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Dragnet 1-5 DVD
Dragnet 1-5

Dragnet 1-5

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Just the facts. Starring Jack Webb as Sgt. Joe Friday and Ben Alexander as Officer Frank Smith, "Dragnet" was the most popular detective series of the 1950s. It aired weekly on NBC from 1952 to 1959 in its first run and influenced countless police shows to come, including today's real life crime show "Cops." It spawned a movie version in 1954 and again in 1987 with Dan Aykroyd.Episode 1: A wave of thefts along a 10 block area of Wilshire Boulevard. Looks like the work of a kleptomaniac.Episode 2: A hit-and-run turns into murder when the victims die. A grandmother and grandson.Episode 3: An abandoned baby at a bus depot. Seven weeks old. No leads.Episode 4: Four-year-old twins are missing, last seen playing in the park. Distraught mother. Star Jack Webb directs.Episode 5: The infant Jesus disappears from a church's manger scene on Christmas Eve. Promising to retrieve the figure before the morning mass, the detectives race against time to discover what sort of cold-blooded crook could commit such a heartless crime.Episode 6: A gang of teenagers run wild, destroying a movie theater and attacking fellow students. Sgt. Friday's worst suspicions are confirmed when marijuana is found at the wrecked theater.Episode 7: Obscene books and photos flood local high schools, corrupting young minds. A tense interrogation of the teens who distribute the dirty books leads the detectives to the man behind the operation.Episode 8: A standard hit-and-run case swiftly involves into a elaborate murder case, leading the investigators to a brutal bar fight and a vicious merchant marine.Episode 9 - The Big Phone Call: Joe Friday and Ed Jacobs confront jeweler Ernest Garvey in connection with the robbery of a c
Title: Dragnet 1-5
Genre: TV Crime
Studio: Alpha Video
Number of Discs: 5
Attributes: Black & White
Release Date: 6/30/2009
Original Year: 2009
Product Type: DVD
UPC: 089218017291
Item #: ALP801729

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