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Lizzie Borden Case

Lizzie Borden Case

Broadcast: 1935
Starring: Stanley Peyton
Added: May 14 2021

The Borden place was a house of moody, broody silences, brought about by pent up hatred, petty jealousies, money matters, two daughters who hated their stepmother, and the stepmother who hated with equal intensity her two stepdaughters. Even from the outside, the Borden house had about it an air of ineffable doom - the atmosphere of a place cursed...

The Borden Case is undoubtedly without parallel in the criminal annals of America. It is perhaps the most puzzling murder which has occurred anywhere in the whole world. The perpetrator of this double murder was saved from the gallows by a most extraordinary chain of circumstances - circumstances which perhaps would not recur in a thousand years.