Edmond O’Brien

  • Howard W. Koch & Edmond O’Brien – Shield for Murder (1954)

    David Wilentz writes:
    Shield for Murder predates Touch of Evil with its gloomy tale of police corruption. Edmund O’Brien stars as a brooding police detective consumed by greed. In a chilling set piece O’Brien corners a drug runner, shoots him dead, takes twenty five grand off the corpse and then yells ‘Stop or I’ll shoot’. He plans to buy a tract home for he and his girl: the classic American dream.Read More »

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