The Drag Net

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The Drag Net
Directed by Josef von Sternberg
Produced by Adolph Zukor
Jesse L. Lasky
Written by Jules Furthman (scenario)
Charles Furthman (scenario)
Herman J. Mankiewicz (titles)
Based on Nightstick
by Oliver H. P. Garrett
Starring George Bancroft
Evelyn Brent
Cinematography Harold Rosson
Edited by Helen Lewis
Distributed by Paramount Pictures
Release date
  • May 26, 1928 (1928-05-26)
Running time
8 reels
Country United States
Language Silent film
(English intertitles)

The Drag Net, also known as The Dragnet, is a 1928 silent film crime drama produced by Famous Players-Lasky and distributed by Paramount Pictures, directed by Josef von Sternberg from an original screen story and starring George Bancroft and Evelyn Brent.[1]

This film is now considered a lost film.[2][3][4][5]



  1. ^ "The Dragnet". NY Times. Retrieved 2011-09-25. 
  2. ^ The Drag Net at database
  3. ^ The American Film Institute Catalog Feature Films: 1921-30 by The American Film Institute c.1971
  4. ^ The Library of Congress American Silent Feature Film Survival Catalog: The Dragnet
  5. ^ The Drag Net at; Lost Films Wanted

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