Old Blood

Little Demon & The Bloody Trunk II

August 07, 2023 Old Blood Season 3 Episode 43
Old Blood
Little Demon & The Bloody Trunk II
Show Notes

The Gouffe Affair had attracted international interest by 1890, with the world wondering if Gabrielle’s defense could be true. Could someone really be hypnotized and compelled to commit murder? 


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Bogousslavsky, Julien, Walusinksi, Olivier, and Veyrunes, Denis. "Criminal hypnotism at the Belle Epoque: The path traced by Jean-Martin Charcot and Georges Gilles de la Tourette." Le bâillement. July 15, 2009. http://baillement.com/recherche/gdt/criminal_hypnotism.html

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Music: Credits to David Fesilyan and Luke Holizna

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