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AMC TV - Dragnet
AMC TV - Dragnet
Actors: Ben Alexander, Herbert Ellis, Barney Phillips, Jack Webb, Barton Yarborough
Genres: Drama, Television, Mystery & Suspense
UR     2004     5hr 50min

Dragnet starring Jack Webb. — 14 thirty-minutes episodes on 2 DVDs. "The story you are about to see is true, only the names have been changed to protect the innocent." So began the familiar opening to TV's long-running po...  more »

     
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Actors: Ben Alexander, Herbert Ellis, Barney Phillips, Jack Webb, Barton Yarborough
Genres: Drama, Television, Mystery & Suspense
Sub-Genres: Drama, Television, Mystery & Suspense
Studio: Genius Entertainment
Format: DVD
DVD Release Date: 01/20/2004
Original Release Date: 12/16/1951
Theatrical Release Date: 12/16/1951
Release Year: 2004
Run Time: 5hr 50min
Number of Discs: 2
SwapaDVD Credits: 2
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 0
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Languages: English

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Movie Reviews

Just the facts!!
R. L. Towler | San Jose, CA USA | 08/02/2004
(5 out of 5 stars)

"I bought this DVD set and was very impressed with the quality of the picture and sound. On disk #2, "The Big September Man" there are cigarette commercials included in the episode! Watch for guest appearances by Carolyn Jones and a very young Leonard Nimoy. I'm a big fan of Jack Webb and I highly recommend this to fans of his work. Even if you don't like Jack's work. This is a rare look at televisions earliest offerings. I sincerely hope that AMC can release more of these."
The story of your police force in action
J. Hess | Mohawk Valley, NY | 03/12/2006
(3 out of 5 stars)

"I had never seen the original, 1951 version of Dragnet before, so I was happy to see it was available in DVD. However, I was annoyed to find that the original title and credits music had been excised and some dopey, synthesized knockoff music inserted. I'm guessing there were copyright issues or maybe the original music had been replaced when the shows were re-aired as "Badge 714," but it would have been better to take a more archival approach, and leave the soundtrack as it was found. I had hoped to see Barton Yarborough as Friday's original partner, Ben Romero, but I have since learned that he only did one or two episodes before his untimely death, and only the very first episode is available for purchase anywhere, and not on DVD. All in all, a good sampling of one of the greatest shows in TV history, but no extras and you have to go some to get over that stupid music. (I just press MUTE and hum the Dragnet theme to myself.)"