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Carole Landis–RIP

  Photograph by the Los Angeles Times Carole Landis, July 27, 1937 Form 3.11 (Revised 10-3-47) DEAD BODY REPORT Type SUICIDE DR No. 486 592 Victim SCHMIDLAPP, Carole Landis (Mrs.) Residence Address 1465 Capri Dr., Pac Pal. Business Address Eagle … Continue reading

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July 7, 1908

e have a bounty of news today. Above, Mexican troops put down an insurrection in the state of Coahuila. And turmoil in the Mideast. At left, Mayor Harper urges Democratic presidential candidate William Jennings Bryan to accept Capt. Eugene Merrick … Continue reading

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Carole Landis–RIP

Above, the Carole Landis crime scene photo as it was published in The Times, July 6, 1948. nce again, here are our two detectives, John Laymen and Emmett Jones, looking at poor old Carole Landis on the bathroom floor. I … Continue reading

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Carole Landis–RIP

Photograph by the Los Angeles Times Here’s the overall shot again. So far nobody has mentioned the item almost in the center of the photograph. A piano bench and an old movie script. Voila! At first I thought it was … Continue reading

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Carole Landis–RIP

Los Angeles Times file photo Let’s break down the photograph by segments. First, we’ll  inventory everything on and around the bureau. Starting from the left, here’s the camera. I’ll leave to the experts to determine the precise model. My first … Continue reading

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Carole Landis–RIP

Photograph by the Los Angeles Times Detectives John M. Laymen, top, and Emmett Jones examine the body of actress Carole Landis in a bathroom (one of four) at her home at 1465 Capri Drive, July 5, 1948. Below, the approximate … Continue reading

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