The Murder of Mary Phagan (1988)

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  • The Ballad of Mary Phagan Alternative


Two-part TV mini series based on the controversial 1913 murder case, in which Leo Frank was tried for the murder of thirteen-year old Mary Phagan in Atlanta, Georgia. His death sentence was commuted by Gov. John M. Slaton. Story by Larry McMurty.

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