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By Charles Higham

    For greater than 80 years, the recognized unsolved homicide of William Desmond Taylor, the mythical bisexual movie director, has generated debate and controversy.  Now, best-selling writer Charles Higham has solved the crime.  Higham uncovers the corruption and intrigue of l. a. within the Roaring Twenties—and the movie moguls’ whole domination of the city’s authorities.
    When it was once came upon recognized celebrity of the day had most likely killed Taylor, an important cover-up began—from the elimination of an important facts to the naming of blameless humans as killers—which has persevered earlier to guard the truth.  Murder in Hollywood is going past the killing to unearth unknown information about the lifetime of Taylor prior to his arrival in Hollywood, in addition to the tales and histories buried via the crooked gurus and criminals concerned the case. The author’s unique interviews with the culpable megastar, his special ownership of long-vanished police files, and the help of the present-day la county coroner—who tested the proof as though the homicide had taken position now—have ensured a hair-raising thriller.
    Charles Higham effectively offers the main believable and convincing resolution but to the mystery.  within the method he paints a brilliant portrait of Hollywood within the 1920s—from its significant stars to its bisexual tradition. the result's a compelling solution to a long-standing secret and a desirable research of a spot, and an that, as this present day, enable humans reinvent themselves. Murder in Hollywood is extra notable than any crime of fiction and extra interesting than any motion event movie.

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