Episode 46: Unsolved Murder of William Desmond Taylor

Who killed William Desmond Taylor, a famous Hollywood director in the 1920s? The suspect list drawn up by police included a deranged stage mother, drug dealers, a love-struck teenage movie star, and members of an opium cult. One of the newspaper headlines at the time read, “Taylor Murder One of Most Baffling Cases Ever Given to the Los Angeles Police.” Join us as we discuss this unsolved murder.

Sources:

https://the-line-up.com/the-shocking-murder-of-william-desmond-taylor-in-hollywoods-silent-era

https://timeline.com/murder-william-desmond-taylor-374fb3a5f0c

http://www.american-historama.org/1913-1928-ww1-prohibition-era/hollywood-in-the-1920s.htm

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=runjda4La_4

Five Foot Two, Eyes Of Blue 1925-7247-DNC

Artist

Roarin’ 20s  Ernie Golden & His Orch.

Album

Roarin’ 20s_ Ernie Golden & His Orch. – Five Foot Two, Eyes Of Blue 1925 .mp3

Cool Vibes – Film Noire by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

Source: http://incompetech.com/music/royalty-free/index.html?isrc=USUAN1100863

Artist: http://incompetech.com/

 

I Knew a Guy by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

Source: http://incompetech.com/music/royalty-free/index.html?isrc=USUAN1100199

Artist: http://incompetech.com/ 

 

 

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