Amid the post-war boom of Hollywood's Golden Age, Cole Phelps is an LAPD detective thrown headfirst into a city drowning in its own success. Corruption is rampant, the drug trade is exploding, and murder rates are at an all-time high. In his fight to climb the ranks and do what's right, Phelps must unravel the truth behind a string of arson attacks, racketeering conspiracies and brutal murders, battling the L.A. underworld and even members of his own department to uncover a secret that could shake the city to its rotten core.
17 May 2011 (USA)
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The social security card number of Elizabeth Smart (078-05-1120) shown the Quarter Moon Murders is a nod to the most widely used social security number due to a sample card being inserted into a wallet. In 1938, wallet manufacturer the E. H. Ferree company in Lockport, New York decided to promote its product by showing how a Social Security card would fit into its wallets. A sample card, used for display purposes, was inserted in each wallet. Company Vice President and Treasurer Douglas Patterson thought it would be a clever idea to use the actual SSN of his secretary, Mrs. Hilda Schrader Whitcher. See more
What's with that get-up of yours anyway? I should start introducing us as "Detective Earle, and this is my science teacher, Mr. Phelps."
Your interest in my appearance is starting to get me worrying.
Like it or not, we're a dysfunctional couple now. People judge me with you on my arm same way they would a fat broad with a five o'clock shadow.
I really hope you're joking, Roy.
References The Fallen Idol
Black and Blue
By Dootsie Williams
Performed by T-Bone Walker
Published by Anne Rachel Music/Warner/Chappell
Music, Inc. (ASCAP), Filmtrax Copyright Holdings,
Inc./EMI Mills Music, Inc. (ASCAP), Razaf Music
Company/Wixen Music (ASCAP)
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