann Gilland
Lance Kinsey ... Jerry Stepak


Set in Chicago and follows 2 cops, 2 doctors and 2 lawyers and how an incident affects all of them. A young girl is shot and she is taken to the hospital where Drs. House and Carson try to decide how to treat her. And her father feels they're dragging their feet so he brings in another doctor. And when a mentally challenged man who was there when the girl was shot and who has a gun tries to get rid of it by throwing it in the river, but is caught by the police and he utters he didn't do it. They think he shot the girl so they arrest him so Dutton the prosecutor charges him. Dutton's friend Pellegrino a public defender tries to help him but he's not very forthcoming. Dutton asks his friend, Patrol cop Gilland to talk to his former partner Caswell who now works Tactical to help find the gun. Caswell is also looking for a armed robber who always kills after robbing the place he robs. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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Release Date:

15 March 1981 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

História de Chicago See more »

Filming Locations:

Chicago, Illinois, USA

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Technical Specs

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Color (Metrocolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?


A pilot for a series for NBC network that was not picked up. See more »


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