A cast of killers

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Penguin Books, 1986 - Biography & Autobiography - 301 pages
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Forty years after the 1921 murder of distinguised silent film director William Desmond Taylor, another famed director, King Vidor, ferreted out Taylor's murderer. The full story of this sensational true crime can now be told in all its shocking details of sex, starlets, drugs, greed, passion and corruption.

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not a page turner, but fascinating and a good read...I agree with Vidor on who the culprit was Read full review

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Awesome book! I could not put it down! This was definitely a page turner. I would recommend this book to anyone who likes mysteries, whodunits, or the silent film era of Hollywood. Read full review

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