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A Cast of Killers: The Sensational True Story of Hollywood's Most Scandalous Murder--Covered Up for Sixty Years and Solved at Last by the Great Film Director King Vidor

By: Kirkpatrick, Sidney D.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: E.P. Dutton: 1986

Edition: 5th Printing

Seller ID: 2200953

ISBN: 0525243909

Condition: Good


5th printing. A few smudges to page edges, pages faintly toned. Jacket toned, jacket spine edges bumped. 1986 Hard Cover. xi, 301 pp. On February 1, 1922, the distinguished silent-film director William Desmond Taylor was shot to death in his Los Angeles bungalow by an unknown assailant. Reports of strange activities at the scene of the crime circulated soon after. When the police arrived, was the head of Paramount Studios burning a bundle of papers in the fireplace, and was a well-known actress searching the house for letters she claimed were hers? Despite a full-scale investigation, the case ... View more info