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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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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 Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90047

 
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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 Bvld, Los Angeles, CA 90042

 
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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 S Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90071

 
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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 Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028

 
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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 S Vermont Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90007

 
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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 Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 91604

 
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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.

Florence and Normandie

 
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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 W. Jefferson Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90018

 

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