The Lineup (1958) HD | Eli Wallach | Robert Keith | Film Noir Film Of The Police Procedural TV Show!

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In San Francisco, a psychopathic gangster and his mentor retrieve heroin packages carried by unsuspecting travelers.
The Lineup is a 1958 American film noir version of the police procedural television series of the same title that ran on CBS radio from 1950 until 1953, and on CBS television from 1954 until 1960. The film was directed by Don Siegel. It features a number of scenes shot on location in San Francisco during the late 1950s, including shots of the Embarcadero Freeway (then still under construction), the California Academy of Sciences in Golden Gate Park, the War Memorial Opera House, the Mark Hopkins Hotel, and Sutro Baths.
In the film, Warner Anderson and Marshall Reed reprise their roles as Lieutenant Ben Guthrie and Inspector Fred Asher from the TV series. However, Tom Tully’s character, Inspector Matt Grebb, is replaced by Inspector Al Quine, played by Emile Meyer. Tully, the series co-star, was not in the film. Anderson, the series star, was given co-star billing instead of star billing; star billing was given to Wallach, who played the movie’s main villain.

Eli Wallach as Dancer
Robert Keith as Julian
Warner Anderson as Lt. Ben Guthrie
Richard Jaeckel as Sandy McLain
Mary LaRoche as Dorothy Bradshaw
William Leslie as Larry Warner
Emile Meyer as Inspector Al Quine
Robert Bailey as Staples
Raymond Bailey as Phillip Dressler
Vaughn Taylor as “The Man”
Cheryl Callaway as Cindy Bradshaw
Marshall Reed as Inspector Fred Asher

Directed by Don Siegel
Screenplay by Stirling Silliphant
Produced by Jaime Del Valle
Starring Eli Wallach
Robert Keith
Warner Anderson
Cinematography Hal Mohr
Edited by Al Clark
Color process Black and white
Pajemer Productions
Distributed by Columbia Pictures
Release date
June 1, 1958 (United States)
Running time 87 minutes
Country United States
Language English


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