The Case Against Brooklyn Poster

Release Date: 1958

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 22 min

Plot Summary
Rookie policeman Pete Harris (Darren McGavin) goes undercover to infiltrate a gambling ring in Brooklyn, N.Y. He encounters problems, however, since many of the officers are on the take and accepting bribes from gamblers to keep quiet. Adding to Harris' problems, he falls for Lil Polombo (Margaret Hayes), the widow of a crook, despite being married to Jane (Peggy McCay). As the investigation intensifies, both Pete's marriage and his life become threatened.

Cast: Darren McGavin, Margaret Hayes, Warren Stevens, Peggy McCay

Director: Paul Wendkos

Genres: Crime drama

Keywords: Investigation, Suspenseful, Bar, Wife, Police officer, 1950s, Police station, Sacrifice, Engaging