An unusually raw and realistic for its time drama about New York City cops that was strong on character development and location filming. After an initial season of half-hour episodes, the show was canceled, but returned a year later as an hourlong series for a three-season run that included early-career guest roles for such notables as Diahann Carrol more… An unusually raw and realistic for its time drama about New York City cops that was strong on character development and location filming. After an initial season of half-hour episodes, the show was canceled, but returned a year later as an hourlong series for a three-season run that included early-career guest roles for such notables as Diahann Carroll, Sandy Dennis, Peter Fonda, Dustin Hoffman, Robert Redford and Jon Voight. Because it's never too early to plan Thursday night Sign up and add shows to get the latest updates about your favorite shows - Start Now. Created with Sketch. Keep track of your favorite shows and movies, across all your devices.
Highly-decorated veteran, Cornelius 'Neil' Daggett Jack Warden , has deteriorated from hero to alcoholic bum since the end of the war, having alienated his wife and family. He desperately wants to Detective walks from icing surrendering shooter Gimpy, so his commander asks Adam to volunteer to spy him. Adam struggles with taking the assignment on gun-happy comrade Bane, whose jacket includes
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Crime films, in the broadest sense, are a cinematic genre inspired by and analogous to the crime fiction literary genre. Films of this genre involve various aspects of crime and its detection. Stylistically, the genre may overlap and combine with many other genres, such as drama or gangster film, but include comedy, and, in turn, is divided into many sub-genres, such as mystery, suspense or noir. Crime films are based on real events or are adaptations of plays or novels. For example, the film version of Witness for the Prosecution is an adaptation of a stage play of that name, in turn based on Agatha Christie's short story published in ; the film version was remade in , there have been other adaptations. However, each of these media has its own advantages and limitations, which in the case of cinema is the time constraint. Witness for the Prosecution is a classic example of a "courtroom drama". In a courtroom drama, a charge is brought against one of the main characters, who claims to be innocent. Another major part is played by the lawyer representing the defendant in court and battling with the public prosecutor. He or she may enlist the services of a private investigator to find out what happened and who the real perpetrator is.
Naked City is a police drama series from Screen Gems which was broadcast from to and from to on the ABC television network. It was inspired by the motion picture The Naked City and mimics its dramatic "semi- documentary " format. As in the film, each episode concluded with a narrator intoning the iconic line: "There are eight million stories in the naked city.