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Who Is the Black Dahlia? (1975)

TV Movie | 100 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

In Los Angeles in 1947, a police detective tries to solve the shocking and grisly murder of 22-year-old aspiring actress Elizabeth Short, whose nude body was dumped in a lot after being bisected with surgical precision. The detective ...See moreIn Los Angeles in 1947, a police detective tries to solve the shocking and grisly murder of 22-year-old aspiring actress Elizabeth Short, whose nude body was dumped in a lot after being bisected with surgical precision. The detective interviews people who knew Short, who was called "The Black Dahlia" because of the black outfits she wore. Written by See less
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Mar 1, 1975 (United States)

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Efrem Zimbalist Jr.
Sgt. Harry Hansen Sgt. Harry Hansen   See fewer
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Ronny Cox
Sgt. Finis Brown Sgt. Finis Brown   See fewer
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Macdonald Carey
Capt. Jack Donahoe Capt. Jack Donahoe   See fewer
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Lucie Arnaz
Elizabeth Short Elizabeth Short   See fewer
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Tom Bosley
Bevo Means Bevo Means   See fewer
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Linden Chiles
Dr. Wallace Coppin Dr. Wallace Coppin   See fewer
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Gloria DeHaven
Police Matron (as Gloria De Haven) Police Matron (as Gloria De Haven)   See fewer
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John Fiedler
PX Manager PX Manager   See fewer
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Rick Jason
Miles Harmonder Miles Harmonder   See fewer
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Henry Jones
Lee Jones Lee Jones   See fewer
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June Lockhart
Mrs. Fowler Mrs. Fowler   See fewer
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Mercedes McCambridge
Grandmother Grandmother   See fewer
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Donna Mills
Susan Winters Susan Winters   See fewer
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Brooke Adams
Diane Fowler Diane Fowler   See fewer
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Henry Beckman
Traveling Salesman Traveling Salesman   See fewer
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Lee de Broux
Casting Man (as Lee Debroux) Casting Man (as Lee Debroux)   See fewer
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John Fink
Reporter Reporter   See fewer
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Ted Gehring
A. Redfield A. Redfield   See fewer
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Murray MacLeod
Soldier on Highway Soldier on Highway   See fewer
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Frank Maxwell
Mr. Short Mr. Short   See fewer
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Lana Wood
Boarder Boarder   See fewer
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Don Keefer
Jimmy Richardson Jimmy Richardson   See fewer
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Randolph Roberts
1st Sailor 1st Sailor   See fewer
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Timothy Scott
Counterman (as Tim Scott) Counterman (as Tim Scott)   See fewer
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Sid Haig
Tattoo Artist Tattoo Artist   See fewer
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David Knapp
Naval Officer Naval Officer   See fewer
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Hollis Irving
Female murder confessor (uncredited) Female murder confessor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Nora Marlowe
Couple in car (uncredited) Couple in car (uncredited)   See fewer
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James McCallion
Couple in car (uncredited) Couple in car (uncredited)   See fewer
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7 / 10 | 308 votes