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Old 04-10-06, 02:26 PM
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FINALLY!! A movie about a real-life crazy person...!

...and no, it ain't about Tom Cruise.

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0478329/

Wisteria: The Story of Albert Fish

This is a very old story of an old man who kidnapped children...and ate them. Albert Fish came about in the 1920's (read "The Crime Library's account of this man's atrocities). http://www.crimelibrary.com/serial_k...ish/index.html

I wonder if this movie will be any good, or will it be a "direct-to-video" selection like Dahmer and Gacy.

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Old 04-10-06, 02:36 PM
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Albert Fish is referenced several times in the recent book BLACK HOUSE by Stephen King and Peter Straub; I'd never heard of him prior to that book.
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Interesting. I think I might have seen a doc on him on HBO many years ago. If I'm thinking of the right guy, it creeped the hell out of me.
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I assume this is rated PG?
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Old 04-10-06, 05:49 PM
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Originally Posted by Filmmaker
Albert Fish is referenced several times in the recent book BLACK HOUSE by Stephen King and Peter Straub; I'd never heard of him prior to that book.
Same here except I'll add House of 1000 Corpes as well.
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Mr Fish actually said that the most delicious part of the child...is their butt.

My friend told me all about him a few months back, it was very creepy.
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The Desperate Housewives street?
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Old 04-10-06, 11:19 PM
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Albert was a sick fucker. I believe he was the guy that caused problems to the electric chair he was being excuted in because of all the pins he had stuck in his body(mostly groin) over the years. He's actually one of the more popular serial killers of the last century.

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Old 04-10-06, 11:37 PM
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Originally Posted by Buttmunker
I wonder if this movie will be any good, or will it be a "direct-to-video" selection like Dahlmer and Gacy.
I've seen the Gacy, Gein, and Bundy films, they weren't that bad. More along the lines of an A&E re-enactment special.

Stories like these fascinate me from the stand-point that all these people are completely fucked-up and disconnected from reality, yet, they are able to blend and be precieved as "so normal and nice" by their friends and neighbors.

Moore did a bit, I think on TV Nation, of renting a house and pulling off really weird shit, like dragging bloody mattresses to the curb every few days, and making the house glow an eerie red at night while screams could be heard as a silloutte of a human with an axe passed by the window. He then staged and arrest of the occupant, he then asked the neighbors their impressions of the guy, and it was all the same BS..."so normal, never suspected!"
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Old 04-11-06, 02:43 AM
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It'll most likely suck, just like Ed Gein, Gacy, Ted Bundy, Dahmer, EvilEnko, etc.
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The most inexplicible thing about Albert Fish was...that he had children of his own! How can you love your own children, yet kill and cause pain, fear, and anguish to other children and their families?!!

That's what is really creepy about Albert Fish, if nothing else. The fact that he can hurt children, other than his own.
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Surprisingly, I had never heard of this guy. His story is probably the creepiest thing you'll ever read: http://www.crimelibrary.com/serial_k...ish/index.html
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Surprisingly, I had never heard of this guy. His story is probably the creepiest thing you'll ever read: http://www.crimelibrary.com/serial_k...ish/index.html
Why didn't I think of posting that link?
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Sorry, I must have been too distracted by your spelling of Dahmer to have noticed.
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I could have SWORN that I've seen an piece of art by Joe Coleman of Albert Fish...but I can't seem to find it online at all.
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Sorry, I must have been too distracted by your spelling of Dahmer to have noticed.
LOL - fixed!
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