Crazy Love (2007)

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  • Love Is in the Air Working


Documentary about those involved in the Burt Pugach case in the 1950s. Wealthy lawyer Pugach fell in love with Linda Riss and the two began going out with each other. However, when she discovered that Pugach had a wife and daughter, she left him. Obssessed with Linda, Pugach was furious when he learnt later of her subsequent engagement to someone else. He hired men to throw acid in her face, leading to her disfigurement and partial blindness, and was sentenced to thirty years in prison. Includes interviews with those concerned, including Linda and an unrepentant Pugach.

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