The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 15.2029 Tuesday, 30 November 2004
From: Philip Eagle <
Date: Mon, 29 Nov 2004 07:05:42 -0500
Subject: 15.2023 Columbo and Shakespeare?
Comment: Re: SHK 15.2023 Columbo and Shakespeare?
There are quite a few unsourced comments on the web to the effect that
Columbo was based on Petrovich. Most of them say that the connection
was confirmed in a public interview by one of the show's creators,
Richard Levinson, for example
but I can't find a specific citation to the original. As Levinson died
in 1987, one can't contact him and ask!
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