A daily note on some event in the history of mystery fiction.
Wednesday, December 23, 2015
12/23/1971 Dirty Harry feels lucky
December 23, 1971. This date saw the release of Dirty Harry, a movie that shaped thrillers for decades. It was Clint Eastwood's first of five appearances as Dirty Harry Callahan. In 2012 the National Film Register listed it for preservation as a significant film.