The Perfect Crime: The Real Life Crime that Inspired Hitchcock's Rope

The Perfect Crime: The Real Life Crime that Inspired Hitchcock's Rope

by Fergus Mason
     
 

Leopold and Loeb were two wealthy law students who could buy anything. But they wanted the one thing that no amount of money could buy: life. They wanted to create the Perfect Crime—to kidnap and murder a 14-year-old boy for the thrill of getting away with murder.

The crime was so horrifying that even legendary filmmaker Alfred Hitchcock took notice, and

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Overview

Leopold and Loeb were two wealthy law students who could buy anything. But they wanted the one thing that no amount of money could buy: life. They wanted to create the Perfect Crime—to kidnap and murder a 14-year-old boy for the thrill of getting away with murder.

The crime was so horrifying that even legendary filmmaker Alfred Hitchcock took notice, and wrote and directed his version of the story: Rope. But the real story of the Rope is much more brutal and suspenseful than even Hitchcock could do justice to. Read the real history in this thrilling true crime book.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781484199336
Publisher:
CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date:
04/23/2013
Pages:
142
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.30(d)

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