H. H. Holmes: America’s First Serial Killer

H. H. Holmes, a man who built and created a castle specifically made to torture and kill unsuspecting people.

Elaborately designed with secret torture chambers, acid vats, greased chutes and gassing rooms, Holmes’ murder castle was something quite out of the ordinary.

But how H. H. Holmes and his castle of horrors come to be?

Follow the macabre life of H. H. Holmes, a sadistic serial killer nicknamed the insidious name of “torture doctor”.

Throughout, we’ll get well acquainted with how calculated Holmes was in his killings. We’ll get to see how easy it was for him to acquire new victims by renting out rooms to unsuspecting victims in the late 1800s.

To gain a full picture of the case of H.H.Homes, the documentary located on-location footage from Holmes’ past haunts, such as his childhood home in New Hampshire and the Philadelphia courtroom where his trial was held.

H. H. Holmes: America’s First Serial Killer
  • Info
  • Release date2004
  • Full runtime
  • Director(s)John Borowski
  • Production companyWaterfront Productions