Murders of Hollywood
Sensational and shocking stories from Hollywood are not always fiction. Beyond anything a screenwriter could imagine, and with cast of famous stars and celebrities, this documentary goes behind the scenes to explore the real-life stories of murders in Hollywood. From the silent era to the present day, out-of-control passions, burning hatreds, and the driving greed for gain have pushed many of the rich and famous over the edge into violence -- to commit bloody murder or end up as the victims of murder. Featuring the stories behind infamous murders of: Virginia Rappe -- Did famed comic Fatty Arbuckle commit the deed? William Desmond Taylor -- Famed director whose murder was never solved...who did it? Thomas Ince -- Died mysteriously on William Randolph Heart's yacht...or was it murder? Thelma Todd -- Was "Hot Toddy" murdered by the mob? Elizabeth Short -- The Infamous "Black Dahlia"...a murder that has never been solved. Bugsy Siegel -- The mobster that built Las Vegas gunned down in his Beverly Hills mansion. Johnny Stompanato -- Lana Turner's lover...killed by Lana's daughter, or was he? Carl Switzer -- Alfalfa from Little Rascals fame...killed for $50. Sharon Tate & Company -- Murdered brutally by the Charles Manson gang. Sal Mineo -- From "Rebel Without a Cause" fame, murdered on the streets of Hollywood, yet to be solved. Bob Crane -- From "Hogan's Heros" fame, murdered mysteriously...was it kinky sex gone bad? Dorothy Stratten -- The Playboy bunny murdered by her former husband in a jealous rage. The Menendez Brothers -- Slaughtered their own parents. Nicole Simpson -- Did O.J. Simpson do the deed...or didn't he?