American Lightning: Terror, Mystery, the Birth of Hollywood, and the Crime of the Century

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Release Date: to be announced

Production Companies:
Wind Dancer Productions

Status: In Development
Script: Book Adaptation
About the film:
The book follows the true story of the 1910 terrorist bombings of the Los Angeles Times that killed 20 people and were part of a bungled homegrown assault on 100 American cities. Its aftermath included a battle between William J. Burns -- considered America's top detective -- and crusading lawyer Clarence Darrow to uncover the violent truth behind the bombings.

Project Timeline:
Oct. 19, 2008: Project announced.

Related links:
  • American Lightning: Terror, Mystery, the Birth of Hollywood, and the Crime of the Century - The Book


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