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Dirty Harry Wasn’t Exactly the Movie You Might Think – The Big Picture


Clint Eastwood as Dirty Harry was the beginning of movie cops’ evolution from general peacekeeping good guys to dark embodiments of cultural paranoia and vigilante revenge fantasy — but people forget that his first appearance didn’t exactly begin that way.

This is The Big Picture with Bob Chipman, talking about Dirty Harry.

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Bob Chipman
Bob Chipman is a critic and author.