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The Gruesome Case of the Papin Sisters

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If you'd like to donate a dollar or two, so one day I might be able to do this full time & bring you videos more often!! - you can find me here at Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/ObsoleteOddity Or be seen wearing very cool ObsoleteOddity merchandise! Here's my online store! https://www.zazzle.com/obsoleteoddity Say hi to me on Facebook! Send me an invite :) I don't bite, lol - only rules are: be friendly to me & my friends! No cussin' - no politics - no religion - no spitting! https://www.facebook.com/ObsoleteOddity Oddie's Historical Feature - Episode 17 This Historical Features details the the story of the Papin Sisters – their upbringing – the murders - and their trial & final years. Christine & Léa Papin grew up in Le Mans, France. After a tragic upbringing, things appeared to be going in the right direction for them; they had a good job as head servant/cook & chambermaid in a the house of a wealthy middle class family. By all accounts, they were fed & treated well & had a comfortable heated room on the third floor of the large house of Monsieur Lancelin & his family. Then one day, the girls snapped...leaving a horific trail in their wake. No one could quite believe that these two kind & demure young women, could be capable of such shocking & grisly murders. Many thanks to one of my sweet viewer's 'Melissa Sutton' for suggesting I research this case. Check out Oddie's Historical Feature playlist here: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list... Music: Sad Ghost Story - by JM Scherf Music
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ObsoleteOddity (4 months ago)
Hope you enjoy this latest platter of creepiness my friends! Regulars will by now know that I can't answer all the comments, but always read them...so keep 'em coming! :) If you liked my offering..please THUMB UP - leave some kind feedback, and if you're new here and like what you've seen – please SUBSCRIBE (it's absolutely free of charge!) ..to be notified of new uploads!...and please SHARE my videos with family & friends who you think might enjoy such offerings. This will help me and help my channel to grow! I appreciate your support! Here's the link to my Zazzle page for fan merchandise: https://www.zazzle.com/obsoleteoddity/products Here's the link to my Twitter page: https://twitter.com/ObsoleteOddity1 Here's the link to my Patreon page: https://www.patreon.com/ObsoleteOddity
Nightcore Lol (9 days ago)
This story was gruesome
Marya Stark (10 days ago)
Accidentally found your incredible channel. I am so thrilled. Your narration is magnificent. Am subcribing and liking this video. I look forward to veiwing as many as time permits. Absolutel master piece. Such a refreshing change from the ignorance shown in the majority of videos I have viewed on YouTube. Really spectacular. Thank you, Marya.
Joe Boscarino (15 days ago)
ObsoleteOddity Nice to watch something that doesn't sound like a robot . Hell I might subscribe just for that reason alone !
Lord Jock (1 hour ago)
Well narrated . These two did not gain any points in the local beauty competition
Conversation Parade (2 hours ago)
i've read they were institutionalised, not sent to a convent.
Andriana H (2 hours ago)
Why do some folks live a pillowed life and one can live like the devil is raising them. Crazy pure crazy . If you were raised you would be cold and distance.
alanmeires (7 hours ago)
If you find this interesting Tipe in Madness in the fast lane . Two Swedish sisters .. It's about two Swedish girls in England and make sure you watch the full documentary. It's unbelievable.
LifeWhyz Music (12 hours ago)
I'm surprised she went back to live with her Mother, and, that she didn't kill her too.
BavonW W (14 hours ago)
Jean Paul Satre a self regarding sociopath. An interfering busybody.
Cowboy Doc (14 hours ago)
They didn't feed me until I was 10 years old, and then all I got was a cold lump of poison. Honest.
ObsoleteOddity (8 hours ago)
Some people had it good!
Cathy Fitzpatrick (15 hours ago)
Thank you just to say we would like to see more true oddities etc. . P.s. the narrator has a lovely voice .
FreedomOfSpeech (18 hours ago)
Fantastic voice ... authors are searching for people like you to do their audio books ... which are all the rage at the moment given the fact that many people have no time to read books anymore or are too tired
ObsoleteOddity (8 hours ago)
Thanks for your kind feedback - very much appreciated! :)
The Sweetest Peas (22 hours ago)
Fantastic work. Thank you 😊
Miss Bliss (1 day ago)
Witches. Nothing more nothing less. And a real voice narrating not the stupid computer one. Thank you...subbed 🕊
James Lynn (1 day ago)
Sad story. My heart goes out to the sisters and the victims.
puppykicker (1 day ago)
i would like to hear you narrate The Raven, by Edgar Allen Poe
puppykicker (1 day ago)
so after all that, their horrible mother got her wish, albeit just from one of the sisters.
Dallas Och (1 day ago)
Whatever happened with the oldest sister? Did she stay a nun? Did she keep in contact with her 2 sisters, with any of her family?
soul gem (1 day ago)
You have such a sexy voice and I love your videos there so amazing and creepy you just got a new subscriber
Teri W (2 days ago)
The first time I've seen your Channel and it's very unique which I like. It's definitely quite creepy especially because of the pictures that were tinted as well as the narrator. With that being said is very interesting.
ObsoleteOddity (1 day ago)
Thanks for your great feedback Teri - very much appreciated! :)
xoomvids (2 days ago)
I don't care that I am on vacation, I woke up at 5am to sit quietly in the dark with my headphones plugged into my laptop because I cannot get enough. The creator of this channel is a genius!!
ObsoleteOddity (2 days ago)
Thanks for your great feedback - very much appreciated! :)
Judy Ives (2 days ago)
what a horrible story
Stumbled upon this accidentally looking for something else! Quite a story ! Wow Great Narrative!
wappynightnurse (3 days ago)
ooh, nasty story
Calixta Tepes (4 days ago)
Little late here :D but as a french (new) viewer, I want to thank you for at least trying to read the french words ! It's not perfect, but what's important is giving it a try. I would suck at reading stuff in a language I don't know... Anyway, your video was perfect, very detailed, great narration, great documentation as well. To be honest, I've never heard of this story before so it was very interesting ! Thank you for such amazing quality.
ObsoleteOddity (4 days ago)
Thanks for your great feedback - very much appreciated! :)
LilMissPerinu 20 (5 days ago)
I think the two sisters had a mental illness (and got traumatized because of their bitter childhood)
joaquim Rodriguez (5 days ago)
downloaded,  keep them coming!!
Ashton UK (5 days ago)
The sisters were both mtf transgenders.
smiley face (6 days ago)
Wow what a gruesome story... ur voice should be used in movies. Thanks for sharing, I’m definitely tuning in.
mike middleton (6 days ago)
i suggest this be turned into a podcast. if it already has been, pls share a link.
Douglas Wildey (7 days ago)
Very well done.
Bernadette Crosby (9 days ago)
You speak clearly I understand everything
Isis James (10 days ago)
What kind of sick people watch this
ObsoleteOddity (10 days ago)
well you did.
Marya Stark (10 days ago)
Just subscribed. I don't see my original comment. Spectacular video. The images, especially the narration are pure artistry. Magnificent, will be binge watching every free moment. Thank you for sharing your incredible talents. Marya
ObsoleteOddity (8 days ago)
That's very sweet of you Mayra, I know my limitations in French, I would love to study it though - German is my second language. Have a great weekend!
Marya Stark (8 days ago)
+ObsoleteOddity You are more then welcome. I am home tomorrow and really looking forward to viewing as many of your videos as possible. Btw, I studied French for three years. Your pronunciation is outstanding. I struggled terribly. Your voice is enchanting. !!!!!!!
ObsoleteOddity (10 days ago)
Thanks for your very kind feedback Marya - very much appreciated! :)
Victoria Whitney (11 days ago)
I have almost watched every video of ObsoleteOddity, the videos just fascination to me and I love how haunting the music is in every video
Victoria Whitney (11 days ago)
I just love your videos, the way you have them with the haunting music and some of the pictures moving. I just LOVE them
ObsoleteOddity (11 days ago)
Thanks for your very kind feedback Victoria - very much appreciated! :)
Bleezey Vybez (12 days ago)
First peice of content I've viewed from this channel and it is unfathomably astounding, most certainly. Earned yourself a new subscriber my friend. Thank you for having this intriguing channel dedicated to the weird, odd, and bizarre. I had chills through the majority of the video.
ObsoleteOddity (11 days ago)
Thanks for your very kind feedback - very much appreciated! :)
Robot Zombie (12 days ago)
Im kinda surprised the monsieur didnt spend his fortune getting them raped to death after what they did to his family😕
Robot Zombie (12 days ago)
Thats what you get for treating your employees as family Crazy incestous dykes bitches😒
Beatriz Daniels (12 days ago)
Thanks for your hard job
Yankee Poodle (13 days ago)
The father raped his 10 year old daughter but the mother is of low moral standards? WTF?
ObsoleteOddity (13 days ago)
They were both of low moral standards....or zero moral standards.
Cindy Bradford (13 days ago)
I really enjoy your videos. You bring to light these horrific events in a way that gives us a multidimensional view on the past. Keep em coming.
martha hernandez (13 days ago)
I blame their alcoholic fagher and lo promiscuos mother, they both destroyed these girls for ever, God please removed the sisters from their purgatory...have mercy on them and their victims.
CAIntegrity (13 days ago)
It is men who ruin girls from a young age and make them become evil bitches. Men are the evil ones who do this to the women of the world. This is why there is widespread misogyny. Just hatred for women and their amazing power to heal the world. Men hate this because they're fucking useless bastards....all they do is cum at anything that moves. Men are horny evil assholes. All they want to do is touch their daughters. Fucking nasty. It sucks when people blame these girls when they were attacked at a young age by some horny fucking dick. Men can go kill themselves.
latino heat (13 days ago)
Love your english accent that some 👻 story
Your voice is full of warmth, expression and intensity of telling a story! I'm subscribing to your channel to listen more of your beautiful stories. I just with I could talk like you!
ObsoleteOddity (13 days ago)
Thanks for your very kind feedback - very much appreciated! :)
Catherine Gupton (13 days ago)
Why was this recommended
ObsoleteOddity (13 days ago)
There's always videos recommended by YouTube - I get ones that don't interest me either...it's up to you not to click on them, if the title suggests something that would be of no interest to you.
Zoe Price (13 days ago)
Dang, you should make a podcast series. Your voice is amazing and so is your audio editing!
ObsoleteOddity (13 days ago)
Thanks very much for your kind feedback Zoe, very much appreciated :)
Angie Parker (13 days ago)
That's why it is so important to study psychological disorders (even pedophilia!) To prevent this! Btw...folie a deux is not being paranoid together ...it is a condition in which two closely associated people who are mentally ill share the same delusional beliefs.folie a deux does not happen in small groups.and the cause is in general a brain metabolic disorder like in schizophrenia or other psychotic outbreaks. I am working as a behavioral therapist.
Angie Parker (9 days ago)
pink girl who said you have to feel sorry? Maybe you didn't read the text right.But instead of just want them to kill ,it would be much more important to study them and figure out why they have that disgusting urge to abuse children. Makes sense, doesn't it? Btw, another interesting fact is that no blind person ever developed schizophrenia or pedophilia.google it 😊
pink girl (9 days ago)
Angie Parker so we should feel sorry for pedophiles ?
Angie Parker (13 days ago)
Thanks for the great video! 👍🏻😊
Reggie Chen (14 days ago)
First of all I would like to say how much I admired your way of presentations and you got such a wonderful voice and talent. You must be a very nice gentleman so rare to find. By the way, just curious, I want to know if the sisters ever had have some sexual intimacy together? As was related to a part of the video, when the elder sister was trying to do some sexual advances towards lea.. 🐱☺
ObsoleteOddity (13 days ago)
Thanks very much for your kind feedback Reggie, very much appreciated :) It's possible the sisters were sexually intimate - the scene in prison would seem to suggest so; but I didn't elaborate on it, because I could find any solid evidence, just rumour.
Stella Ercolani (14 days ago)
Excellent story telling. What a tragic story hope they found peace. I love your storytelling.
Stella Ercolani (14 days ago)
The story is twisted. Life is what it is. God has a mission for each of us.
TheBelegur (14 days ago)
One of the ways sanity is established in the modern American court system is steps taken to conceal a crime. This shows consciousness of guilt and knowing right from wrong. These sisters didn't really try to cover up their crimes. I therefore think they where both insane and I have to wonder if their madness was environmental since the use of things like mercury and lead where used without proper protocols.
Alexandra Violetta (14 days ago)
Thanks to her "loving" parents they got mantally ill... So sad.
Kiron Kapoor (14 days ago)
Who's clemence??
TWSTF 8 (14 days ago)
Had the flashlight been invented by the time of this story? (maybe the Gendarmes had illuminated the milky eyeball with his gas lantern?!) 👍 Hmmm, apparently It had! According to the wiki; The first flashlight was made in 1899. By 1922 several types were available; the tubular hand-held variety, a lantern style that could be set down for extended use, pocket-size lamps for close work, and large reflector searchlight-type lamps for lighting distant objects. In 1922 there were an estimated 10 million flashlight users in the United States alone, with annual sales of renewal batteries and flashlights at $20 million, comparable to sales of many line-operated electrical appliances.  Flashlights became very popular in China; by the end of the 1930s, 60 companies made flashlights, some selling for as little as one-third the cost of equivalent imported models.  Miniature lamps developed for flashlight and automotive uses became an important sector of the incandescent lamp manufacturing business.
VeNuS2910 (15 days ago)
Folie a deux... blame the fortune teller for making them believe that they were husband and wife in their past life. by the way, what happened to the other sister?
VeNuS2910 (15 days ago)
ps: great narration and video.
Luna Oya She (15 days ago)
Also, I forgot to mention that the way you tell the stories, along with the pictures, is absolutely brilliant! You deserve many more subs, 1 mil at the very least in my opinion. I have no doubt you will get there. Quality over quantity my friend. ♥ ♥ ♥
ObsoleteOddity (15 days ago)
Bless you for that! It's a long battle, YouTube prefers quick low quality turnover, top 10 lists, etc. That's who they push and promote. But I'm determined to present quality, and I thank you for your appreciation of my content. Best regards Oddie
Luna Oya She (15 days ago)
Oh my!!! I just stumbled across this channel and subbed immediately!!! I love creepy, odd and all things macabre. This channel is EXACTLY up my alley! And that voice, well it's absolutely perfect for these sort of stories. I need to go binge watch now....thank you Odd! ♥💀
ObsoleteOddity (15 days ago)
Thanks very much for your kind feedback my friend, very much appreciated :)
Davey Houston (15 days ago)
the lesson here is don't abuse your servants they are not slaves btw I saw a film on this story the sisters were lesbian lovers it ends after the murders
Grusome 😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁
Joe Boscarino (15 days ago)
Off with their heads !
biggestbrowneyes (16 days ago)
The Mug is "AWESOME" love all of Oddie's Videos Thank-You
The fortune teller told sisters they were married in a previous life. Yeah that's not gross at all lmao.
Sarah Gullion (16 days ago)
You forgot to tell the part about them being sexual with each other and being caught doing so and that is part of the reasons for the killing.
ObsoleteOddity (16 days ago)
I couldn't find any evidence of that being true, just rumours that have cemented to become 'fact'.
Karen Carter (16 days ago)
Oddie, i live in key West florida and we are in the top 10 most haunted places in the US. You already have done one story about the doctor who kept his dead wife in his house in key west for years maintaining "relations" with her. Great story and on the ghost tour here. Well the keys have another interesting story you might, i hope, look into doing. There was an island here that at one time was the capital of florida or county seat back then not sure. But the homestaeders made the indians here so mad that they finally attacked the island and the only survivors were two brothers very young in age. Dont want to give away the whole story but thats the gest of it. Also another story of the 1931 hurricane that was the reason the railroad was stopped here, famous story. One small child survived and she lived into her 90s. We still wish her a happy bday on the radio every year and she told the story on the radio every year up until she died. She would always tear up when telling the story. Dont want to spoil this story either. Please look into this. I believe you could do a great job making these stories awesome as you always do.
DD (16 days ago)
Having myself been the victim of very improper behavior by former employers I can totally relate to this sisters.
Silence Matters (17 days ago)
I never get tired of this story, the papin sisters....... Its sooo sad and traffic. Goes to show you what happens to pairs in general, like elderly couples who remain in love till the end of there life's. Usually one dies the other shortly follows. Goes to show you how true and strong love stood the end of time... These stories require so much research and what's available is so little at that. I want to thank the narrator for his valuable time and dedication to bring to life these amazing true stories in time that are amazingly heart felt and appreciated. I subscribed a while back and look forward to more amazing stories .
ObsoleteOddity (16 days ago)
Thank you very much for your great feedback - much appreciated!
Aroha Gerrard (17 days ago)
Bitch of a vessel of a person that have given birth to them. Creepy tho.
Madeline Maier (17 days ago)
What happened to Emilia?
3monsters014 (17 days ago)
A movie was made about this.I seen it years ago.
Elva SolisMaltman (17 days ago)
I love this guys voice. I bet he's one handsome man 😊😁 I enjoyed listening to him read. Thank you so very much 😚
Jesus Ojeda (17 days ago)
15:41 wow, those girls had tremendously masculine facial features and skull proportions.
Karen Leslie Ardagna (18 days ago)
What happened to the sister who became a nun?
SirenOfMorning13 (18 days ago)
You have very interesting content and a voice to match. I enjoyed listening to you here for the first time. May I ask where you are from? Your country of residence alone is fine, or if you'd rather not say that is fine as well. Overall, you have a new sub.
SirenOfMorning13 (18 days ago)
ObsoleteOddity That’s an interesting blend, I am Irish American. 😊
ObsoleteOddity (18 days ago)
Thank you very much for your great feedback and sub - much appreciated! I'm Australian but have lived in England for a while and now many years in Switzerland.
Laura B (18 days ago)
Excellent - in a creepy way!
gerardo santos (18 days ago)
you are doing a great job, i like ture stories from days of old.
B. Panetta (18 days ago)
Very well done! Very creepy indeed!
Susan Pickett (18 days ago)
I enjoy the sound of your voice as you are sharing the story about the sisters. It was scary and fun to see so much History material information you shared. I liked it thank you.
Lara Carter (18 days ago)
I agree. You're a born storyteller!
ObsoleteOddity (18 days ago)
Thank you very much Susan for your great feedback - much appreciated!
DEALBA BELLI (19 days ago)
You have such a nice voice, but such a sad story..
Oh my ! Gosh, this is now one of my favorites! So well done! And i find your use of art and photos seamlessly rendered with the stories!
ObsoleteOddity (19 days ago)
Thank you very much for your great feedback - much appreciated!
Woofy (19 days ago)
I think this case was interesting to learn about except.. what they did is very disturbing I can imagine how painful it was for the mother and the daughter
Donna Palumbo (19 days ago)
I ran upon your video of the Papin Sisters after watching a newly released music video by Justin Pierre. Your video was nex so I stayed and watch and then subscribed. I was completely amazed by your voice and pictures. Thank you
ObsoleteOddity (19 days ago)
Thank you very much Donna for your great feedback - much appreciated!
amb yrr (20 days ago)
Lea looks like a man so yeah she fits that relationship XD
brugmansia9 (20 days ago)
Loved it!! I want more,more, more!
Anisha Otoole (20 days ago)
My first. And I must say loved it. Love your calming voice. I bet you could write some interesting articles. Whay can I say except Bravo
ObsoleteOddity (20 days ago)
Thank you very much Anisha for your great feedback - much appreciated!
Stooge Three (20 days ago)
What a gruesome but beautiful, classy presentation! What diction and timing. I can only offer feedback for the English parts, but the whole video is so skillfully done! It evokes a strange mix of horror and nostalgia in me which I find very puzzling. So I had to watch it again! Lovely to see moving images of the times, and deliciously creepy indeed! I can't imagine how much work goes into this. Thank you.
ObsoleteOddity (20 days ago)
Thank you very much for your great feedback - much appreciated!
Roxana Brivent-Barnes (21 days ago)
Parents damage their own children, rich are destroying the souls of poorer people, and this is happening today too!
cultfan 52 (21 days ago)
I would say these girls really snapped.
Izzy Labor (21 days ago)
I wish I never listened to this
Pat Kaiser (21 days ago)
I saw this story on PBS last week and was amazed, I had never heard of these girls before, you tell the story well, thank you, this was a true story, check out public broadcasting, it was incredible
Liz Shelters (21 days ago)
What music did you use in the beginning?
Montana (22 days ago)
Your accent are you english or australian
lymarie1974 (22 days ago)
My lord her father rapes her and the mother abandoned her she was ten years old!!!
Stacey Wistehuff (22 days ago)
What about the sister who was a nun?
What mother would put all the blame on a 10 year old child and call it seduction when it was the father who took advantage of a small child and RAPED her! Mother was flat out delusional!
Beautiful B (22 days ago)
I wouldn’t mind listening to you read me a couple explicit novels....
Dominique Harris (22 days ago)
This reminds me of the movie on netflix
Anton (23 days ago)
There is a video about twin sisters that are sweedish, I think they are called suicide sisters, they had similar personalities, they don't die, but they do some crazy stuff together.
Wolf Lover (23 days ago)
who else watched this at night and when the woman started to sing it made you jump cause i know i did
Ezabella Khan (24 days ago)
The voice thoo
Truth B Told (24 days ago)
Your voice reminds me of Alfred Hitchcock...very soothing.

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