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Jack Webb began in film, but it was Dragnet that brought him popular and critical acclaim. After Dragnet Webb returned to feature films both as a director and as an actor, and for a time was head of Warner Television. Upon his death in 1982 he was buried with full honours by the LAPD, including a seventeen-gun salute.
James Ellroy is the bestselling author of The Black Dahlia, L.A.Confidential, The Big Nowhere, White Jazz, American Tabloid, The Cold Six Thousand and My Dark Places, amongst others.

Books by Jack Webb

The Badge

The Fifties Crime Classic that Ripped open the Sleazy Underbelly of LA!

'The Badge got me hooked. Jack top-loaded it with sex and scandal. He hot-wired me to L.A. Crime forever.' James Ellroy

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