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Director:
Writers:
Scott Michaels (written by) &
Michael Dorsey (written by)
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Release Date:
1 January 2009 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
Walk in the footsteps of Manson. See more »
Plot:
"The Six Degrees of Helter Skelter" walks in the footsteps of the Manson Family, visiting over 40 locations... See more » | Add synopsis »
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User Reviews:
Best. Documentary. Ever. See more (11 total) »

Cast

 

Lloyd Bryan Adams ... Himself
Ron Hale ... Himself - Current owner of house formerly owned by Jay Sebring

Craig Harvey ... Himself - Coroner
Nikki Medlin ... Herself
Scott Michaels ... Himself - Host
David Oman ... Himself

Directed by
Michael Dorsey  (as Mike Dorsey)
 
Writing credits
Scott Michaels (written by) &
Michael Dorsey (written by) (as Mike Dorsey)

Produced by
Lloyd Bryan Adams .... executive producer
Lloyd Bryan Adams .... producer
Michael Dorsey .... executive producer (as Mike Dorsey)
Cathy L. Freeman .... associate producer
E.C. Freeman .... associate producer
Scott Michaels .... executive producer
 
Cinematography by
Michael Dorsey 
Geoff Franklin 
Jeff LaGue 
 
Film Editing by
Michael Dorsey 
Paul Escandon 
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Lloyd Bryan Adams .... assistant director
 
Sound Department
John Beattie .... sound designer
Michael Dorsey .... sound editor
Kenn Michael .... voice over recorded by
Larry Treadwell .... voice over recorded by
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Michael Dorsey .... camera operator
 
Music Department
Brandon Glen .... music score
 
Other crew
Diane Culpepper .... stills provided by
Cass Ellsworth .... stills provided by
Paul Escandon .... color grading operator
Sam Fowler .... stills provided by
Iain MacMillan .... abbey road photograph by
Lee Sammartino .... marketing executive
 
Thanks
Lauren Adams .... special thanks
Janet Brandes .... additional thanks
Rocio Bricino .... additional thanks
Gene Brookhart .... special thanks
Vincent Bugliosi .... deep respect to
Michael Callan .... additional thanks
Kathleen Campbell .... additional thanks
Brian Eilander .... special thanks
E.J. Fleming .... special thanks
Denise Greek .... special thanks
Scott Groll .... special thanks
Craig Harvey .... special thanks (as Chief Craig Harvey)
Miriam Heath .... additional thanks
Paul Hodges .... additional thanks
Richard Kappler .... special thanks
Greg King .... special thanks
Jon Lague .... special thanks
Brad Markham .... special thanks
Nikki Medlin .... special thanks
Nacho .... special thanks (RIP)
Tom Nord .... special thanks
Thomas O'Brien .... special thanks (as Thomas 'Skip' O'Brien)
David Oman .... special thanks
Jayne Osbourne .... additional thanks
Alec Shankman .... special thanks
Steve Smith .... additional thanks
Crystal Thomas .... special thanks
Mark Walsh .... additional thanks
Nancy Walsh .... additional thanks
 

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USA:105 min
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Goofs:
Factual errors: Whisky a Go Go nightclub is mispelled "Whiskey a Go Go" in onscreen titles.See more »
Movie Connections:
References The Wrecking Crew (1968)See more »
Soundtrack:
Cease to ExistSee more »

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7 out of 11 people found the following review useful.
Best. Documentary. Ever., 18 December 2010
Author: gavin6942 from United States

This is a documentary about the Charles Manson murders, but also about the hobbies of the man who is obsessed with celebrity deaths. The Manson family is covered, as are many, many others topics that may be of interest to Manson scholars.

opens with a disclaimer saying that there are so many different theories that some people will find something about this film they disagree with. As I entered into the film looking for flaws, that struck me a bit personally. Though, it did not stop me from looking for flaws.

The film is different from other documentaries -- it actually spends little time on Manson at all, focusing more on the victims and the various houses they lived in and places they worked. There is some interesting background on Sharon Tate and Roman Polanski. Many other tangential connections... but if you have read as much Manson material as I have, this is actually quite a treat.

If you haven't heard Manson's music, you should. "Cease to Exist" is featured in this film, which went on to be a Beach Boys tune. No aspect of the crimes or lives of those involved goes uncovered. Even Jack Nicholson and the movie "Grease" somehow get tied in.

I absolutely, positively recommend this film to anyone who has an interest in Charles Manson. I think I know a lot more than the average person about the crimes, but this documentary still keyed me in to things I could never have discovered otherwise.

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