Dragnet (1987) or The Art of Adaptation

In another write-up for Crooked Scoreboard, I look back at one of the earliest half-mocking, half-loving adaptations of a TV show on the big screen. While later examples like The Brady Bunch, Starsky & Hutch and The Dukes of Hazzard are remembered more (if not particularly better) today, Dragnet really laid the groundwork and did it best.

Read on here:

http://crookedscoreboard.com/reopening-the-surprisingly-influential-case-files-of-1987s-dragnet/

And while you’re in the neighborhood, check out the other movie materials on Crooked Scoreboard, along with the wealth of reading on all things sports.

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