Shield for Murder

Directed by Howard W. Koch and Edmond O'Brien

Release Year: 1954
Running Time: 82
Color Type: B&W
Country: U.S.
Language: English
     

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Cast
Edmond O'Brien
Marla English
John Agar
Carolyn Jones
Claude Akins

Crew
Directed by Howard W. Koch and Edmond O'Brien

Newly re-mastered in HD! Dame-Hungry Killer-Cop Runs Berserk! Edmond O'Brien (D.O.A., White Heat) stars in this crime drama about a crooked and brutal police detective who steals $25,000 from a criminal he murders and becomes the target of a colleague's investigation… more and more he realizes that he must kill again to cover his tracks. Co-written by noir specialist John C. Higgins (He Walked by Night, T-Men, Raw Deal) and co-directed by Howard W. Koch (Big House, U.S.A.) and the film’s star O’Brien, the first of only two features he ever directed. The wonderful cast includes John Agar (Journey to the Seventh Planet), Marla English (The She-Creature), Carolyn Jones (The Addams Family), Claude Akins (Rio Bravo) and William Schallert (The Patty Duke Show).