AKA: Death Scenes 1
Directed by: Nick Bougas
Starring: Anton LaVey
Country: USA; Effed Up American Cinema
Genres: Documentary, Gore-Gruesome-Splatter, Killers, SelfHarm-Suicide
Plot – Spoilers:
Anton LaVey hosts the first in what would later become a series – black-and-white images from ’30s and ’40s America featuring inventive ways people have killed themselves, murders, salacious Hollywood gossip, killers, accidents including some freak ones and murdered children.
Maybe it’s the nostalgia of it, but in an era where color-deaths are constantly thrust at you, there is a certain charm in the b&w stills. Death Scenes is relentless as it runs through hundreds of deaths, rarely taking a breather