movie stills:

view the trailer here: apple.com
opens:
September 15, 2006

Background:
The Black Dahlia is based on the
James Ellroy novel & is inspired by the unsolved murder of the young & beautiful Elizabeth Short that occured in Los Angelos January 1947.

Summary of plot:
Two cops, Bucky Bleichert (Josh Hartnett) and his partner, Lee Blanchard, investigate the death of Elizabeth Short, a young woman found brutally murdered. Bucky soon realizes that his girlfriend had ties to the deceased, and soon after that, he begins uncovering corruption and conspiracy within the police department

the cast:
Josh Hartnett/Ofcr. Dwight “Bucky” Bleichert; Aaron Eckhart/Sgt. Leland “Lee” Blanchard; Scarlett Johansson/Kay Lake; Hilary Swank/Madeleine Linscott; Mia Kirshner/Elizabeth Short

read:

top:
The Black Dahlia by James Ellroy ; Severed: The True Story of the Black Dahlia Murder by John Gilmore ; Exquisite Corpse: Surrealism and the Black Dahlia Murder ; all @ amazon.com

bottom:
Corroborating Evidence: The Black Dahlia Murder by William T. Rasmussen ;
The Black Dahlia Files: The Mob, the Mogul, and the Murder That Transfixed Los Angeles by Donald H. Wolfe ; Black Dahlia Avenger: A Genius for Murder by Steve Hodel ; all @ amazon.com Posted by Picasa

1 Comment on the black dahlia

  1. TessaJ
    August 22, 2006 at 2:50 am (11 years ago)

    I can’t wait for this! (I’m not a big fan of Scarlett J., but I’ll definitely go see this movie.)