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Negative — Trims Touhy Interview at Stateville 2/20/58

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Film Identifier: F.2012-03-1030
Run Time
0h 10m 51s
Format
16mm
Color
B&W
Sound
Optical
Date Produced
1958
Abstract
Roger Touhy was an Irish-American mob boss from Chicago who was imprisoned at Stateville Prison until he was granted parole in 1958. Black and white footage features reporters interviewing him as he is released from prison. The warden of Statesville is also interviewed and discusses the release of Touhy and Nathan Leopold (who was granted parole at the same time). A man outside the prison reads a statement from Nathan Leopold.
Main Credits
Koza, Frank (is filmmaker)
Actors, Performers and Participants
Touhy, Roger (is participant)
Genre
Crime
Related Place
Chicago (production location of)