Rick Zieff
Derek Dressler
Brian Mulligan
Jon Chardiet
Bruce Nozick
Tasia Valenza
Janine Barris
Andre Sogliuzzo


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, 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.
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


Renner, Joan, Deranged LA Crimes, A New Mystery Begins: The Gardenia Murder Case, Part 1

Renner, Joan, Deranged LA Crimes, The Gardenia Murder Case, Conclusion


“Body of Beaten Woman Found on Golf Course,” Los Angeles Times, July 28, 1943.

“Woman Found in Flower Bed in Golf Course,” United Press, July 28, 1943.

“Body of Beaten Woman Found on Golf Course,” Los Angeles Times, July 28, 1943.

“Soldier’s Wife Slain,” Los Angeles Examiner, July 28, 1943.

“Gardenia Case Tipoff Revealed,” Associated Press- Oakland Tribune, March 29, 1944.

“Clue Is Found to Gardenia Murder,” (Wire Service) Altoona, PA, Mirror, Nov. 6, 1943.

Memo from FBI Director John Edgar Hoover to Mr. Ladd, re. Walter Winchell Broadcast, Nov. 7, 1943.

“Gardenia Murder Linked to Bigamist,” New York Times, March 30, 1944.

“Gardenia Murder Suspect Arrested in East,” Los Angeles Times, March 29, 1944.

“Jury Selection Begun in Golf Course Murder,” Los Angeles Times, Oct. 10, 1944.

“End of Lady Killer’s Trail,” American Weekly Magazine, May 21, 1944.