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Detective Story Movie Poster

Detective Story Movie Poster

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Description (Brief)
Poster for the 1951 film Detective Story starring Kirk Douglas, Eleanor Parker, William Bendix, and Cathy O’Donnell. The image on the poster features two men in a fight with a larger fight scene sketched behind them. The film was nominated for four Academy Awards and tells the story of a day in the lives of the people working in a police detective squad.
Currently not on view
Object Name
date made
Douglas, Kirk
Paramount Pictures Corporation
place made
United States
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
overall: 41 1/8 in x 27 1/8 in; 104.4575 cm x 68.8975 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Motion Pictures
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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