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The Six Degrees of Helter Skelter (2009)

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"The Six Degrees of Helter Skelter" walks in the footsteps of the Manson Family, visiting over 40 locations related to the infamous Tate/LaBianca murders, and tying together the dozens of ... See full summary »


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"The Six Degrees of Helter Skelter" walks in the footsteps of the Manson Family, visiting over 40 locations related to the infamous Tate/LaBianca murders, and tying together the dozens of odd connections between Charles Manson and the Hollywood elite. Entertainingly led by famous Hollywood historian Scott Michaels (E!'s 20 Most Horrifying Hollywood Murders, Dearly Departed: Vol. 1,, this epic documentary employs never-before-seen autopsy reports (analyzed with the help of the Los Angeles Department of the Coroner), dozens of rare photographs, original Manson Family music recordings, and modern-day visits to the locations where the action went down, in the most complete retelling of the Manson Murders ever put on film. Written by Michael Dorsey

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1 January 2009 (USA)  »

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$200,000 (estimated)

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28 June 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This documentary had a wealth of information that I don't think many would know about the Manson family, unless they're a die-hard Manson enthusiast. I enjoyed all the odd facts I'd never heard but it was soooooo horribly narrated that it was almost unwatchable. I will give him props for his enthusiasm and honest interest in the subject. However, he is so enthusiastic that he tends to ramble, and quickly, it is hard to tell where one sentence ends and the next begins.I'm not sure if there was a script written, and if there was, I don't know if the narrator knows the purpose of a comma and/or a period. Or if perhaps there was no script and the narrator was simply allowed to ramble on the subject at his pleasure. This would be a great documentary with a different narrator.

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