Dragnet (1987) or The Art of Adaptation

In another write-up for Crooked Marquee, 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:


And while you’re in the neighborhood, check out the other movie materials on Crooked Marquee. It’s worth the click.


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