Incident on a Dark Street (Crime, Drama) NBC Saturday Night at the Movies -1973 #ABCmow

Incident on a Dark Street premiered on NBC on January 13, 1973.

The television film was produced by 20th Century Fox Television as a pilot for the proposed series The Prosecutors starring James Olson and David Canary but it was not picked up for a series. Logline: A small-time hood is murdered just as he is about to blow the whistle on an organized crime ring. Two small-town lawyers try to bring the criminals to justice.

TV Guide noted that the film has “all the earmarks of a pilot for a series” but that it was too, “talky and slow-moving” to hold the viewers’ interest.

James Olson as Joe Dubbs
David Canary as Peter Gallagher
Robert Pine as Paul Hamilton Jr.
Richard S. Castellano as Frank Romeo
William Shatner as Deaver G. Wallace
Murray Hamilton as Edmund Schilling
Gilbert Roland as Dominic Leopold
David Doyle as Luke Burgess
James Davidson as Arthur Lloyd Trenier

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