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In 1988, Chris Bryson was found running down a Kansas City street naked, beaten, and bloody wearing nothing but a dog collar and a leash. He told police about Bob Berdella, a local business... See full summary »

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Himself, author
Roger Coleman ...
Himself, reverend
Albert Reiderer ...
Himself, former prosecutor
Troy Cole ...
Himself, retired sergeant
Tom Moss ...
Himself, retired officer
Karen Blakeman ...
Herself, reporter, Kansas City Times
Tom Jackman ...
Himself, reporter
Robert Berdella ...
Himself (archive footage)
James McKinley ...
Himself, reporter (as Jim McKinley)
Marilyn Richardson ...
Herself, doctor
Kevin Kelly ...
Himself, florist
Barbara Rues ...
Herself, hairdresser
Rick Flavell ...
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Chris Bryson ...
Himself
Pat Herrington ...
Himself, auto mechanic
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In 1988, Chris Bryson was found running down a Kansas City street naked, beaten, and bloody wearing nothing but a dog collar and a leash. He told police about Bob Berdella, a local business man and how Berdella had caputed him, held him hostage, raped him, tortured him, and photographed him over several days. Police later arrested Berdella and searched his mid-town Kansas City home where they found several hundred polaroid photographs, a detailed torture log, envelopes of human teeth and a human skull. It was soon discovered that Berdella had murdered six young men in his home after drugging them and performing his sick acts of sexual torture. He met a couple of the victims at his business, a small shop called "Bob's Bizaare Bazaar" where he sold artifacts from around the world related to the darker side of human nature for people with jaded tastes.Some lived the horrors for only a few days, one for six weeks. After death, Berdella would cut up the bodies with an electric chain saw ... Written by Benjamin Meade

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A municipal judge in Kansas City used to put transient youth in Berdella's protective custody for drug rehabilitation and referred to him as "Dr. Berdella". See more »

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Great documentary
15 July 2005 | by See all my reviews

I thought the way this film was presented was very good, although I could do without "The Demon Dogs" playing songs as the film progressed. A documentary such as this has no business interjecting a rock band playing songs because it has nothing to do with the story. The film contains archival footage of Berdella's victims as well as actors portraying the people involved in the case. I would love to see a documentary on serial killer DEAN CORLL presented in this way, with actors portraying Corll doing what he did to the victims. The Dean Corll case is one of the spookiest, most disturbing case of serial murder that has ever happened and to date, nobody has ever devoted much time to the case. At any rate, I was very pleased with "Bazaar Bizarre" and would recommend the movie to any serial killer buffs out there. You won't be sorry.


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