January 1959: Studio Exec Says They Would Have to Kill Him to Get Wallet – So They Did

L.A. Times, 1959

Kenneth Savoy told holdup men “If you want my wallet, you’re going to have to kill me to get it.” So they did. The story of George Albert Scott and Curtis C. Lichtenwalter, who were robbing bars across Los Angeles.

The original post from 2009, via Archive.org.

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2 Responses to January 1959: Studio Exec Says They Would Have to Kill Him to Get Wallet – So They Did

  1. Eve says:

    Reminds me of actress Nicole duFresne, who was shot by a mugger in NY in 2006 after snapping, “What are you going to do, you going to shoot us?” That is probably how I’m going to die, too; I have never once in my life been able to keep my big yap shut.

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  2. JAMES says:

    So what happened? Arrested? Convected? ?

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