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Erik Larsons bestselling book The Devil in the White City introduced America to one of the most horrific but little-known episodes in our nations criminal history. When the shocking exploits of the mysterious Dr. H. H. Holmes became known, U.S. tabloids dubbed him the American Jack the Ripper. H.H. HOLMES: AMERICAS FIRST SERIAL KILLER is the first film to tell the entire true story of this grisly episode. H.H. HOLMES: AMERICAS FIRST SERIAL KILLER focuses on Holmes entire life of crime and villainy, from childhood to his death sentence and ultimate execution. Original photographs and newspaper reports of the period create a chilling authenticity, while actor Tony Jay (Time Bandits, Disneys Beauty and the Beast) provides spooky, insightful narration to enliven the proceedings.
It's an interesting documentary, but it's hard to get over the atrocious audio editing.
The volume fluctuates so much you have to turn the volume up and down constantly, and... Read more
Very interesting story about America's first known serial killer. It was almost too easy for him to get away with these crimes because of the lack of communication.Published 5 months ago by Cheryl Rosenberg
Boring, kinda just repeated all info on him. Not that much info either.Published 6 months ago by Steve C
This story has fascinated me for some time. This was very, very good.Published 6 months ago by Scarlet O
This is good as a compendium to other media on H. H. Holmes and his murder spree.Published 8 months ago by Susan Marie Molloy
Item as descried and received as promised. Great buying experience.Published 8 months ago by William N. Booth
This is a well done documentary of a forgotten serial killer. It's really creepy that this person existed with such impunity. Read morePublished 10 months ago by cannes