Death on the Lot

Death on the Lot

By Hyperobject Industries / Sony Music Entertainment

Society & CultureTV & FilmHistory

What's Death on the Lot about?

This season, we’re getting into 1950s Hollywood, ground zero for a cultural transformation that would upend every aspect of Americans’ lives. A movie theater in every city, a TV in every living room, and a Post-war America determined to be happy at any cost. Also during this period… a slew of untimely Hollywood deaths.

The rules of the road for the next seventy years were being written in real-time, and not everyone would make it out alive. This is the story of how Hollywood sold us on a new American Dream, and left a few unlucky stars holding the bag.

Hosted by Adam McKay (The Big Short, Vice, Succession).

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