LA: Black Dahlia, John Holmes & Wonderland

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Marcus investigates the shocking facts and myths of the infamous Black Dahlia murder, goes deep inside the twisted legend of porn icon John Holmes, and rekindles the fiery saga of the LA riots.

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Marcus walking in LA
Marcus walking in LA

Marcus walking in LA

Marcus enters the world of celebrity and fame when he heads to LA, otherwise known as Tinseltown. 960 1280

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Marcus Sakey and Steve Hodel

Marcus Sakey and Steve Hodel

He explores the infamous Black Dahlia murder and visits with former LAPD homicide detective Steve Hodel who suspects his father was the one who killed Elizabeth Short. 960 1280

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Marcus visits the Hollywood sign

Marcus visits the Hollywood sign

Marcus enters the world of porn when he looks into the life of porn actor John Holmes and the Wonderland murders. 960 1280

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Marcus Sakey and Bob Chin discuss John Holmes

Marcus Sakey and Bob Chin discuss John Holmes

Marcus hits local watering hole Lazaro’s Lounge to meet with adult film director Bob Chinn about his memories of the day he discovered John Holmes. 960 1280

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Marcus walking on Veince Beach

Marcus walking on Veince Beach

Marcus learns about Holmes' drug habit and how he ended up being part of the Wonderland murders. 960 1280

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Marcus Sakey and former LAPD Raymond Foster

Marcus Sakey and former LAPD Raymond Foster

Marcus then heads to South Central LA, where riots erupted after the Rodney King verdict. Former LAPD. Sergeant Raymond Foster shares his stories of what it was like to try to restore order to the city. 960 1280

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Marcus visits CC Barbershop in South Central

Marcus visits CC Barbershop in South Central

To get the other side of the story, Marcus goes to C.C.'s Barbershop to meet with residents and business owners in South Central. The shop was right in the middle of the action during the LA riots. 960 1280

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Marcus Sakey and Tommy the Clown

Marcus Sakey and Tommy the Clown

Marcus gets to know Tommy the Clown. He has brought joy back to the streets of South Central with his crazy clown dancing. 960 1280

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Children dancing in South Central LA

Children dancing in South Central LA

Tommy has inspired the youth of South Central LA to show off their moves. 960 1280

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Marcus Sakey watches kids dance in South Central LA

Marcus Sakey watches kids dance in South Central LA

Marcus watches as a street corner that is often filled with violence, becomes a stage for a dance-off. 960 1280

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Marcus Sakey and Tommy

Marcus Sakey and Tommy

Marcus chats with Tommy about his experience during the LA riots and his thoughts on how the neighborhood has changed. 960 1280

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