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Columbo and Shakespeare?
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 15.2029  Tuesday, 30 November 2004

From:           Philip Eagle <
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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
http://www.findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_g1epc/is_tov/ai_2419100270,
but I can't find a specific citation to the original.  As Levinson died
in 1987, one can't contact him and ask!

Phil


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