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DEADLY DAMES – Susan Denise Atkins

Susan Denise Atkins

Born on the 7th day of May, 1948 in San Gabriel, California, Susan Denise Atkins was the second of the three children born to alcoholic parents, Edward and Jeanette. During her early years she was known as a quiet, self-conscious girl who belonged to her school's glee club and the local

MOVIE MANIA – Rain Man

Rain man

Charles Sanford Babbit is a self-centered Los Angeles-based automobile dealer. As a young teenager, he once took out his father's 1949 Buick convertible without his permission and was jailed for two days, since his father reported it stolen. While he is in the middle of importing four Lamborghinis to Los

MOVIE MANIA – The Gold Rush

The Gold Rush

The Gold Rush (1925) is considered by many as one of Chaplin’s most perfectly accomplished films. It was re-released in 1942 and received Academy Award nominations for Best Music and Best Sound Recording. It is, in fact, one of Chaplin's most celebrated works, and he himself admitted several times that it was

DEADLY DAMES – Vera Renczi

Vera Renczi

The story of Vera Renczi, a stunningly beautiful Romanian woman, always dressed in black, was first published in the USA in May 1925. After that, the story surfaced repeatedly, without any documentary support about the specific dates of her birth, marriage, arrest or death. She reportedly confessed about poisoning 35

MOVIE MANIA – A Courageous Heart of Irena Sendler

courageous-heart

''The Courageous Heart of Irena Sendler’' (2009), a television film directed by John Kent Harrison, focuses on Irena Sendler, a young Polish social worker, who smuggled more or less 2,500 Jewish children to safety during WW II. The background of the movie is the early 1940’s in Warsaw, Poland. Two years into the war and

DEADLY DAMES – Griselda Blanco Restrepo

Griselda Blanco Restrepo

Griselda Blanco Restrepo, the infamous drug trafficker, was born in Cartagena, on the country's north coast of Colombia, on 15th February 1943. In her later life she was popularly known as La Madrina or Godmother. Apart from that, she was also known as the Black Widow, the Cocaine Godmother and the Queen of

MOVIE MANIA – Salon Kitty

Salon Kitty

Kitty runs a brothel in Nazi Germany, where the military officers and the dignitaries can relax. She owned the facility all through her life. The aim of the brothel during the war was to seduce German military officers, dignitaries, and diplomats with women and alcohol so that they could express

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