Crime of the Century

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Crime of the Century ★★½ 1996 (PG-13)

Another look at the 1932 kidnapping and death of Charles Lindbergh's 18-month-old son. Based on the 1985 book “The Airman and the Carpenter” by Ludovic Kennedy, it's clear the author regards Bruno Richard Hauptmann (Rea), who was executed in 1936, as an innocent scapegoat essentially railroaded thanks to media and political pressures. 116m/C VHS . Stephen Rea, J.T. Walsh, David Paymer, John Harkins, Michael Moriarty, Isabella Rossellini, Bert Remsen, Allen (Goorwitz) Garfield, Don Harvey, Gerald S. O'Loughlin, Barry Primus; D: Mark Rydell; W: William Nicholson; C: Toyomichi Kurita; M: John (Gianni) Frizzell. CABLE