David and Louise Turpin's extensive DVD collection

The parents accused of torturing their 13 children for years in a California house of horrors had an extensive - and surprisingly family-friendly - DVD collection.

Forensic teams are searching the Perris, California, home of David, 57, and Louise Turpin, 49, who are facing charges of torture, false imprisonment, neglect and abuse after their 17-year-old daughter managed to escape and call 911.

Authorities found that their 13 children had been starved, 'tied up with chains and shackled for months', and the 'only thing they were allowed to do' was keep journals, hundreds of which were recovered on Sunday.

Now a forensic team from the local sheriff's office have revealed that the parents, if no-one else, kept themselves entertained with their vast, and perfectly alphabetized, DVD collection. 

The parents accused of torturing their 13 children for years in a California house of horrors had an extensive - and surprisingly family-friendly - DVD collection (pictured) 

The find shows that the parents, if no-one else, kept themselves entertained with their vast DVD collection

The find shows that the parents, if no-one else, kept themselves entertained with their vast DVD collection

'Things 1 to 13': The family are seen in Dr Seuss-style shirts, and all in blue jeans, in a family photo taken in April 2016

'Things 1 to 13': The family are seen in -style shirts, and all in blue jeans, in a family photo taken in April 2016

The Disney-obsessed couple, who had Disney-themed statues, car registration plates, and had taken the family to Disneyland on a number of occasions, unsurprisingly had movies such as Dumbo and Cars.

The child-friendly theme continued with the likes of Cats vs Dogs, Casper and Call Me Claus. While the couple clearly enjoyed a laugh with box sets of comedies Everybody Loves Raymond, Dukes of Hazard and Golden Girls. Other films included Election, E.T. and Erin Brockovich.

The collection also featured an Elvis' 68 Comeback DVD. David and Louise appear to be big Elvis fans and have renewed their vows at an Elvis-themed chapel in Las Vegas on multiple occasions.

David Allen Turpin

Louise Anna Turpin

David and Louise Turpin now have a total of 75 charges including torture, imprisonment, neglect, abuse and lewd acts against them. They were arrested on Sunday 

Police found the siblings inside their family home (above) after the 17-year-old girl managed to escape through a window and call 911 with a cell phone she had found in the house. On Thursday, balloon displays, flowers and teddy bears were left at the house for the children 

Police found the siblings inside their family home (above) after the 17-year-old girl managed to escape through a window and call 911 with a cell phone she had found in the house. On Thursday, balloon displays, flowers and teddy bears were left at the house for the children 

The generally family orientated and light-hearted shows and films are in stark contrast to the horrific conditions police found the Turpins' children living in on Sunday.

Police, who went to the home after interviewing the escaped 17-year-old girl, found three of her brothers and sisters shackled to their beds with chains and padlocks while the others sat nearby in dark, foul-smelling surroundings.

The children, aged 2 to 29, were 'malnourished and very dirty', according to police. 

Harrowing details of how they tortured their 13 children were described at a press conference by DA Michael Hestrin.

He told how they kept the children up all night and slept during the day in a suspected attempt to avoid any outsiders witnessing the abuse.

They were regularly beaten and occasionally strangled, Hestrin alleged.  The only activity the children - who said they were chained up for months at a time - were allowed was to write journals. 

A forensic team from the local sheriff's office, searching the Perris, California, home of David, 57, and Louise Turpin, 49, are going through the movies

A forensic team from the local sheriff's office, searching the Perris, California, home of David, 57, and Louise Turpin, 49, are going through the movies

The Disney-obsessed couple, unsurprisingly had movies such as Dumbo and Cars

The Disney-obsessed couple, unsurprisingly had movies such as Dumbo and Cars

The couple clearly enjoyed a laugh with box sets of comedies Everybody Loves Raymond, Dukes of Hazard and Golden Girls. Other films included Election, E.T. and Erin Brockovich

The couple clearly enjoyed a laugh with box sets of comedies Everybody Loves Raymond, Dukes of Hazard and Golden Girls. Other films included Election, E.T. and Erin Brockovich

The child-friendly theme continued with the likes of Cats vs Dogs, Casper and Call Me Claus

The child-friendly theme continued with the likes of Cats vs Dogs, Casper and Call Me Claus

Sheriff's forensic teams search The Turpin's house in Perris, California on Wednesday 

Sheriff's forensic teams search The Turpin's house in Perris, California on Wednesday 

Hundreds were recovered from the home and they are likely to be used as evidence against the parents. 

Before Sunday's dramatic rescue, the children had been plotting an escape for two years, he said.

When the 17-year-old escaped on Sunday, she at first had another sibling with her but that daughter got frightened and turned back.  

None of the children have ever seen a dentist and none have seen a doctor for four years, Hestrin said.  

District Attorney Michael Hestrin said all of the children are in hospital and are 'relieved'. 

The family also had a collection of board games including Monopoly, Logo and Trouble 

The family also had a collection of board games including Monopoly, Logo and Trouble 

A forensic officer takes photographs of the Turpins' home in California 

A forensic officer takes photographs of the Turpins' home in California 

Prosecutors details the horrific abuse the children suffered. They were allowed was to write journals - hundreds of which were removed from the home

Prosecutors details the horrific abuse the children suffered. They were allowed was to write journals - hundreds of which were removed from the home

Among the most shocking claims of abuse were;

The children were made to stay awake all night and sleep all day, often going to bed at between 4am and 5am  Their only permitted activity was to keep journals - hundreds of which were recovered and will likely be used as evidence David Turpin is accused of a lewd act against one child - one of his daughters, under the age of 14  The children had been planning to escape for two years before Sunday, when they were rescued The 17-year-old daughter who raised the alarm left the house with another sibling but that child became frightened and turned back  The parents began using chains and padlocks to tie the children to their beds after one escaped with rope. They would sometimes be chained up for months  One of the older boys was allowed out of the home to attend college classes but Louise accompanied him there, waited for him until it finished then accompanied him home The couple's youngest child, a two-year-old, was the only one they did not starve  The 29-year-old woman who was rescued weighed just 82 lbs The children were tied up or beaten if they washed their hands 'above the wrist' because the parents said it amounted to them 'playing in the water'  The Turpins kept toys that were still in their boxes at the house but never gave any to the children  

Sheriff's forensic teams search The Turpin's house in Perris, California 

Sheriff's forensic teams search The Turpin's house in Perris, California 

Teams outside the home where 13 children were raised in horrific conditions 

Teams outside the home where 13 children were raised in horrific conditions 

The family was kept inside this home in Perris. Inside, the parents were stockpiling unopened toys and diapers 

The family was kept inside this home in Perris. Inside, the parents were stockpiling unopened toys and diapers 

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