Tag Archives: Leopold and Loeb

Collaborators

Here. And because I cannot resist:

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2007 Books Read

(in the order in which I finished them, understanding that very often I read many books at the same time). I count re-read books, by the way. I’ll include links to any posts or book excerpts I might have done … Continue reading

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Dean Stockwell: Compulsion on Broadway

Found some cool images of the 1957/58 Broadway production of Compulsion. Compulsion, the novel, was written by Meyer Levin and became a bestseller. It’s based on the Leopold and Loeb case, although he changed all the names – morphed a … Continue reading

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Compulsion (1959); Dir. Richard Fleischer

Compulsion, 1959 – directed by Richard Fleischer, starring Orson Welles, Dean Stockwell, and Bradford Dillman. The names are changed – but it’s the story of the Leopold/Loeb murders. First half of the film: the crime. Second half: the trial, where … Continue reading

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