Monthly Archives: February 2013

Black Dahlia: The Non-Smoking Gun – George Hodel Files Part 22

Typing by someone –not Hodel – Not as adept as Hodel. No conversation!!!! Another day of typing at the purported Murder HQ of Dr. George “Evil Genius” Hodel, in which Dorothy discusses Vincent Price, MGM and John Farrow. The George … Continue reading

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Black Dahlia: The Non-Smoking Gun – George Hodel Files Part 21

She was going to shoot me and commit suicide “Tamara”!!!!!!! Well, that’s sort of juicy, isn’t it? Of course, it seems to involve Tamar Hodel rather than one of Dr. George “Evil Genius”Hodel’s alleged killings, but still juicy. Another day … Continue reading

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Black Dahlia: The Non-Smoking Gun – George Hodel Files Part 20

I love you very much!!!!! Love? No “Evil Genius” points today! Love at the purported Murder HQ of Dr. George “Evil Genius” Hodel on March 9, 1950. The George Hodel files Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | … Continue reading

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Mary Mallory / Hollywood Heights – Studio City’s La Fonda Wayside Inn

The bread-and-butter businesses of most municipalities are those providing goods and services, with restaurants near the top of the list. Running a restaurant is extremely difficult, because costs are high, profit margins are low and public tastes can often be … Continue reading

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Black Dahlia: The Non-Smoking Gun – George Hodel Files Part 19

Phone rings 9 times – no one answers!!!!! March 8, 1950: Another day of tedium at the purported Murder HQ of Dr. George “Evil Genius” Hodel. The George Hodel files Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part … Continue reading

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Black Dahlia: The Non-Smoking Gun – George Hodel Files Part 18

someone snoring!!! Could it be the Daily Mirror readers? March 7, 1950: Another day of tedium at the purported Murder HQ of Dr. George “Evil Genius” Hodel, whose worst crime may be trying to cut the Sowden House into apartments. … Continue reading

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Musicland Mystery Photo (Updated ++++)

Look what I found! Remember it from here?

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Black Dahlia: The Non-Smoking Gun – George Hodel Files Part 17

both now move to part of house where talk is unintelligible — both return and Hodel suggests they sit in his car and talk — to which party agrees!!! Dr. George “Evil Genius” Hodel knows one place that isn’t bugged … Continue reading

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Black Dahlia: Waiting for Test Results on Dr. George ‘Evil Genius’ Hodel’s Murder HQ, Week 2

Ever wonder how long it takes to test soil samples for evidence of human remains? We are, of course, since we are waiting breathlessly for results of soil taken from Dr. George “Evil Genius” Hodel’s purported Murder HQ after “Buster … Continue reading

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Black Dahlia: The Non-Smoking Gun – George Hodel Files Part 16

Hodel again started talking about photographs with the tw(o) people!!! Pictures seemed to be of Japanese girls!!!!! Another day at the purported Murder HQ of Dr. George “Evil Genius” Hodel, March 5, 1950. And in case you are wondering, the … Continue reading

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No Carole Lombard Death Scene Photos Here!

One of the oddest experiences in running the L.A. Daily Mirror is to see how many people stumble in while searching for “snuff” pictures of Carole Lombard, who died in a 1942 plane crash. Not a day goes by that … Continue reading

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Black Dahlia: The Non-Smoking Gun – George Hodel Files Part 15

“You’re talking over a tapped line. Oh yes, it’s been tapped for a long time!!!” So begins another day at the purported Murder HQ of Dr. George “Evil Genius” Hodel, March 4, 1950. The George Hodel files Part 1 | … Continue reading

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Black Dahlia: The Non-Smoking Gun – George Hodel Files Part 14

Hodel and Ellen have conversation in Spanish. They are in bedroom having sex intercourse or something, probably perversion. Sounds like he got another blowjob!!!!! A little perversion breaks up the monotony at the purported Murder HQ of Dr. George “Evil … Continue reading

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Black Dahlia: The Non-Smoking Gun – George Hodel Files Part 13

Be nice to her, she is an old lady!!! March 2, 1950: Another boring day at the purported murder HQ of Dr. George “Evil Genius” Hodel. A maniacal killer is worried about being nice to an old lady??? No “Evil … Continue reading

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Movieland Mystery Photo (Updated ++)

And for Monday, a mystery lady!

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Mary Mallory / Hollywood Heights: Douglas Fairbanks, Author

Douglas Fairbanks: “Teaching his dog to smile.” Douglas Fairbanks exploded onto the filmmaking scene in 1915 after a successful career on Broadway as a dashing leading man. His jaunty joie de vivre and flashy acrobatics wowed audiences on stage and … Continue reading

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Black Dahlia: The Non-Smoking Gun – George Hodel Files Part 12

“I wish I hadn’t done that!!!!!” March 1, 1950: Another day of tedium at the purported murder HQ of Dr. George “Evil Genius” Hodel. In case you just tuned in and are wondering “What’s with all this boring nonsense?” I’m … Continue reading

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Black Dahlia: The Non-Smoking Gun – George Hodel Files Part 11

Thursday I may be going to Santa Barbara!!! And here is Part 11 of the Dr. George “Evil Genius” Hodel transcripts for Feb. 28, 1950. The George Hodel files Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 … Continue reading

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Black Dahlia: The Non-Smoking Gun – George Hodel Files Part 10

Well anyway, she hasn’t said she’d committed incest or killed the Black Dahlia!!! (I wonder if Hodel was talking to Theodore Kolline, who was apparently staying with him during his divorce.) And here is the Feb. 27, 1950, installment of … Continue reading

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Black Dahlia: Hodel ‘Murder HQ’ Test Results? Day 5

It’s Friday and still no announcement. And here I was, thinking that the Black Dahlia case was “nearly solved.”  You don’t suppose it was all just a publicity stunt, do you? If you will remember (and of course you do) … Continue reading

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