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H.H. Holmes: America's First Serial Killer ()


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Torture chambers, acid vats, greased chutes and gassing rooms were just some of the devices of death designed by the Torture Doctor, H.H. Holmes in his castle of horrors. Follows Holmes' entire life as a criminal mastermind.

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Harold Schechter ...
Self - Author 'Depraved'
Thomas Cronin ...
Self - Criminal Profiler
Marian Caporusso ...
Self - Programs Section Chief - Illinois State Police Forensic Science Center
Ed Bertagnoli ...
Chicago Police Officer
Cary Callison ...
Chicago Detective
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H.H. Holmes
Rachelle Villarreal ...
Alice Pitezel
Audrey Welling ...
Castle Victim
Beka ...
Carrie Pitezel (voice)
Tom Ciappa ...
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Sarah Mills ...
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John Borowski

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John Borowski ... (writer)

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John Borowski ... producer
Dimas Estrada ... associate producer

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Douglas Romayne ... (as Douglas Romayne Stevens)

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John Borowski
Frey Hoffman

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John Borowski

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Rick Geary ... castle floorplans
Roland Gibbs ... set constructor

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James Cohen ... boom operator
Chris Combs ... boom operator
Darin Heinis ... re-recording mixer
John Murray ... sound designer / sound editor
Terry Schilling ... sound recordist

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Pete Levy ... visual effects producer

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Ken Melville ... music executive producer

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John Borowski ... researcher
Andrew Cinquino ... production assistant
Jennie Cisna ... researcher
Eric Richter ... production assistant

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Jim Andre ... special thanks
Lorraine Borowski ... special thanks
J. Christopher Combs ... in memory of
Jamie Cortino ... special thanks
Angela DiCosola ... special thanks
Anthony DiCosola ... special thanks
Darin Heinis ... special thanks
Jacob Henry Mansion ... special thanks
Kazutosi Miyamoto ... special thanks (as Kazutosi Miyamoto M.D.)
Beverly Nemetz ... special thanks
Michael Nemetz ... special thanks
Mitch Norinsky ... special thanks
Ron Norinsky ... special thanks
Janice Sawyer ... special thanks
Dale Anthony Tremaine ... special thanks

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Plot Summary

Depicts the entire life of Herman Mudgett, AKA Holmes, and his castle of horrors. Also known as the torture doctor, Holmes designed his own building, complete with torture chambers, where he rented rooms to unsuspecting victims visiting the 1893 World's Fair in Chicago. Focuses on Dr. Holmes' entire life of crime and villainy (1861-1896). Threaded with on-location footage from Holmes' past haunts, such as his childhood home in New Hampshire and the Philadelphia courtroom where his trial was held. It's a visual tour-de-force of reenactments, expert interviews, and period photography. Written by Waterfront Productions

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Taglines The Castle. The Murders. The Monster. See more »
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Also Known As
  • Х.Х. Холмс: Первый американский серийный убийца (Russia)
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  • 64 min
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