VIDEO: The haunted tale of Igor’s Alley

From headless roller-coaster riders to doomed brides, Long Beach has a long history of gruesome tales. In the spirit of Halloween, the Long Beach Post has compiled a series of videos looking at the city’s scariest stories.

The Haunted Long Beach series begins with a stroll down Igor’s Alley in Los Cerritos, the setting of a popular high school urban legend. Boys would tell their girlfriends the story of Igor, an immigrant laborer who lived with his wife and two children on Country Club Drive.

The Depression-era tale gets bloody when Igor reacts poorly to losing his job, deciding to drown his sorrows at a local pub. And then …

 

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