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The perfect crime / a Desert Penguin Pictures, LLC production for American Experience ; produced and directed by Cathleen O'Connell ; writer, Michelle Ferrari.

Platt, Oliver, (narrator.). Ferrari, Michelle, (producer,, director.). O'Connell, Cathleen, (screenwriter.). Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.), (broadcaster.). Desert Penguin Pictures (Firm), (production company.). PBS Distribution (Firm), (publisher.).

Available copies

  • 6 of 6 copies available at SC LENDS. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Kershaw County Library System.

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0 current holds with 6 total copies.

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Kershaw - Camden Library DVD 364.15 PER (Text) 33255003329100 Adult DVD Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781627896092
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (60 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [United States] : PBS Distribution, [2016]

Content descriptions

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 ; additional music by John Kusiak ; executive producer, Mark Samels.
Participant or Performer Note:
Narrator: Oliver Platt.
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Originally broadcast by PBS Feb. 9, 2016.
Summary, etc.:
It 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.
Target Audience Note:
Rating: TV14.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1, widescreen; Dolby digital 5.1 surround.
Language Note:
Closed-captioned.
Subject: Leopold, Nathan Freudenthal, 1904-1971.
Loeb, Richard A., 1905-1936.
DVD-Video discs.
Video recordings.
Murderers > Illinois > Chicago > Biography.
Murder > Illinois > Chicago > Case studies.
Films for the hearing impaired.
Genre: True crime television programs.
Historical television programs.
Documentary television programs.
Nonfiction television programs.

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