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Christmas on the Radio — Dragnet ‘.22 Rifle for Christmas’

From the radio version of “Dragnet,” Joe Friday (Jack Webb) and Ben Romero (Barton Yarborough) on the case of a missing 9-year-old boy in “.22 Rifle for Christmas.” From 1949 | From 1950 | From 1951 | From 1952 (with … Continue reading

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June 25, 1958

Someone apparently doesn’t like Dorothy Adamson’s fox terrier, which is missing after her apartment at 1034 Hilldale was bombed. An unidentified caller had complained about the dog’s barking, The Times says. Alas, the paper never followed up on this story. … Continue reading

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Feb. 23, 1958

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The Badge

Well isn’t this interesting? Here’s the original cover of "The Badge," from my five-foot shelf of books on Los Angeles. Note the style of badge and Serial No. 714.   And here’s the cover of the reprint ("With a new … Continue reading

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The fall season

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