TWISTED CITY TALES
From the moment a city is born is has a dark sinister side that helps to create its culture and history. There are villains, murderers and scoundrels committing the most disgusting deeds. This series looks at three cities that contain grim history now seen, sometimes romantically, as the creator of richness of culture. London, Boston and Berlin - places where the macabre is just round the corner.
The first shot of the American Revolution was followed by an act of barbaric horror that created fear in the opposing ranks of Englishmen. The Headless Horseman of Sleepy Hollow, a tale from the superstitious Dutch settlers. The hallucinating Witches of Salem, leading to the hanging of innocents. The Boston strangler, his old and young victims utterly disgraced and the mystic twist in the tale....
Broadcast Distribution: National Geographic Television International