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Detective (The)

USA, English, 114 mins

  • Director: Gordon Douglas
  • Writer: Abby Mann; Roderick Thorp
  • Producer: Aaron Rosenberg

CGiii Comment

He could sing...but, Sinatra certainly couldn't act - although, he's not as bad as he usually is....in this thoroughly offensive film.

The writing is shameful - even for those confusing and woeful times when it was written. Hollywood certainly hated the homos...


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The(ir) Blurb...

Police detective Joe Leland investigates the murder of a homosexual man. While investigating, he discovers links to official corruption in New York City in this drama that delves into a world of sex and drugs.

Cast & Characters

Frank Sinatra as Det. Sgt. Joe Leland;
Lee Remick as Karen Wagner Leland;
Ralph Meeker as Curran;
Jack Klugman as Dave Schoenstein;
Horace McMahon as Capt. Tom Farrell;
Lloyd Bochner as Dr. Wendell Roberts;
William Windom as Colin MacIver;
Tony Musante as Felix Tesla;
Al Freeman Jr. as Robbie Loughlin;
Robert Duvall as Nestor;
Pat Henry as Mercidis;
Patrick McVey as Police Officer Mike Tanner;
Dixie Marquis as Carol Linjack;
Sugar Ray Robinson as Kelly;
Renee Taylor as Rachael Schoenstein

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