The Wonderland Murders – Newspaper Clippings
You may now read all Wonderland newspaper clippings from one place:
UPI Article. Dec. 5, 1982.
AP Article. July 2, 1981.
The Press-Courier. June 13, 1974
The Palm Beach Post. April 28, 1982.
The Press-Courier. December 2, 1981.
Beder Clifton, the cop who knew and busted Ron Launius in the 1970s.
You can’t make this stuff up. News articles back then had attention to detail.
Liberace: “You Monster!”
Is that photo even Holmes? Ha.
I don’t know if that is John Holmes or some villain from the Old West. Is it even a photo? LOL
The Spokesman-Review. March 16, 1977.
L.A. Herald-Examiner. July 4, 1981.
The Press-Courier. July 3, 1981.
They can’t pin this one on Squeaky! She was in prison at the time.
The Victoria Advocate. July 19, 1996.
Sarasota Herald-Tribune. June 4, 1982.
Source: LA Coroner Reports
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!
I wish that the folks who run the Wonderland Wikipedia page would clean up their erroneous phony baloney!
AP Article. July 2, 1981.
Lots of typos in this article. Someone hire a proofreader!!
The Press-Courier. Jan. 3, 1974.
UPI Article. 1988.
Marysville-Yuba Appeal Democrat. March 17, 1982.
What Wild Ecstasy by John Heidenry.
Oh well, ya gotta go sometime.
Best part of researching old newspapers are the classic advertisements! I like that price!
L.A. Herald-Examiner. July 3, 1981
The Glasgow Herald. Oct 15, 1982.
Star News. April 29, 1962.
Lodi News-Sentinel. June 9, 1982.
Click to enlarge image. The Courier, July 29, 1981.
July 2, 1981.
A page from the Coroner Report
The Vindicator. Sept. 9, 1988.
Page from the Johnny Wadd comic book. Warning: Nudity.
The Union Democrat. March 14, 1988.
Milwaukee Journal. February 20, 1990.
Sarasota Herald-Tribune, December 8, 1981
L.A. Herald-Examiner. July 3, 1981.
Lodi News-Sentinenl. July 3, 1981.
“If you could read my mind…”
Diles and Nash sit in the holding pen at court
July 3, 1981. Boca Raton News.
Source: Press-Courier, July 3, 1981
AP Article. October 1971.
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.
From the book, What Wild Ecstacy by John Heidenry.
“Live in lover…”
Contempt of court.
UPI Article. Nov. 23, 1982.