Harper’s Bazaar, April 2006

April 1, 2006

Death Becomes Her
The gruesome murder of Elizabeth Short transformed her from a small-town waitress into a glamorous and mysterious seductress – the Black Dahlia, a figure with an allure so powerful that innocent people would confess to the crime. Now, 59 years after the unsolved murder, directors, authors and conspiracy theorists are dreaming up new suspects – including Orson Welles – and fanning her fame. DUFF MCDONALD looks at a death that was stranger than fiction. Read the rest of this entry »