Nightingale Kip Westerman and his domineering father-manager are the natural suspects when Kip's final-contestant in verbally abusive producer Drew Rich's popular television amateur singing competition, Layla Wells, is killed in a derelict building. CSI works out the youngsters had an affair, Drew has a dark past, and so does the building, once a world-class nightclub and Las Vegas's first casino where races mixed. Grissom insists to work out the part of the owner and a former artist in another murder committed there in its 50 years earlier, short-cut hey-day.
Did You Know?
Inspired by the true story of the Moulin Rouge, the first integrated casino in Las Vegas, which opened to huge success in 1955, but mysteriously closed only 6 months later. Dee Dee Jasmin, a dancer at the casino, contributed historical background information that enhanced the atmosphere, characterizations and details. The poker player with a goatee is George Schlatter, who booked and managed talent including Sammy Davis, Ella Fitzgerald and Frank Sinatra at Strip hotels in the 1950s before creating Laugh-In on TV in the 1960s. See more
[Grissom has realized that a murder that took place back in the 1958 at the same casino where a murder took place in present day led to the arrest of an innocent man who died in prison
Wilson signed a confession.
Yeah, but they say some of you guys used to drive suspects out in to the desert, show 'em a hole in the ground and give 'em a choice of either signing a confession or getting in the hole.
We got a good clean print.
The file says that you lifted the print from Rosethal's alligator ...