In Los Angeles in 1947, a police detective tries to solve the shocking and grisly murder of 22-year-old aspiring actress Elizabeth Short, whose nude body was dumped in a lot after being bisected with surgical precision. The detective interviews people who knew Short, who was called "The Black Dahlia" because of the black outfits she wore.
Before he could hunt her killer, he had to learn who "The Black Dahlia" was - hard chick or easy mark...home girl or party girl!
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Did You Know?
The same year, 1975, character-actors Sig Haig (the tattoo artist) and Lee de Broux (the casting agent) played criminal partners in the theatrical Pam Grier blaxploitation film, Coffy. See more
Arc lights reflected in door as Beth leaves bus station. See more
Look, we're kinda "one for all and all for one" here, you know?
Don't let me change a thing. I probably won't be here very long, anyway.
I guess none of us is permanent, huh?
No. Grandmama used to say, "Nothing alive and pretty is ever permanent". Grandmama was right, I guess.
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