Los Angeles Travel Guide

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 L.A. Riots.


Activities
Los Angeles Police Historical Society
Marcus meets with former L.A.P.D. detective Glynn Martin to discuss the nature of The Black Dahlia murder case.
  • 6045 York Boulevard
  • Los Angeles, CA 90042 US

Los Angeles Police Historical Society

Marcus meets with former L.A.P.D. detective Glynn Martin to discuss the nature of The Black Dahlia murder case.
6045 York Boulevard Los Angeles, CA, US
The Intersection of Florence and Normandie
The epicenter of the LA riots and where Reginald Denny was pulled from his truck, beaten and left for dead. Marcus visits the intersection with former cop Raymond Foster as they recall the rage that exploded there.
  • 7100 S Normandie Av
  • Los Angeles, CA 90044 US

The Intersection of Florence and Normandie

The epicenter of the LA riots and where Reginald Denny was pulled from his truck, beaten and left for dead. Marcus visits the intersection with former cop Raymond Foster as they recall the rage that exploded there.
7100 S Normandie Av Los Angeles, CA, US
CC’s Beauty and Barber Shop
One of many businesses in South Central that had front row seats to the raging chaos of the L.A. riots and survived to tell Marcus the story of the impact the riots had on their lives and community.
  • 1956 West Jefferson Boulevard
  • Los Angeles, CA 90018 US

CC’s Beauty and Barber Shop

One of many businesses in South Central that had front row seats to the raging chaos of the L.A. riots and survived to tell Marcus the story of the impact the riots had on their lives and community.
1956 West Jefferson Boulevard Los Angeles, CA, US
J. Paul Getty Museum
The J. Paul Getty Museum seeks to further knowledge of the visual arts. Exhibitions include photography, sculptures and paintings.
  • 1200 Getty Center Drive
  • Los Angeles, CA 90049 US

J. Paul Getty Museum

The J. Paul Getty Museum seeks to further knowledge of the visual arts. Exhibitions include photography, sculptures and paintings.
1200 Getty Center Drive Los Angeles, CA, US

Hotels
The Biltmore Hotel
This is the last place that many people believe Elizabeth Short was seen alive. Marcus meets with celebrity journalist Anna David to discuss the media's obsession with fame and celebrity and it’s influence on the case of The Black Dahlia.
Millenium Biltmore Hotel Los Angeles
  • 506 South Grand Avenue
  • Los Angeles, CA 90071 US

The Biltmore Hotel

This is the last place that many people believe Elizabeth Short was seen alive. Marcus meets with celebrity journalist Anna David to discuss the media's obsession with fame and celebrity and it’s influence on the case of The Black Dahlia.
506 South Grand Avenue Los Angeles, CA, US
Phone: +1 213-624-1011
Magic Castle Hotel
Located just steps from Walk of Fame, the suites in this hotel include 1 and 2 bedroom suites that include kitchens, dining areas and living rooms.
  • 7025 Franklin Avenue
  • Los Angeles, CA 90028 US

Magic Castle Hotel

Located just steps from Walk of Fame, the suites in this hotel include 1 and 2 bedroom suites that include kitchens, dining areas and living rooms.
7025 Franklin Avenue Los Angeles, CA, US
Phone: +1 323-851-0800
Garden Cottage B & B
This B&B is near Beverly Hills and Restaurant Row. You can select to stay in a cottage or 1 of the spacious rooms.
  • 8318 West 4th Street
  • Los Angeles, CA 90048 US

Garden Cottage B & B

This B&B is near Beverly Hills and Restaurant Row. You can select to stay in a cottage or 1 of the spacious rooms.
8318 West 4th Street Los Angeles, CA, US
Elan Hotel LA
This boutique hotel includes an inviting lounge with eco-friendly bamboo flooring and plush seating, sleek rooms and suites, a complimentary continental breakfast and an evening hosted wine reception.
  • 8435 Beverly Boulevard
  • Los Angeles, CA 90048 US

Elan Hotel LA

This boutique hotel includes an inviting lounge with eco-friendly bamboo flooring and plush seating, sleek rooms and suites, a complimentary continental breakfast and an evening hosted wine reception.
8435 Beverly Boulevard Los Angeles, CA, US
Phone: +1 866-203-2212

Restaurants & Bars
Art’s Chili Dogs
Once caught in the cross fires of unbelievable havoc in the LA Riots, this neighborhood fixture is where Marcus witnesses a glimmer of hope for the neighborhood in the form of Tommy The Clown.
  • 1410 West Florence Avenue
  • Los Angeles, CA 90047 US

Art’s Chili Dogs

Once caught in the cross fires of unbelievable havoc in the LA Riots, this neighborhood fixture is where Marcus witnesses a glimmer of hope for the neighborhood in the form of Tommy The Clown.
1410 West Florence Avenue Los Angeles, CA, US
Musso and Frank's Grill
A legendary hangout for Hollywood’s elite, this is where Marcus meets with Steve Hodel to discuss his shocking theory on who really killed Elizabeth Short, The Black Dahlia.
  • 6667 Hollywood Boulevard
  • Los Angeles, CA 90028 US

Musso and Frank's Grill

A legendary hangout for Hollywood’s elite, this is where Marcus meets with Steve Hodel to discuss his shocking theory on who really killed Elizabeth Short, The Black Dahlia.
6667 Hollywood Boulevard Los Angeles, CA, US
Lazaro's Lounge
Bob Chin used this bar as a location for one of his infamous Johnny Wadd movies starring John Holmes. He and Marcus meet here over scotch to discuss John Holmes’ early days, and the things that eventually led to Holmes’ stardom and downfall.
  • 1951 South Vermont Avenue
  • Los Angeles, CA 90007 US

Lazaro's Lounge

Bob Chin used this bar as a location for one of his infamous Johnny Wadd movies starring John Holmes. He and Marcus meet here over scotch to discuss John Holmes’ early days, and the things that eventually led to Holmes’ stardom and downfall.
1951 South Vermont Avenue Los Angeles, CA, US
Du-Par's Coffee House
Marcus sits down for an intimate conversation with Dawn Schiller, an underage victim of John Holmes. She describes how Holmes' appetite for drugs led to his involvement in the horrific Wonderland Murders. Du-par’s is where they would often meet.
  • 12036 Ventura Boulevard
  • Los Angeles, CA 91604 US

Du-Par's Coffee House

Marcus sits down for an intimate conversation with Dawn Schiller, an underage victim of John Holmes. She describes how Holmes' appetite for drugs led to his involvement in the horrific Wonderland Murders. Du-par’s is where they would often meet.
12036 Ventura Boulevard Los Angeles, CA, US

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