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Vanity Fair Confidential

Writers give exclusive insights into extraordinary mysteries ripped from the pages of Vanity Fair. Interlaced with first-person accounts from those involved in the case and dynamic visual elements, each story plays a role in our cultural landscape.
IMDb 7.8201512 episodes
TV-14
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Episodes

  1. S1 E1 - The Runaway Doctor
    January 18, 2015
    44min
    TV-14
    Dr. Mark Weinberger vanishes and his wife, Michelle Kramer, has no idea where he is. His story is a dark and twisted tale of greed and power that leaves Michelle in tears and an entire town in horror. He is America's most-wanted doctor.
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  2. S1 E2 - The Fugitive Heir
    January 25, 2015
    43min
    TV-14
    A headless torso washes ashore. A mobster's daughter is executed mob-style. A millionaire's young wife vanishes. Some believe that Robert Durst knows exactly what happened to all three victims.
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  3. S1 E3 - Prisoner of Denver
    February 1, 2015
    44min
    TV-14
    Lisl Auman is locked in a police car when a cop is gunned down. Still, she is convicted of murder and sentenced to life in prison. When Hunter Thompson hears about the case, he and Vanity Fair contributing editor Mark Seal begin to investigate.
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  4. S1 E4 - The Lady Vanishes
    February 8, 2015
    44min
    TV-14
    When political activist Madalyn Murray O'Hair mysteriously disappears, she'll touch off one of the most-baffling missing persons cases in American history -- a case full of strange clues, false leads and lethal suspects.
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  5. S1 E5 - Case of the Vanishing Blonde
    February 15, 2015
    44min
    TV-14
    A woman is left for dead. When the case goes cold, private investigator Ken Brennan is hired to find out exactly what happened. His investigation uncovers disturbing clues and sets off a hunt for a man who preys on women nationwide.
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  6. S1 E6 - The Counterfeit Rockefeller
    February 22, 2015
    44min
    TV-14
    Christophe Rocancourt. Charming, cunning, French and an impostor. When he crosses paths with police investigator George Mueller, they begin a cat-and-mouse game that leaves officials wondering what it will take to stop the Frenchman dead in his tracks.
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  7. S1 E7 - Don't Ask, Don't Kill
    March 1, 2015
    44min
    TV-14
    An all-American soldier is found bludgeoned to death. The Army calls it a fight that went too far, but investigators discover a shocking story that starts with a nightclub showgirl and ends with two men behind bars.
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  8. S1 E8 - Alter Ego
    March 8, 2015
    44min
    TV-14
    J. R. Robinson was a master of deceit who led a sinister secret life. He was a con man who called himself the "slave master." No one in his life had any idea just how vicious his crimes were, or how far he would go to cover them up.
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  9. S1 E9 - Mad About the Boys
    March 15, 2015
    44min
    TV-14
    When Lou Pearlman, the man behind the Backstreet Boys and NSYNC, flees the country, law enforcement officials begin an international manhunt. Vanity Fair special correspondent Bryan Burrough uncovers the dark secrets he’s running from.
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  10. S1 E10 - Legend With a Bullet
    March 22, 2015
    44min
    TV-14
    Phil Spector, dubbed "the mad genius" of rock 'n' roll, had a penchant for guns. When police are called to his mansion, they find the body of a woman and a music legend who seems to have spiraled out of control. Who pulled the trigger? And why?
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  11. S1 E11 - The White House Boys
    March 29, 2015
    44min
    TV-14
    More than 500 men claim they suffered horrifying beatings and sexual abuse at a Florida reform school for boys. Others vow that students were killed on campus. Investigators uncover a disturbing legacy and unimaginable truths.
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  12. S1 E12 - Presumed Guilty
    April 5, 2015
    44min
    TV-14
    Two men are convicted of abducting and killing 10-year-old Jeanine Nicarico and sentenced to death. Both men maintain their innocence and a race to identify the real killer begins before an execution date is set.
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Audio languages
English
Subtitles
English [CC]
Directors
Terrence HayesEddie RosensteinPiers BathRicardo SarmientoAlan SmithJosh Tallo
Producers
Kait GallagherDana BrownEvan DingerElizabeth Stephenson
Starring
George Mueller
Studio
Investigation Discovery
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