James Ellroy's LA: City of Demons 1 Season 2011
Amazon Instant Video
1. Dead Women Own Me The unsolved homicide cases of the infamous Black Dahlia and his own mother's 1958 murder shaped famed crime writer, James Ellroy's youth. More recently, the rape and murder of two teenaged girls made another deep impression on his psyche.
2. The Scandal Rags The Demon Dog gets the lewd lowdown from Lana Turner's daughter, Cheryl, about her childhood killing of a notorious L.A. mobster. Ellroy also details the corrupt case of Confidential Magazine, which launched generations of celebrity media mangling.
3. Serial Killers King of crime fiction James Ellroy unleashes a volume of venomous vitriol on the most depraved, despicable, and deadly criminals, the serial killers. Ellroy offers up a homicidal history of Los Angeles-based beaters, bashers, stranglers and slashers.
4. Dames & Delinqents After World War II, LA was marred by an ongoing feud between the LAPD and organized crime. Ellroy explores the scandal that brought down the entire police department - the unsolved murder of mob princess Brenda Allen Vice.
5. The Dark Side of Hollywood The madcap misdeeds and misfortune of tinsel town notables is nothing new. Throughout a hundred years of Hollywood heinousness, stars have been strung out, snuffed out, locked up, and lusted over. Crime author James Ellroy explores the dark side of fame.
6. Hot Spot Homicide Clamor! Commotion! Cocaine! Carnage!!! It's the Los Angeles nightclub! These speakeasies have been home to all manner of gangland garroting. From shootouts to shakedowns, James Ellroy recounts the whacked out history of these wicked watering holes.
|Starring||James Ellroy, Peter Nikkos|
|Supporting actors||Ryan Beard, Sarah Delpizzo, Emma Green, Jarred Kjack, Nicollé Lewis, Melissa Marino, Rob Nelson, Ian Scott Rudolph, Franklin Ruehl|
|Purchase rights||Stream instantly and download to 2 locations Details|
|Format||Amazon Instant Video (streaming online video and digital download)|
Mr. James Elroy's voice is rather monotonous.
Very repetitive in speaking about the murder cases in most scenarios.
I think this could be a great program for some people. I could not get past the voice of the narrator. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Justicried
He goes a little overboard with alliteration, otherwise, if you're interested in true crime it offers an interesting look into the darker side of Los Angeles.Published 7 months ago by Daniel
I really enjoyed this show, I hope to see more in the future. A lot of secrets I did not know about.Published 7 months ago by Michele Pankiw
The egg and I would have done better. here is a nerd who obviously wants to be a murder dog. ( give me a break) With his ingrating voice and his nerdy ways giving us a blow by blow... Read morePublished 7 months ago by Kathleen
Ellroy takes a while to warm up to but the guy knows his stuff and gives a Confidential-style look at my beloved L.A. that no one else can deliver. We need more episodes!Published 8 months ago by Amazon Customer
Mr Ellroy is as interesting a character as the killers he profiles. I could do without his narration and theatrics. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Sharon
Although, it is a personal and tragic journey he shows wounds and all! Especially, the first episode about his mother and Blue Dahlia being horribly murdered! Read morePublished 9 months ago by jo jo from baltimore
Didn't like the format, nor James Elroy & lousy acting. Was expecting something like movie LA Confidential. Far far from it. This is so lamePublished 9 months ago by Robert Wood