Dragnet (1954) - Plot Summary Poster


Plot Summary

  • Saturday, April 9: A known bookie named Miller Starkie has been "cut in half" by a sawed-off, double-barrel shotgun. Working out of Intelligence Division, Sgt. Joe Friday and Off. Frank Smith piece together what little evidence they have, interview acquaintances, intimidate witnesses, interrogate suspects to the point of harassment, utilize a Minifon and a wiretap, and testify before the Grand Jury in a tireless effort to catch and convict Starkie's killers.

    - Written by Michael J. Hayde <mmeajv@earthlink.net>
  • Two homicide detectives investigate the brutal shotgun murder of a crime syndicate member.

    - Written by Marta Dawes <smdawes@home.com>


On Saturday April 9, 1954, Miller Starkey, a small-time hood who works for West Coast mob second-in-command Max Edward Troy...

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