The Plainclothesman

  • 1949

A big-city police drama telecast live, from the point of view of its leading character, the lieutenant, whose face wasn't revealed (nor was his name). This `subjective camera' technique had been used several years earlier in the film noir `The Lady in the Lake.'

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A big-city police drama telecast live, from the point of view of its leading character, the lieutenant, whose face wasn't revealed (nor was his name). This `subjective camera' technique had been used several years earlier in the film noir `The Lady in the Lake.'

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