The Legend of Lizzie Borden is a 1975 American television movie. It premiered on ABC on February 10, 1975. The film, although based on fact, is a stylized retelling of the events of August 4, 1892 when the parents of New England spinster Lizzie Andrew Borden were found brutally murdered in their Fall River, Massachusetts home. The subsequent incarceration of the prime suspect as well as the coroner's inquest and trial are largely faithfully depicted, using actual testimony. What may be seen as deviation from the film's docudrama narrative, as Lizzie hears her verdict, flashbacks are shown of...
|Release date:||February 10, 1975|
|Directed by:||Paul Wendkos|