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There is something mesmerizing — almost addictive — about the classic film noirs of the 1940s and '50s, with their darkened, rain-drenched streets and narrow alleys inhabited by anti-heroes sporting well-worn raincoats and crushed fedoras....
Teen-criminal-turned-novelist James Ellroy is known for L.A. Confidential and The Black Dahlia, but less so for his tireless support of the Los Angeles Police Museum in Lincoln Heights. Their newest exhibit is about Gangster Squad – the movie even...
LOS ANGELES — It was a dank, rain-sodden Raymond Chandler kind of morning, as if some omnipotent auteur had rung up the studio and ordered a classic film noir sky. Cumulonimbus clouds the color of a snub-nosed revolver hovered with ominous intent,...
LA Times MagazineA Latino LAPD detective works under the radar to clear a black ex-cop in mid-’50s L.A....
Show TrackerHarry Morgan, who died Wednesday at age 96, could command your attention while still seeming quite ordinary. That was Harry Morgan's particular magic....
Emmy Award-winning actor Harry Morgan, who played the crusty yet sympathetic Col. Sherman T. Potter in the sitcom "MASH" and the hard-nosed LAPD Officer Bill Gannon in the television drama "Dragnet," died Wednesday. He was 96. Morgan died at his home...
KTLA NewsELYSIAN PARK, Calif. (KTLA) -- More than 70 firefighters, aided by two water-dropping helicopters, knocked down a fire at the home of 1950s-era actress Ann Robinson in Elysian Park Wednesday. The fire was reported at 5:53 p.m. at 1400 N. Elysian Park...
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Jack Jones, a longtime Los Angeles Times reporter who was part of a team that shared the 1966 Pulitzer Prize for the newspaper's coverage of the Watts riots and their aftermath, has died. He was 86. Jones, who retired in 1989, died of lung disease...
Zap2ItJack Webb's reboot of his 1950s police procedural wrapped up its run with this season, though Webb would remain active in television with such other shows as "Emergency!" Here, Sgt. Joe Friday (Webb) and partner Bill Gannon (Harry Morgan) tackle cases...
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Zap2ItThis actually is the NBC update of Jack Webb's police series that began as "Dragnet 1967," but the year in the title changed with each season of the show. Tight-lipped Sgt. Joe Friday (Webb) and Officer Bill Gannon (Harry Morgan) probe cases that were...
Company TownStephen J. Cannell, the legendary television producer who died Thursday at 69, spent his early days toiling for "Dragnet" creator Jack Webb and went on to create some of the most memorable shows ever including "The Rockford Files" and "Wise......
Zap2ItMartin Milner and Kent McCord continued their run as Los Angeles patrol partners Malloy and Reed in this NBC police drama, which boasted the trademarks of executive producer Jack Webb ("Dragnet"). Though Milner added some doses of cynical humor as a...
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