Where the Sidewalk Ends

Where the Sidewalk Ends (1950)

Only a woman's heart could reach out for such a man!

  • Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
  • Release Date: 1950-07-07
  • User Rating: 7.2/10 from 69 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 35min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: 20th Century Fox
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director:
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A police detective's violent nature keeps him from being a good cop.

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  • Dana Andrews

    as Det. Sgt. Mark Dixon
  • Gene Tierney

    as Morgan Taylor
  • Gary Merrill

    as Tommy Scalise
  • Bert Freed

    as Det. Sgt. Paul Klein
  • Tom Tully

    as Jiggs Taylor
  • Karl Malden

    as Det. Lt. Thomas
  • Ruth Donnelly

    as Martha
  • Craig Stevens

    as Ken Paine
  • Fred Aldrich

    as Detective at Staff Meeting (uncredited)
  • Tom Coleman

    as Detective at Staff Meeting (uncredited)
  • Chuck Hamilton

    as Detective at Staff Meeting (uncredited)
  • Ian MacDonald

    as Detective Casey (uncredited)
  • John McGuire

    as Detective Gertessen (uncredited)
  • Clarence Straight

    as Detective (uncredited)
  • Robert B. Williams

    as Detective (uncredited)
  • Phil Tully

    as Det. Ted Benson, 16th Precinct (uncredited)
  • Don Appell

    as Willie Bender (uncredited)
  • Tony Barr

    as Hoodlum (uncredited)
  • John Daheim

    as Scalise Hoodlum (uncredited)
  • Neville Brand

    as Steve, Scalise Hood (uncredited)
  • Herbert Lytton

    as Joe, Scalise Hood (uncredited)
  • Lou Nova

    as Ernie, Scalise Hood (uncredited)
  • David Wolfe

    as Sid Kramer, Scalise Hood (uncredited)
  • Eddie Borden

    as Pool Hall Patron (uncredited)
  • 'Snub' Pollard

    as Pool Hall Patron (uncredited)
  • Barry Brooks

    as Thug (uncredited)
  • Ralph Brooks

    as Railroad Baggage Clerk (uncredited)
  • Oleg Cassini

    as Oleg the Fashion Designer (uncredited)
  • John Close

    as Hanson (uncredited)
  • Clancy Cooper

    as Police Desk Sergeant Murphy (uncredited)
  • Charles Tannen

    as Police Radio Dispatcher #79 (voice) (uncredited)
  • Charles Flynn

    as Policeman Schwartz (uncredited)
  • Ray Spiker

    as Policeman (uncredited)
  • Sayre Dearing

    as Man at Dice Table / Passerby (uncredited)
  • Bert Stevens

    as Passerby (uncredited)
  • Bob Evans

    as Sweatshirt (uncredited)
  • Robert Foulk

    as Fenney (uncredited)
  • Joseph Granby

    as Fat Man (uncredited)
  • Kathleen Hughes

    as Secretary (uncredited)
  • Lou Krugman

    as Mike Williams (uncredited)
  • Louise Lorimer

    as Mrs. Jackson (uncredited)
  • Eda Reiss Merin

    as Mrs. Shirley Klein (uncredited)
  • Grayce Mills

    as Mrs. Tribaum, Paine's Landlady (uncredited)
  • Harry von Zell

    as Mr. Morrison (uncredited)
  • David McMahon

    as Harrington (uncredited)
  • Peggy O'Connor

    as Model (uncredited)
  • Shirley Tegge

    as Model (uncredited)
  • Robert Patten

    as Medical Examiner (uncredited)
  • Stephen Roberts

    as Gilruth (uncredited)
  • Lester Sharpe

    as Friedman, Morgan's Employer (uncredited)
  • Robert F. Simon

    as Insp. Nicholas Foley (uncredited)
  • Larry Thompson

    as Riley (uncredited)
  • Chili Williams

    as Teddy (uncredited)
  • Mack Williams

    as Jerry Morris, Attorney (uncredited)
  • Anthony George

    as Scalise Hoodlum (uncredited)
Directing Otto Preminger Director
Production Otto Preminger Producer
Editing Louis R. Loeffler Editor
Art Lyle R. Wheeler Art Direction
Camera Joseph LaShelle Director of Photography
Writing Ben Hecht Screenplay
Art Thomas Little Set Decoration
Art Walter M. Scott Set Decoration
Sound Lionel Newman Music Director
Art J. Russell Spencer Art Direction
Sound Cyril J. Mockridge Original Music Composer
Sound Alfred Bruzlin Sound
Costume & Make-Up Charles Le Maire Costume Design
Costume & Make-Up Ben Nye Makeup Artist
Sound Harry M. Leonard Sound
Directing Henry Weinberger Assistant Director
Writing Victor Trivas Adaptation
Writing Robert E. Kent Adaptation
Writing Frank P. Rosenberg Adaptation
Production Frank P. Rosenberg Associate Producer
Visual Effects Fred Sersen Visual Effects
Sound Edward B. Powell Orchestrator
Costume & Make-Up Marie Walter Hairstylist
Directing Kathleen Fagan Script Supervisor
Costume & Make-Up Oleg Cassini Costume Design
Camera Don Anderson Camera Operator
Sound Maurice De Packh Orchestrator
Production Sam Wurtzel Production Manager