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Old Posted May 11, 2010, 6:32 PM
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On March 9, 1953, this sweet-looking 63-year-old Burbank matron, Mabel
Monohan, was murdered in her house, still much as it was at the time:


Wes Clark/Burbankia

The perpetrator:
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Barbara Graham, in on an earlier narcotics charge, but looking
sad--well, she had had a hard life--and deceptively sweet.

Graham glammed up during the murder trial (perhaps you see
what inspired the later movie casting, the glam along with
definance and flair for the dramatic in her eyes):
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Convicted along with two male companions, it was off to
San Quentin, once again looking less defiant:
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And it led to an Oscar for Susan Hayward in 1958
for I Want to Live:
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