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Dragnet (1956)

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Release Date: May 1, 1956 Wide

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At the height of the popularity of his Dragnet TV series, producer/director/star Jack Webb struck a deal with Warner Bros. to direct several feature films--the first of which, but of course, was 1954's Dragnet. This time around, the "true story" in which "only the names are changed to protect the innocent" involves the murder of former syndicate member Dub Taylor. LAPD sergeants Joe Friday (Webb) and Frank Smith (Ben Alexander) follow the trail of evidence to shifty gangster boss Stacy Harris,

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Drama, Mystery & Suspense, Classics

Richard Breen

May 23, 1991

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It beats me why Dragnet was such a popular TV show and it further surprises that this uninspiring dullish movie also did so well.

January 28, 2007 Full Review Source: Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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