Rick Zieff

Brian Mulligan

Bruce Nozick

Jon Chardiet

Andre Sogliuzzo

Michael P. Greco

Lindsey Alena

Janine Barris

Spencer Kayden



Tracy Pattin, Host, Creator, Producer, Casting
Hernan Lopez,
Executive Producer
Jeffrey Glaser, Executive Producer
Rebecca Reynolds
, Creator, Producer, Director
Jon Ponder,
Creator, Producer, Director
Jim Carpenter,
Mark Holden, Editor,
Rick Zieff,
Casting Director
Leah Sutherland,  Researcher, Production Coordinator

Hollywood and Crime is recorded, sound designed and mixed at the Invisible Studios, West Hollywood.

Research & Sources

General Reference for Season 1

Fowler, Will, Reporters: Memoirs of a Young Newspaperman, Roundtable Publishing Company, Malibu, CA, 1991.
Gilmore, John, Severed: The True Story of the Black Dahlia, Amok Books, West Compton, CA, 2001.
Hodel, Steve, Black Dahlia Avenger: Genius for Murder, Arcade Publishing, New York, NY, 2012.
Hodel, Steve, Black Dahlia Avenger II, Thoughtprint Press, Los Angeles, CA, 2013.
Hodel, Steve, Most Evil II, A Vireo Book | Rare Bird Books, Los Angeles, CA, 2015.
Richardson, James, For the Life of Me: Memoirs of a City Editor, G.P. Putnam’ Sons, New York, 1954.
Tereba, Tere, Mickey Cohen: The Life and Crimes of L.A.’s Notorious Mobster, ECW Press, Toronto, 2012.
Underwood, Agness, Newspaperwoman, Harper and Brothers, New York, NY, 1949.
Wolfe, Donald H., The Black Dahlia Files: The Mob, the Mogul, and the Murder that Transfixed Los Angeles, HarperCollins Publishers, New York, NY, 2005.


Harnisch, Larry, Heaven Is Here.

Harnisch, Larry,

Renner, Joan, Deranged LA Crimes: True 20th Century Tales of Murder, Mayhem, Political Corruption and Celebrity Scandal.


For This Episode




Gennat, Ernst, Die Dusseldorfer Sexuabaerbrechen, 1930.


Ressler, Robert, Whoever Fights Monsters, 1992.


Vronsky, Peter, Serial Killers: The Method and Madness of Monsters, 2004.



Black Dahlia in Hollywood, retrieved January 2017.


“Women Brutally Slain; Four Unsolved Nude Slayings in 2 Months,” Los Angeles Examiner, March 12, 1947.


“L.A. Cocktail Bar Raids Jail 42,” Los Angeles Daily News, Mar. 29, 1947.


“Mrs. Peete Denied Mercy,” Los Angeles Daily News, April 8, 1947.


“So. Cal. Jolted by Two-Hr. Earthquake,” Los Angeles Daily News, April 10, 1947.


“Louise Pete Thanks Guards, Dies Smiling,” Los Angeles Daily News, April 11, 1947.


“Youth Held in Black Dahlia Inquiry,” Los Angeles Times, Apr. 18, 1947.


“Man Released in ‘Dahlia’ Inquiry,” Los Angeles Times, Apr. 19, 1947.


“Man Held Here As Dahlia Death Suspect,” Los Angeles Examiner, April 18, 1947, page 1.


“Mrs. Louis B. Mayer Wins Divorce and $3,250,000,” Los Angeles Daily News, Apr. 28, 1947.


“Would-Be Kidnapper Slain by Hollywood War Widow, 18,” Los Angeles Daily News, Apr. 29, 1947.


“L.A. Stifled by Wave of Noxious Smog,” Los Angeles Daily News, May 1, 1947.


“Missing Mother Found Murdered; Battered Body Left in Vacant Lot,” Los Angeles Times, May 4, 1947, pg. 3.


“Downtown L.A.’s Quirky Hotel Figueroa to Get Mediterranean Makeover,” Los Angeles Times, April 23, 2015.


Other Sources


FBI File: Black Dahlia (Elizabeth Short)