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All That Murder: ”Chicago” Part 1

July 12, 2022

CW: Adult themes/descriptions of violence

Gangsters, speakeasies, jazz, bootleg liquor, and “girl-bandit” murders…  

Chicago of the 1920s was the backdrop for the incredibly successful play Chicago, as well as the movies that followed.

But did you know that the violent slayings committed by the sexy residents of ‘Murderess’ Row,’ Roxie Hart and Velma Kelly, were based on actual murders?

Listen to this intriguing Chicago Part 1 episode to hear the true crime behind two of the most well-known killings in film and stage history. If you thought the murders committed by Roxie and Velma were unbelievable, hold onto your fedora…

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