5.0/10
148
14 user 2 critic

Incident on a Dark Street (1973)

TV-PG | | Crime, Drama | TV Movie 13 January 1973
A small-time hood is murdered just as he is about to blow the whistle on an organized crime ring.

Director:

Buzz Kulik

Writers:

E. Jack Neuman (creator), E. Jack Neuman
Reviews

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Newman's Law (1974)
Action | Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

In 1970s Los Angeles, honest cop Vince Newman struggles to win the battle against crime and against corruption in his own department.

Director: Richard T. Heffron
Stars: George Peppard, Roger Robinson, Eugene Roche
Impulse (1974)
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  

A paranoid, leisure-suit-wearing conman/gigolo named Matt Stone seduces lonely women, bilks them of their savings via an investment scam, then kills them. When he begins seeing an ... See full summary »

Director: William Grefé
Stars: William Shatner, Ruth Roman, Jennifer Bishop
The Andersonville Trial (TV Movie 1970)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

A dramatization of the 1865 war-crimes trial of Henry Wirz, commandant of the notorious Confederate POW camp at Andersonville, Georgia.

Director: George C. Scott
Stars: Cameron Mitchell, William Shatner, Jack Cassidy
They Call It Murder (TV Movie 1971)
Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

A small-town district attorney is saddled with several major investigations, including a gambler's murder and a possible insurance scam.

Director: Walter Grauman
Stars: Jim Hutton, Lloyd Bochner, Jo Ann Pflug
Indict and Convict (TV Movie 1974)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A prosecutor must try his friend, a deputy district attorney, who has been charged with murdering his wife and her lover.

Director: Boris Sagal
Stars: George Grizzard, Reni Santoni, Susan Howard
Pioneer Woman (TV Movie 1973)
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

In 1867, a family from the East, despite some initial hesitations, decides to try its luck by settling in the harsh and dangerous West.

Director: Buzz Kulik
Stars: Joanna Pettet, William Shatner, David Janssen
Cry Vengeance (1954)
Crime | Drama | Film-Noir
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Violent ex-cop Vic Barron comes to Ketchikan, Alaska seeking revenge on an old enemy.

Director: Mark Stevens
Stars: Mark Stevens, Martha Hyer, Skip Homeier
The Dain Curse (TV Mini-Series 1978)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Private eye investigates diamond theft, and becomes involved with an ancient family curse.

Stars: James Coburn, Jason Miller, Paul Stewart
The Horror at 37,000 Feet (TV Movie 1973)
Drama | Fantasy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

An invisible demon in the cargo hold of a jet airliner terrorizes the passengers.

Director: David Lowell Rich
Stars: Chuck Connors, Buddy Ebsen, Tammy Grimes
The People (TV Movie 1972)
Drama | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

A young woman is assigned to teach school in a secluded valley whose inhabitants appear stern, secretive and anti-pleasure. Following two children who disappear to play in the woods, she ... See full summary »

Director: John Korty
Stars: Kim Darby, William Shatner, Diane Varsi
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.1/10 X  

Twin brothers, half white and half Comanche, take different paths that overlap with Johnny Moon getting blamed for Notah's violent acts until the final confrontation in Rio Hondo.

Director: José Briz Méndez
Stars: Joseph Cotten, William Shatner, Rosanna Yanni
Sole Survivor (TV Movie 1970)
Drama | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

This story is loosely based on the discovery of the B-24 "Liberator" bomber the "Lady Be Good" that was found in the Libyan desert after the crew got lost on their 1st bombing mission to Italy.

Director: Paul Stanley
Stars: Vince Edwards, Richard Basehart, William Shatner
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
James Olson ... Joe Dubbs
David Canary ... Peter Gallagher
Robert Pine ... Paul Hamilton Jr
Richard S. Castellano ... Frank Romeo
William Shatner ... Deaver G. Wallace
Murray Hamilton ... Edmund Schilling
Gilbert Roland ... Dominic Leopold
David Doyle ... Luke Burgess
James Davidson ... Arthur Lloyd Trenier
Kathleen Lloyd ... Louise Trenier (as Kathy Lloyd)
John Kerr ... Gallagher - Trenier's Lawyer
Marlene Clark ... Rose
Jerome Thor Jerome Thor ... Abe Hirsch
Valentin de Vargas ... Ernesto De La Pina (as Valentine De Vargas)
Susan Stafford ... Monica Forbes
Edit

Storyline

A small-time hood is murdered just as he is about to blow the whistle on an organized crime ring.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

The streets just got a little darker ...

Genres:

Crime | Drama

Certificate:

TV-PG | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 January 1973 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Incidente en una calle oscura See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound Recording)

Color:

Color (Color by Deluxe)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

William Shatner appears in this film with Robert Pine, the father of actor Chris Pine, who succeeded Shatner in the role of Cpt. James T. Kirk. See more »

Goofs

Frank Romeo refers to the theft of a 1957 Edsel. Edsels were made only between 1958 and 1960. See more »

Quotes

Joe Dubbs: Don't call me 'sir.'
See more »

Connections

Featured in Midnight Movie Madness: 50 Movie Mega Pack (2016) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly
24 December 2006 | by weghalbertSee all my reviews

Well I watched "Incident on a Dark Street" and I see why it was a failed TV pilot...

The Good,, The Bad,, and The Ugly,,,,

The BAD The three leads James Olson (Never have liked him much although he was quite good in "The Andromeda Strain" due more to Robert's Wise's wonderful direction and a great script), David Canary ( He was quickly back in soap operas again after this) and Robert Pine ( He was in the TV show "Chips" after this gig) ,anyways the three leads are all milquetoast in this made for TV movie...

The Good But this guilty pleasure does have a few things going for it...1st of all its Shatner playing the a total slime ball ( I can not recall him playing such a lowlife in any other role, but your the expert in that dept)... No one emotes despair quite like Bill in his ridiculous mustache, lamb chop sideburns and bad oily hairpiece. Be sure to check out the sexy 70s outfit Bill's goodtime girl is sporting...

The Ugly,,,, And there's Richard Castellano, you know him from the "Godfather"...there has never been a more miserable character who exudes uncomfort and misery as Richard here, the Mob lowlife turned snitch...Smoking cigs down to the filter,,, sweating and panting after taking 3 steps,,,He almost busts his ass a few times when he has to do some physical things on film... I think this is more of a Richard really being this character than acting... He garners so much screen time in this , so you might as well enjoy his performance,,, kinda like watching Curly Howard in a wool suit two sizes too small.. Be sure to check out his life and death chase scene from a Street Sweeper!!!

and lots of familiar faces in lesser roles adding to the 70s feel of this flick..John Kerr,Gilbert Rowland,Wesley Lau...There's pre "Charlies Angels" David Doyle ( who once again proves he couldn't act his way out of a wet paper bag)..Murray Hamilton (playing a lowlife so well as he had to all of his acting life,,,Did Murray do a guest shot on every TV show in the 60s???, it sure seemed like it)....Kathy Lloyd (who fares OK in a small role),,, and last but not least there is Jennifer Kulik as Ann , which proves Director Buzz Kulik was not above casting his own daughter in the film...

For Shatner's and Castellano's performances,,, this is worth a look...


15 of 16 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 14 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Free Movies and TV Shows You Can Watch Now

On IMDb TV, you can catch Hollywood hits and popular TV series at no cost. Select any poster below to play the movie, totally free!

Browse free movies and TV series

Stream Trending TV Series With Prime Video

Explore popular and recently added TV series available to stream now with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed