According to an officer on the scene, this suicide was "the weirdest in Hollywood history."More morbid pix from the L.A.P.D. files from the yr. of my birth:
Initially, Martin's scope was anywhere from the 1920s to the 1950s, meaning he went through thousands of photos before 1953, a seemingly ill-fated year, emerged. "It just seemed like that cases from that year were unique and substantial," Martin said.