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Once Upon a Time… In the Valley

Before there were sex tapes, there were sex tapes. Before there were stars who became bigger stars when their private porn went public, there were porn stars. Traci Lords. The first, the best, the O.G. Hardcore since ’84. From the Peabody-nominated C13Originals studios and Vanity Fair's Lili Anolik, comes Once Upon a Time… in the Valley, featuring Ashley West. 
In the roaring 1980s X world, Traci Lords reigned supreme. No one questioned her right to sovereignty. Only, it turned out, the biggest star in Adult, wasn’t one. As America would discover in July 1986, when the FBI busted down her door. Traci Lords was really Nora Kuzma, who entered the industry as a 15-year-old high school sophomore. Traci, the victim, was saved. And the industry, the villain, was very nearly destroyed. But what if the victim here was also the villain; the villain, also the victim?
Once Upon a Time… in the Valley is the world's first real-life psychological thriller and porno-noir mystery. Just think Boogie Nights—if Boogie Nights had a three-way with Gone Girl and A Star is Born.

Introducing: Unsolved Mysteries

Once Upon a Time… In the Valley

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Before there were Reddit sleuths and dedicated true-crime forums, there was Unsolved Mysteries. Welcome to the official Unsolved Mysteries podcast from the original creators of the iconic television series, presented by Cadence13. Join our host Steve French each week as we present all new mysteries, from terrifying abductions to bizarre paranormal encounters, heinous killers and unexplained deaths. For every mystery, there is someone, somewhere who knows the truth. Perhaps it's you. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

S1 | Ep 12: After The Afterglow

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A crucial new piece of information comes to light. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

S1 | Ep 11: Afterglow

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Traci Lords as the key to pop culture in the late 20th and early 21st century.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

S1 | Ep 10: Who Ratted Out Traci?

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The mystery is (maybe) solved. And we hear directly—and at length—from 1985 Traci, in a never-before-aired interview.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

S1 | Ep 9: The Ghost of Shauna Grant

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We return to the Valley, and it looks a whole lot different this time around. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

S1 | Ep 8: Marion Davies' Love Button

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  • 9 months ago
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Meet Troy Matherly, the heart of this story. The heart of Nora's story, and of Traci's story. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices