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A Crime to Remember

Styles may change, but murder lasts forever. Step into the past and unravel the intricacies of real-life murder cases of the ‘50s and ‘60s. Set against the backdrop of Studebakers, fedoras, and three-martini lunches, these stories of truly mad men...

Quality: HD

Release:2013

IMDb:8.5

Season 1 - A Crime to Remember
"Queens, NY, 1965. Two children disappear in the night, taken from their bedroom. Hours later they turn up dead, strangled. The police have no clues but an instant dislike for the parents: Eddie (20's) and Alice Crimmins (26). They are separated and fighting over custody of the kids. She seems more concerned about her make-up and appearance than her dead kids; he seems to be obsessed with her many love affairs. Cops think one of them did it, but it will take twelve years to unravel the truth."
"New York, NY, 1963. When two young women - just out of college, starting their first jobs in The Big City - wind up dead in their Upper East Side apartment, raped, mutilated, the victims of a terrible, heinous attack, the City is thrown into chaos. If these girls aren't safe, who is? The NYPD is under such pressure to solve the high-profile case it makes a tragic mis-step in the investigation of the case the newspapers dub \"The Career Girls Murders.\""
"West Palm Beach, FL, 1955. Judge Curtis Chillingworth (58) and his wife (50's) say their goodbyes to friends at swank dinner party, step into their car and drive away. They are never seen again. When police start investigating they unravel a tale of corruption, moonshine and numbers-running that leaves Florida in shock."
"Denver, CO, November 1, 1955. United Airlines Flight 629, a DC-6B bound for Portland and Seattle, exploded in flames only 11 minutes after taking off from Denver. The subsequent crash in a farm field near Longmont, Colorado, killed everyone on board. It wasn't very long into the crash investigation when chemical residue, consistent with the explosion of dynamite, was found on debris from the rear baggage compartment. The crash investigation then turned into a criminal probe of the second act of sabotage of a commercial airline, in United States history."
"Michigan, 1967. A young co-ed from Eastern Michigan State University goes missing. Her body is found months later, rotting in a field. A year later, another co-ed, disappears and is found stabbed to death. A few months after that, a young law student is found shot and strangled in an Ypsilanti cemetery. The young women of Southeastern Michigan are terrified and the police commence a massive hunt for the monster they call The Co-Ed Killer."
"A 1955 shooting involving a pair of New York socialites is recalled."
Season 2 - A Crime to Remember
"Kew Gardens, Queens, 1964: Kitty Genovese is raped and stabbed to death outside her apartment building as her neighbors watch and do nothing, introducing America to the \"bystander effect.\" But is this really the whole story...?"
"Key Biscayne, FL, 1964: Candy Mossler (40s) finds her multi-millionaire husband, Jacques (69), stabbed to death in their apartment. Detectives are swept into a twisted tale of incest, secret homosexual liaisons, and money, money, money..."
Season 3 - A Crime to Remember
"Recalls the Lee Roy Martin Case. In 1968, he called a SC reporter and claimed credit for the murders of several young woman whose bodies had been dumped. He also threatened to kill again."
"New York, NY, 1973: When a twenty-eight year old schoolteacher for deaf children is murdered in NYC, detectives immerse themselves in the swinging world of 1970s nightlife, where clubgoers and activists rub shoulders with wide-eyed career girls."
"Chicago, IL, 1966: The crime of the century begins when a man knocks on the door of a dormitory of nursing students and murders all...but one, who will live to help police attempt to bring him to justice."
"New York, NY, 1937: Easter Sunday turns deadly when a pin-up model and two others are discovered brutally murdered. Religion, art, and madness come together in this twisted tale of love and obsession."
"Macon, GA, 1960: When wealthy Mary Burge is found strangled in her bed, detectives encounter a world of hooded Klan members and blue blood Yankees where the truth truly is stranger than fiction."
"Bay Village, OH, 1954: When Marilyn Sheppard is found beaten to death in her bedroom, it will take more than thirty years to piece together the truth of what happened the night she died."
"Los Angeles, CA, 1934: Eric Madison is found dead in a boarding house at the back of the Warner Brother's lot. But in an age where propriety is paramount, will the punishment fit the crime?"
"Odessa, TX, 1961: Teenager Betty Williams isn't home. She's not at school. Police are sure she is a runaway, until they uncover a shocking high school rumor that will change this small town forever."
Season 4 - A Crime to Remember
"Lincoln, NE, 1958: When two love-struck, sex-crazed teenagers embark on a killing spree in Lincoln, Nebraska, it will fall to one local sheriff to put the brakes on this nightmare of a joy ride."
"Kansas City, MO, 1960: When Patricia Jones' bullet-ridden body turns up by the side of lovers' lane, Detective Browning forges ahead on a catch me if you can trail from Missouri to Mexico, taunted by the sly smiles of his provocative arch nemesis."
"St. Paul, MN, 1963: Carol Thompson, church-going wife and devoted mother of four, is found in a bloody heap on her neighbor's doorstep. Now detectives must peel away the layers of her picture-perfect life to reveal the painful secrets the 1960s housewife."
"In 1931, the young wife of a navy lieutenant is found beaten by the side of the road in Honolulu, leading to a retaliatory act that results in one of the most sensational murder trials in Hawaii's history."
"In Bronx, NY, 1941, tea for two ends in murder and investigators must count on many brave women coming forward to give testimony of their terrifying encounters in order to bring the killer to justice."
"Los Angeles, CA, 1922: When a husband is found dead and his wife discovered locked in a closet, detectives find themselves lost in a world of seduction and obsession where the ghosts are all too real."
"Santa Cruz, CA, 1970: When an entire family is discovered shot and drowned in their own swimming pool, investigators must traipse through psychedelic hippie communes to solve this Mason-style murder."
"Los Angeles, CA, 1968: Cheryl Perveler is found in her yellow sports car bleeding out from a gunshot wound to the head. When investigators dig into Cheryl's life, the plot that they uncover will defy even the most outlandish expectations."
Season 5 - A Crime to Remember
"On the sprawling Mark Family farm, a peaceful morning quiet is shattered by a woman's tortured scream. Dorothy Mark has walked into a nightmare: the family farmhouse is strewn with the bloody corpses of her son Lesley, his wife Jorjean and their two children. The victims have been horrifically executed, their assailant leaving few traces for the police to track. As the community reels from the devastating loss, detectives begin to suspect that only someone very close to the family-or within it-could have committed the murders. They delve into the fraught history ..."
"In December 1968 real estate heiress Barbara Jane Mackle is kidnapped and buried alive in a purpose-built plywood box with a life-support system."
"\"Dear Sir...\" begins an elegantly written, meticulously detailed ransom note. And with the note's arrival the fears of Jacob and Dora Franks are confirmed. Their beloved ten-year- old son, Bobby, has been kidnapped. Among the wealthiest families in Chicago, the Franks are able to enlist the help of the top investigative minds in the city. But the investigation takes a tragic turn when, to the Franks' horror, Bobby's body is found in a city park, stripped naked and burned with acid. The detectives struggle to find any leads, with their only piece of physical evidence ..."
"Panic and terror grip Chicago after the brutal and ritualistic killings of two women and a ten year old girl. A message-scrawled on the wall of one of the crime scenes in red lipstick- fans the flames of the town's anxiety: \"For heaven's sake catch me before I kill more...\" Amidst the public furor, both the police and the local newspapers are desperate to give the people what they demand: someone to blame. If that happens to be the actual murderer, wonderful. If not...so be it."
"On quiet back roads, just out of earshot from the noise and the glitter of 1950s Los Angeles, love-addled teenage couples park their cars at night to be alone. But these steamy lovers' lanes are suddenly transformed into nightmarish hunting grounds when a lone predator, posing as a cop, begins to terrorize the teenagers and assault the young women in the cars. The LAPD is only able to get a vague description of the suspect- an African-American male. A former LAPD officer named Todd Roark, recently fired from the force, is fingered as the suspect and the case appears ..."
"On quiet back roads, just out of earshot from the noise and the glitter of 1950s Los Angeles, love-addled teenage couples park their cars at night to be alone. But these steamy lovers' lanes are suddenly transformed into nightmarish hunting grounds when a lone predator, posing as a cop, begins to terrorize the teenagers and assault the young women in the cars. The LAPD is only able to get a vague description of the suspect- an African-American male. A former LAPD officer named Todd Roark, recently fired from the force, is fingered as the suspect and the case appears ..."
"Morning sunlight filters through shelves of tightly packed carburetors, air filters and brake kits as Dan Schindler enters the grungy storefront of Bradshaw Auto Parts on the outskirts of Salt Lake City. He's looking for a replacement part for a friend's truck - but instead finds something that will haunt him for the rest of his life: the twisted, blood-soaked body of the store's 76 year old owner, Franklin Bradshaw. The sprawling murder investigation that ensues takes detectives from Salt Lake City to rural Texas and the high society world of Manhattan. In so doing, ..."
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