The Wonderland Murders – Newspaper Clippings
You may now read all Wonderland newspaper clippings from one place:
The Press-Courier. June 13, 1974
The Press-Courier. December 2, 1981.
The Palm Beach Post. April 28, 1982.
They can’t pin this one on Squeaky! She was in prison at the time.
“Live in lover…”
Contempt of court.
Best part of researching old newspapers are the classic advertisements! I like that price!
The Press-Courier. Jan. 3, 1974.
Lodi News-Sentinenl. July 3, 1981.
UPI Article. Dec. 5, 1982.
Lodi News-Sentinel. June 9, 1982.
L.A. Herald-Examiner. July 3, 1981
Sarasota Herald-Tribune. June 4, 1982.
The Vindicator. Sept. 9, 1988.
Marysville-Yuba Appeal Democrat. March 17, 1982.
A page from the Coroner Report
Source: LA Coroner Reports
AP Article. October 1971.
The Victoria Advocate. July 19, 1996.
The Spokesman-Review. March 16, 1977.
What Wild Ecstasy by John Heidenry.
Sarasota Herald-Tribune, December 8, 1981
Source: Press-Courier, July 3, 1981
To all of the Wonderland fans, have a Happy Easter!
More people watched his nationally syndicated television show between 1953 and 1955 than followed I Love Lucy. Even a decade after his death, the attendance records he set at Madison Square Garden, the Hollywood Bowl, and Radio City Music Hall still stand. Arguably the most popular entertainer of the twentieth century, this very public figure nonetheless kept more than a few secrets.
UPI Article. 1988.
UPI Article. Nov. 23, 1982.
Milwaukee Journal. February 20, 1990.
Diles and Nash sit in the holding pen at court
You can’t make this stuff up. News articles back then had attention to detail.
Is that photo even Holmes? Ha.
AP Article. July 2, 1981.
From the book, What Wild Ecstacy by John Heidenry.
Page from the Johnny Wadd comic book. Warning: Nudity.
L.A. Herald-Examiner. July 4, 1981.
I wish that the folks who run the Wonderland Wikipedia page would clean up their erroneous phony baloney!
L.A. Herald-Examiner. July 3, 1981.
The Press-Courier. July 3, 1981.
July 3, 1981. Boca Raton News.
Oh well, ya gotta go sometime.
Lots of typos in this article. Someone hire a proofreader!!
The Union Democrat. March 14, 1988.
Beder Clifton, the cop who knew and busted Ron Launius in the 1970s.
July 2, 1981.
University of Chicago Press, June, 2000. A month before the movie aired, there was another edition of this book printed. I bet that it sells like hot cakes!
Liberace: “You Monster!”
Star News. April 29, 1962.
“If you could read my mind…”
Click to enlarge image. The Courier, July 29, 1981.
AP Article. July 2, 1981.
I don’t know if that is John Holmes or some villain from the Old West. Is it even a photo? LOL
The Glasgow Herald. Oct 15, 1982.