Famous Players: The Mysterious Death of William Desmond Taylor
NBM Comics Lit, 2009 - Comics & Graphic Novels - 80 pages
It`s the early days of Hollywood, movies are just starting to come of their own and gain in popularity. New Stars are made. The movies are still silent but their stars` certainly are not in the scandal sheets. Amidst this new boiling cauldron, William Desmond Taylor, a successful director at the `upscale` Famous Players Studio is found shot in his home.. Could it have been the star Mary Miles Minter or a former butler? But then, what about that strange past Taylor had? Another delectable mystery as only Geary can tell `em!
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Review: Famous Players (Treasury of XXth Century Murder)User Review - Kirsti - Goodreads
Well-researched and beautifully drawn, but ultimately unsatisfying because nobody knows who committed the murder. Read full review
Review: Famous Players (Treasury of XXth Century Murder)User Review - Lindsey - Goodreads
I love Rick Geary and his graphic novels based on true crimes. The images are timeless in black and white and tell a wonderful story of the time as well as the crime. I learned a lot about early cinema. Read full review