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The perfect crime / a Desert Penguin Pictures, LLC production for American Experience ; written by Michelle Ferrari ; produced and directed by Cathleen O'Connell ; series producer, Lauren Prestileo ; executive producer, Mark Samels.

Ferrari, Michelle, (screenwriter.). O'Connell, Cathleen, (producer,, director.). Prestileo, Lauren, (producer.). Platt, Oliver, (narrator.). Cromwell, James, (narrator.). Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.), (broadcaster.). Desert Penguin Pictures (Firm), (production company.). WGBH Educational Foundation, (production company.). PBS Distribution (Firm) (film distributor.). WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.), (production company.).
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781627896092
  • ISBN: 1627896090
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 60 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [Boston, MA] : WGBH Educational Foundation, [2016]

Content descriptions

General Note:
"In love with murder"--Container.
"American experience is produced for PBS by WGBH Boston."--Container.
"Subtitles are a function of the disc and serve the same purpose as closed captions."--Container.
Originally broadcast as a single episode of the television program American Experience on the PBS network.
Formatted Contents Note:
The perfect murder -- The confessions -- Clarence Darrow -- The hearing -- The decision.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Edited by Bernice Schneider ; cinematography by Sandra Chandler, Lincoln Else, Dana Kupper, Jason Longo, Stephen McCarthy ; original music by Clare Manchon and Olivier Manchon.
Participant or Performer Note:
Narrated by Oliver Platt ; voice of Clarence Darrow, James Cromwell.
Summary, etc.:
Tells the shocking story of Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb; wealthy college students who had planned to abduct and kill a child at random just to prove they were smart enough to get away with it.
System Details Note:
DVD; region 1, NTSC; widescreen presentation; 5.1 surround.
Language Note:
English audio; English subtitles.
Subject: Leopold, Nathan Freudenthal, 1904-1971.
Loeb, Richard A., 1905-1936.
Murderers > Illinois > Chicago > Biography.
Murder > Illinois > Chicago > Case studies.
Genre: Historical films.
Documentary films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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