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The Gillette Murder Case of 1906
CHESTER GILLETTE was born in 1883.
He was executed for murdering his girlfriend, Grace Brown, in the Adirondacks.
When the murder took place in 1906, he was living in Cortland, New York.
This case gained wide public attention as the basis for:
Montgomery Cliff as George Eastmen (Chester Gillette)
a NOVEL --
An American Tragedy by Theodore Dreiser
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a MOVIE --
A Place in the Sun
Shelley Winters as Alice Tripp (Grace Brown)
Elizabeth Taylor as Angela Vicker (Harriet Benedict)
This movie won six academy awards
a REVIEW --
Adirondack Tragedy - The Gillette Murder Case of 1906
by Joseph W. Brownell and Patricia A. Wawrzaszek