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Sunday, July 19, 2009

Personally I Think He Was Out On A 69 Call

I'm planning on watching The D.I. soon and I ran across this (each links to giagundo versions):

a touch of kismet after meeting James Ellroy (who has employed and appreciated Jack Webb at different times in his career) last week.

I love the use of clipped sentences a la Jack's show, and the old Confidential Magazine modus opperandi of giving real addresses and license plate numbers. No wonder they got in trouble.

Anyway, I also found this weird quintessentially Jack Webb trailer for the DI where he uses more of his stylistically low budgetude to intro the film - without any actual clips: