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Generally reserved for some thrills around the campfire, ghost stories have found their way into the everyday culture and history of Los Angeles and its famous landscape. Perhaps it has something to do with Hollywood's taste for a spooky tale, but this town is riddled with some pretty interesting stories of ghostly apparitions lurking world-renowned locations and landmarks. From the lingering spirit of Marilyn Monroe to the murder of the Silent Movie Theatre's former owner and a Hollywood sign suicide, to say this city has a rich history of paranormal encounters, many with a Hollywood celebrity and show business angle, would be an understatement. Join us as we explore these hometown ghost stories and bring you the details surrounding six of the most hair-raising, haunted places around L.A.