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The First Deadly Sin was Frank Sinatra's final starring movie vehicle. Based on a novel by Lawrence Sanders, it casts Sinatra as Edward Delaney, a big-city detective on the verge of retirement. Beset with profound personal problems--including a gravely ill wife (Faye Dunaway)--Delaney nonetheless tackles the case of an axe murderer who seemingly strikes at random. Be on the lookout for an unbilled Bruce Willis. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

Cast

Frank Sinatra
as Edward Delaney
Faye Dunaway
as Barbara Delaney
Brenda Vaccaro
as Monica Gilbert
George Coe
as Dr. Bernardi
James Whitmore
as Dr. Sanford Ferguson
David Dukes
as Daniel Blank
Martin Gabel
as Christopher Langley
Joe Spinell
as Charles Lipsky
Jeffrey DeMunn
as Sgt. Fernandez
Anthony Zerbe
as Capt. Broughton
Fred Fuster
as Delivery Man
Victor Arnold
as Officer Kendall
Richard Backus
as Walt Ashman
Frank Bongiorno
as Nick
Leila Danette
as Woman on Step
Jon de Vries
as Calvin Samtell
Ramon Franco
as Boy #2 on Bus
David Gideon
as Doctor
Carol Gustafson
as Matron
Hugh Hurd
as Ben Johnson
Eddie Jones
as Officer Curdy
Anna Navarro
as Sunny Jordeen
Frederick Rolf
as Judge James Braggs
Tom Signorelli
as Carl Lucas
Robert Weil
as Sol Appel
Bruce Willis
as Man entering diner as Delaney leaves (uncredited)
David Gideon
as Doctor
Eddie Jones
as Officer Curdy
Victor Arnold
as Officer Kendall
Robert Weil
as Sol Appel
Jon de Vries
as Calvin Samtell
Frederick Rolf
as Judge James Braggs
Leila Danette
as Woman on Step
Tom Signorelli
as Carl Lucas
Hugh Hurd
as Ben Johnson
Carol Gustafson
as Matron
Anna Navarro
as Sunny Jordeen
Ramon Franco
as Boy #2 on Bus
Richard Backus
as Walt Ashman
Frank Bongiorno
as Nick

Crew

Brian G. Hutton
Director
Elliott Kastner
Producer
Georges Pappas
Producer
Mark Shanker
Producer
Mann Rubin
Screenwriter
Steve Shagan
Screenwriter
Jack Priestley
Cinematographer
Gordon Jenkins
Composer (Music Score)
Eric Albertson
Editor
Woods Mackintosh
Art Director
Frank Sinatra
Executive Producer
Elliott Kastner
Executive Producer
Gary Jones
Costume Designer
Joe Napolitano
First Assistant Director
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