Text by Edwain Steenkamp
Today’s Hollywood is full of drama—but the feuds of modern celebrities have nothing on the mysteries, conspiracies, and all-around craziness of Old Hollywood. Here’s the weirdest of the weirdest.
1.The Black Dahlia’s Murder
The Black Dahlia is at the heart of one of Hollywood’s most infamous murder mysteries. The 22-year-old aspiring actress (real name: Elizabeth Short) was found murdered on January 15, 1947. Her body was cut in half and mutilated, leading police to include local medical students in their pool of suspects.
The killer followed reports of the investigation and mailed investigators personal items belonging to Short, including her birth certificate. In spite of this, the case remains unsolved.