The notorious Herman Mudgett, better known as H.H. Holmes, is a notorious figure from the late 19th century. He is often referred to as America’s first serial killer and one of the most prolific criminals in US history. In 1893, Holmes capitalized on the World’s Fair by opening up a castle of horrors for unsuspecting visitors at his infamous hotel in Chicago.
This incredible documentary dives into Holmes’ life and crimes from 1861 all the way up until his eventual arrest and trial in 1896. Through a combination of on-location footage, reenactments, expert interviews and period photography, you are taken through an immersive journey of the gruesome details that unfolded during this time period. From his childhood home in New Hampshire to his execution chamber in Philadelphia – this documentary really brings Holmes’ story to life like never before seen!
If you are looking for an engaging – and chilling – look into one of America’s darkest periods of history then this documentary is definitely worth your time! From the fascinating details about Holmes’ character to the intricate accounts of his heinous crimes, this documentary truly paints a vivid picture that will have you captivated from start to finish! So don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity to learn more about H.H. Holmes – only watch it if you dare!