Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Of Dolls & Murder Screening in Minneapolis 3/21/13

Forensic Pioneer, Frances Glessner Lee with one of her Nutshell Studies of Unexplained Death
Great little writeup by Chris Hewitt about our screening on Thursday - March 21st in Minneapolis.

Think of "Of Dolls and Murder" like this: Barbie's Dreamhouse, after a maniac tore through it on a blood-soaked rampage. 

Minneapolis filmmaker Susan Marks' "Of Dolls and Murder" documentary will be screened at Bryant Lake Bowl on Thursday, March 21. And it's a doozy. 

Marks -- who previously made the Betty Crocker story, "The Betty Mystique" -- focuses on Frances Glessner Lee, a Baltimore resident who created detailed, dollhouse-like crime scene replicas in the 1930s and 1940s. That's detailed, as in tiny blood spatters on the wall behind a victim and tiny, faded spots on the wallpaper where it was bleached by the sun. Continue

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