A Few Murder Suspects
Fragments from Taylor's Life
"The Humor of a Hollywood Murder":
Foreword (by Kevin Brownlow), Introduction, Prelude, Bon Mots
The Connette Episode
Deposition by Leslie Henry
"The Humor of a Hollywood Murder" Part 2:
Wild Hollywood Parties--Fact or Fiction?, William Desmond Taylor
Why Taylor's Servant Thought Mabel Normand was the Killer
1929 Interview with Charlotte Shelby
"The Humor of a Hollywood Murder" Part 3:
Mabel's Reading Matter, The Funeral, The Investigation, The Law
Index to A CAST OF KILLERS
The Case Against Thomas Dixon
Fragments from the Police File
"The Humor of a Hollywood Murder" Part 4:
Love Letters, Frozen Horror, Untamed Hollywood,
Frank Mayo vs. The Press, Tall Tales #1: Walter Underwood
Wallace Smith: February 8, 1922
"The Humor of a Hollywood Murder" Part 5:
Doug and Mary Run the Gauntlet; The Fourth Estate;
Tall Tales #2: Harry Fields; Psychic Visions
Mary Miles Minter vs. American Film Co.
"The Humor of a Hollywood Murder" Part 6:
Evil Hollywood, Hollywood Treads Softly, Editorial Contemplations
25 Flashes of Mabel Normand
"The Humor of a Hollywood Murder" Part 7:
The Kidnapping of Henry Peavey; Odds & Ends;
Tall Tales #3: The Atlantic City Confession
"The Humor of a Hollywood Murder" Part 8:
Confessions, Confessions; Poetry Potpourri; The Public Speaks;
Epilogue: August 1923
Time-Life's "Unsolved Crimes"--Bravo!
Did a Canadian Army Veteran Kill Taylor?
Charlotte Shelby's Last Two Interviews (1937)
Interview with Mary Miles Minter (1937)
Wallace Smith: February 10, 1922
"The Truth About Hollywood":
Part 1 [A brief tour of 1922 Hollywood]
"The Truth About Hollywood":
Part 2 [Drugs, Alcohol and Sexual Morality]
Part 3 [What Happens to a New Girl in Hollywood?]
Part 4 [Brief Tour of Some Hollywood Studios]
March 1926: Cyclone around Keyes
"The Truth About Hollywood":
Part 5 [How Much Do the Stars Earn?]
William T. Sherman, Guest Editor:
Some Responses to a Number of Points Made in TAYLOROLOGY
In Defense of Mabel Normand
The Issue of Peavey's Credibility
The Credibility of Howard Fellows' Testimony
The Time Element Problem
Evidence for a Cover-Up
Summaries of the Cases against Charlotte Shelby and Carl Stockdale
William T. Sherman, Guest Editor:
Some Glimpses of The Shelby Family Caught up in The Taylor Case
"The Mystery of the Movie Director" by Sidney Sutherland
A Look at the Character of D.A. Thomas Lee Woolwine & His Administration
The Return of Ellery Queen and Erle Stanley Gardner
Allegations that Henry Peavey Murdered Taylor
When did Mary Miles Minter Learn of Taylor's Death?
Flashes of Margaret Shelby
Wallace Smith: February 11, 1922
Adela Rogers St. Johns:
Eulogy, Apology, Psychology, Mythology
The Case against Edward Sands:
Who was Sands?
Items Suggesting Sands was the Killer
Was Sands the Person Seen by Faith MacLean?
Was Robbery an Element of the Murder Motive?
Strange Phone Calls Received by Taylor
Conclusions Regarding Sands
Wallace Smith: February 14, 1922
Mini-Reviews: Munn and Martinez
Did James Kirkwood Kill Taylor?
Hollywood Social Events 1914-1922
Wallace Smith: February 15, 1922
The Last Day of Taylor's Life
Wallace Smith: February 16, 1922
"Has Mabel Normand Solved the Taylor Murder?"
The 1937 Grand Jury Investigation
Statements by Carl Stockdale
Where was Adolph Zukor on February 2, 1922?
Interviews with Julia Crawford Ivers
Who was the Drug-Addicted Scenario Writer?
What was the Real Name of Mary Miles Minter?
The Path of the Fatal Bullet
Wallace Smith: February 20, 1922
"The Colorful and Romantic Story of Wm. D. Taylor's Remarkable Life"
Wallace Smith: February 21, 1922
Contemporary Reviews of Films Directed by William Desmond Taylor
Sources for More Information about Taylor's Films
The Court-Martial of Edward Sands
Wallace Smith: February 22, 1922
Review: New Book on Mabel Normand
Juanita Hansen, Part I
Wallace Smith: February 23, 1922
Juanita Hansen, Part II
Wallace Smith: February 24, 1922
Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle
Taylor's "Lost Years" -- 1908-1912
Wallace Smith: February 25, 1922
"The Sins of Hollywood: An Expose of Movie Vice"
Douglas and Faith MacLean
Wallace Smith: February 27, 1922
Interviews with Mary Miles Minter: The Taylor Years
Wallace Smith: February 28, 1922
The Life and Death of Olive Thomas
The Dispatches of Richard Burritt
Testimony of Charlotte Shelby
Testimony of Leslie Henry
Ray Frohman Interviews:
Charlie Chaplin, Dorothy Gish, Louise Glaum, William S. Hart
Ruth Roland, Blanche Sweet, Clara Kimball Young
Mary Miles Minter in Hawaii
Mary Miles Minter Moves Out
Minter and Chaplin
Silent Films of Taylor's Associates on Home Video
Wallace Reid, Part I
Woolwine's Statement Regarding Mary Miles Minter
Wallace Reid, Part II
Taylor in the British Army
Personal Appearances by Silent Stars in the Weeks after the Murder:
Monte Blue, Hobart Bosworth, Francis X. Bushman and Beverly Bayne,
Mary Carr, Lew Cody, Viola Dana, Miss DuPont, Elsie Ferguson,
Pauline Frederick, Hoot Gibson, Lillian Gish, Mildred Harris,
Hazel Howell, Louise Lovely, May McAvoy, Martha Mansfield,
Mary Pickford and Douglas Fairbanks, Marie Prevost, Herbert Rawlinson,
Will Rogers, Ruth Roland, Gladys Walton, Claire Windsor
The Casting Couch and Sexual Harassment in Early Hollywood
Leslie Henry's Suicide Plan
"Mabel Normand's Own Life Story!"
"Untold Tales of Hollywood"
"Untold Tales of Hollywood" (conclusion)
Interviews with Taylor's Ex-Wife
Mabel Normand on the Witness Stand:
Testimony at the William Desmond Taylor Inquest
Testimony at the Horace Greer Hearing
Testimony at the Horace Greer Trial
Flashes of Charlie Chaplin
The Photoplayers' Club
The Screenwriters Defend Hollywood in the Murder Aftermath:
Gertrude Atherton, Beulah Marie Dix, Elinor Glyn, Frances Harmer,
Rupert Hughes, William Parker, Louis Sherwin, Rob Wagner,
Frank Woods and Thompson Buchanan, Waldemar Young
"I Know Who Killed Desmond Taylor"
Charlie Chaplin Interview from 1916
William Desmond Taylor's Words:
Articles Written by Taylor
Comments Attributed to Taylor
Louella Parsons Interviews with Actors:
Monte Blue, Douglas Fairbanks, George Fawcett, Robert Harron,
Sessue Hayakawa, Houdini, Harold Lloyd, Tom Mix,
Wallace Reid, Ben Turpin, Rudolph Valentino
Mabel Normand Here and There
Interviews with Mary Pickford
Taylor Case Errors in "Forbidden Lovers"
Taylor/Minter Film Available on Home Video
Reporting the Taylor Murder: Day One
Minter and Shelby in Paris
In Defense of Charlotte Shelby
"The Tragic Life Story of Mabel Normand"
Interviews with Taylor's Sister-In-Law
Mary Miles Minter and "Broken Blossoms"
Two Interviews with Mary Pickford
William Desmond Taylor's First Hollywood Interview
Poetic Eulogy for Taylor
More Interviews by Richard Willis:
Carlyle Blackwell, Mona Darkfeather, Hobart Bosworth, Adele Lane,
D. W. Griffith, Lillian and Dorothy Gish, Lois Weber and Phillips Smalley
Reporting the Taylor Murder: Day Two
Reporting the Taylor Murder: Day Three
Mary Miles Minter: The Pre-Taylor Years
Reporting the Taylor Murder: Day Four
Who's Who in the Taylor Case
Clara Beranger Comments on "The World's Applause"
Louella Parsons Interviews with Actresses:
Beverly Bayne, Betty Blythe, Clara Bow, Marguerite Clark,
Elsie Ferguson, Dorothy Gish, Juanita Hansen, Osa Johnson,
Alice Joyce, Mae Marsh, Violet Mersereau, Alma Rubens,
Gloria Swanson, Blanche Sweet, Alice Terry
Mabel Normand and "Goldwyn"
Another Taylor Film on Home Video?
In Print: "The Big Book of Scandal!"
Reporting the Taylor Murder: Day Five
Hollywood Studio Production During the Week of Taylor's Murder
Photoplay Editions of Taylor's Films
175 Errors and Contradictions in "A Cast of Killers"
Interviews with Edna Purviance
Reporting the Taylor Murder: Day Six
Louella Parsons Interviews with Directors:
J. Stuart Blackton, Herbert Brenon, William De Mille,
Abel Gance, D. W. Griffith, Ralph Ince, Rex Ingram,
Ernst Lubitsch, Fred Niblo, John S. Robertson, Victor Seastrom
Six Interviews with Buster Keaton
Reporting the Taylor Murder: Day Seven
Retraction: The Drug-Addicted Scenario Writer
Henry Peavey Accuses Mabel Normand
Testimony of Margaret Shelby Fillmore
Letter from Marjorie Berger to Mary Miles Minter
Public Response to the Taylor Murder
Mabel Normand and the Police Gazette
Reporting the Taylor Murder: Day Eight
Review: "Mysteries & Scandals"
Drugs in Early Hollywood
The Death of Zelda Crosby
Reporting the Taylor Murder: Day Nine
Flashes of Charlie Chaplin, Part II
Taylor's "Tom Sawyer" on Home Video
Review: "Death in Paradise"
Mabel Normand Here and There, Part II
"The Indiscretions of a Star"
Fragments of Taylor in Hollywood
Fifteen Years after the Murder: Mary Miles Minter Speaks
Gossip from "Capt. Billy's Whiz Bang"
The Mishawum Manor Scandal
Statement by Lowell Sherman Regarding the Arbuckle Party
A Dictionary of Flapper Slang
"The Jinx on Mabel"
Errors in "Fallen Angels"
Capt. Edward A. Salisbury
Mary Miles Minter Here and There
Contemporary Reviews of Films Directed by William Desmond Taylor, Part II
Contemporary Reviews of Films Directed by William Desmond Taylor, Part III
Review: "Balboa Films"
"Balboa Films": Response from the Authors
Charlotte Shelby's 1929 Statement
Mary Miles Minter's "Engagement" to William Desmond Taylor
Reporting the Taylor Murder: Day Ten
Mabel Normand in "Photoplayers Weekly"
Fragments from Official 1922 Statements: Fellows, Dumas, Maigne
The Federal Trade Commission vs. Famous Players-Lasky
Rudolph Valentino characterizes Charles Eyton
Affidavit filed by Charles Eyton regarding Rudolph Valentino
"Suzanna" on Home Video
Margaret Gibson's Deathbed Confession:
"I Killed William Desmond Taylor!"
James Bean's Theory Regarding Taylor's Killer
Rumors, "Solutions," and Strange Reports
William Desmond Taylor's Injuries
Why Margaret Gibson Changed her Screen Name
Margaret Gibson Arrested for Extortion
More Thoughts Regarding Margaret Gibson
Additional Comments on Margaret Gibson by Ray Long
Letter from Margaret Gibson's Husband
Reporting the Taylor Murder: Days 11 and 12
Fan Magazines React to the Taylor Case
Contemporary Editorials Discussing the Taylor Case
Some Errors in A&E's "City Confidential"
Herb Howe's Last Article about Mabel Normand
May Rupp's Accusation
Taylor Fighting Censorship
Flashes of Neva Gerber
More Gossip from Capt. Billy's Whiz Bang
D. W. Griffith Comments on the Taylor Case
Taylor the Actor: Vitagraph Film Plots
The First Fictionalization of the Taylor Murder
Injury and Illness in 1914 Hollywood
"Perfect Crimes? Nickell/Taylor" by Ray Long
Interviews with Actors and Actresses Directed by Taylor:
Ethel Clayton, Dustin Farnum, Elsie Ferguson, May McAvoy,
Jack Pickford, Theodore Roberts and Myrtle Stedman
Did Drug Gangsters Kill Taylor?
"Filming the Great Idea"
The Motion Picture Directors' Association
Alvarado Court: The 1920 Census
Taylor's Activities in the Week Prior to his Death
Interview with George Lasher
A Visit to the Favorite Players Studio
Itinerary of the Fanny Davenport Troupe during the Taylor Years
E-Mail Bouquets from Taylorology Readers
Three Documents from the Police File
Was William Desmond Taylor a Drug Pusher?
Did Antonio Moreno Hear the Fatal Shot?
When Did Mabel Normand First Return to the Murder Scene?
The NAACP and the Taylor Case
The Dyer Anti-Lynching Bill and the Taylor Case
Were Taylor and Robert W. Service Roommates?
Why were Minter's Love Letters Given to the Newspapers?
Robert P. Shuler
Twisted by Knaves
"What I Think of Mary Miles Minter" by Jeanie Macpherson
The 1929/30 Flare-Up of the Taylor Case
Mary Miles Minter vs. CBS