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June 2, 1947: Erwin Walker Pleads Insanity in ‘He Walked by Night’ Killing of CHP Officer

Note: This is an encore post from 2005 and originally appeared on the 1947project. The Erwin Walker case is the crossroads of several important stories. The victim was Loren Roosevelt, fired in the 1930s as Arcadia’s police chief in an … Continue reading

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Mary Mallory / Hollywood Heights: 20th Annual Hollywood Film Noir Festival Salutes L.A.

Alan Ladd and Veronica Lake in “The Blue Dahlia,” which launched the festival.  Dark dives, shady dames, and sleazy P.I.s populate the sordid underbelly of the sunny City of the Angels in Noir City: Hollywood, the Film Noir Foundation’s 20th … Continue reading

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