Lost Boys of Hannibal

Lost Boys of Hannibal


It is never about the big events, true crimes are solved based on the small details.
Shift Films is committed to finding the truth surrounding the events of unsolved mysteries.
For the past 6 years we have dedicated our lives to setting the record straight on numerous cases.
Whether 50 years old or 100 we believe every case case be solved if you have all the details.

The smallest details can make the difference in solving cold cases.
We believe it is everyones responsibility to help solve mysterious, and somewhere, regardless of how cold a case is, somebody knows something.
Never give up or give in, continue to pursue and come up with resolutions. Lost Boys of Hannibal Dares to ask the tough questions to family and friends of the boys who went missing. Now is your chance to chime in!

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Podcast Episodes

  • Episode 2: Highway Patterns
    April 6th, 2020

    Season 2 Episode 2 leads us on a dark path. Our world has fallen to a virus but our search continues. In this episode we try to fit other disappearances in the area together. Moving down highway 36 where two disappearances have occurred in Monroe City, 10 years apart from each other. This episode explores John Wayne Gacy and a possible new Serial Killer that is lurking in the area. 

    Thanks to Podbelly and PodcastMo for all their support. Follow us:https://www.facebook.com/lostboysofhannibal/IG@lostboysofhannibalemail:info@lostboysofhannibal.com

  • S2 Episode 1 The John Wayne Gacy Files
    March 23rd, 2020

    Hello FANS!!! 

    Welcome back to another season of the Lost Boys of Hannibal, The Case Went Cold. 

    In this episode we recap last season briefly, we do not discuss COVID-19 and we move to debunking John Wayne Gacy. Can I convince Chris to join me, or will he keep John in the CHRIS GRAPHS. Enjoy and please subscribe, follow us on the networks and join our discussion group!!! 

    Shot out to Generation Why Podcast and all the fabulous work they are doing over there! 

    Thanks to Podbelly and PodcastMo for all their support. 

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  • Episode 13: The Season Finale
    January 27th, 2020

    Chris and Franki wrap the season up in a nice bow with the finale episode, our longest of the year. We recap, go over events that happen leading up to us starting the podcast, and we even discuss the probability of John Wayne Gacy. We have enjoyed the season and we learned a lot but we are not done yet, Season 2 kicks off in March. So share, connect and research! Let's bring these boys home. 

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  • Episode 12: The Ray Faireer Letters
    January 13th, 2020

    Chris and Franki take a deep, spiraling rabbit hole approach to decipher 3 letters sent by a man that knew the area. We explore motorcycle gangs, the KC Mob connections and a bunch of other bizarre tangents. 

    The letters to boggle the mind but they also bring clarity to certain areas of Hannibal. We know this man knew the area based on his... Map Drawing.

    Join us as we take a detour to find answers. Was it some game that he was playing with the family, or was a real attempt at hope?

    Please Review on your Podcast player and subscribe to our website at www.lostboysofhannibal.com

    REVIEWS help us tremendously with catering to our audience. Take the time and hit subscribe!!! 

    Chris and Franki appreciate the love and the follows. This is an all encompassing "us" search.  

  • Bonus Episode 2: The Tex Yokum Files
    January 6th, 2020

    Bonus Episode 2 Explores the chronicles of Tex Yokum. Host Chris Koetters takes you through documents and writings from Tex Yokum. Please Subscribe to our podcast at podbean.com

    Thank you Podbelly.com for being our network! 

    Subscribe, review and like!!! 

  • Episode 11: Condolence Letters
    December 30th, 2019

    One of our hardest episodes to get through by far. Chris and Franki take a deep dive into over 90 letters and categorize them by Sympathy, weird, and crazy. You will be shocked to hear what people write people going through a tragedy and some... might have insight into what happened.

    Join us for this 40 minute episode. 

    Follow, subscribe and rate us please!!! We have the downloads with need the reviews. Thank you.

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  • Episode 10: Christian Lyon
    December 16th, 2019


    In this episode we dive deep into Schroeders Pants cave, with Actor/Writer/Caver Christain Lyon. 

    Christain was responsible for pulling out the remains of Jim Mitchell's body back in 2006 and we wanted to know his perspective on that cave and what he thought about William Karras. 

    Join us, but we should remind you, this episode is edgy, and deals with content that you may not be ready for. Please consider before downloading. Body parts, death and being trapped in spaces will be discussed.


  • Episode 9: That Man Karras Part 2
    December 2nd, 2019

    The chilling conclusion of that man Karras. Was he telling the whole truth behind the Mitchell case... Why was it being investigated in the fall of 1967?  

  • Episode 8: That Man Karras Part 1
    November 20th, 2019

    In Episode 8 Franki and Chris head down and investigative path into that man William Karras. The idea behind this was to find out if Karras had dealt with any other cases simular to the boys where he was successful... instead we found this. 

    Original Article can be read here starting on page 56. 




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  • Bonus Episode 1: The 79 Tomb
    November 18th, 2019

    Chris and Franki will return on November 20th, 2019 with our regular episodes. This bonus Episode will enlighten your sense to believe that it is possible something else happened to Craig Dowell. Enjoy and we will see you back on Wednesday!







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