Tag Archives: 1975

Black Dahlia: A Warning About Hollywood and the Black Dahlia

Lucie Arnaz in “Who Is the Black Dahlia?” “Inspired by a true story?” A painful lesson about Hollywood and the Black Dahlia. In 1975, the murder of Elizabeth Short was the basis for the TV movie “Who Is the Black … Continue reading

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Black Dahlia: ‘Who Is the Black Dahlia?’ Script on Craigslist

Someone on Craigslist has listed a copy of the shooting script for “Who Is the Black Dahlia?” the TV movie that featured Lucie Arnaz as Elizabeth Short and Efrem Zimbalist Jr. as Detective Harry Hansen (with an amusing turn by … Continue reading

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Charles Hillinger

March 26, 1975 Kelso, Calif.   Email me

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Christmas past

Here’s some fun: I’m combining Christmas past with the mystery photo. Update: We have a winner. Jack Hannah correctly guessed Santa as Dodger pitching coach Red Adams. Nice going! Photograph by Harry Chase / Los Angeles Times Who are Santa’s … Continue reading

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Christmas past

Dec. 23, 1975 Los Angeles Photograph by Art Rogers / Los Angeles Times A youngster held by Police Officer Bill Heim receives a present from Santa Claus as Officer Mike Peterson watches during a party at the Toland Way Children’s … Continue reading

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"Horror stories implying neglect and incompetence, especially by nursing personnel, are heard regularly." "We all came with such high hopes. Can we provide high-quality healthcare in the ghetto? I’m not sure. It’s very spotty so far." "I have never seen … Continue reading

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