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Killer: A Journal of Murder

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Based on a true story, this psychological study concerns Henry Lesser ([[Performer~P41869~Robert Sean Leonard~robertseanleonard]]), a prison guard who witnesses the brutal beating of an inmate, Carl Panzram ([[Performer~P117297~James Woods~jameswoods]]), who attempted to escape. Lesser tries to befriend the convict, whom he senses has an intelligence that has gone unrecognized by his jailers; he gives Panzram a notebook and pencils and encourages him to keep a journal. Panzram responds by writing the...more

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