Lizzie Borden

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Lizzie Andrew Borden (July 19, 1860 – June 1, 1927) was an American woman who garnered notoriety as the main suspect in the August 4, 1892, axe murders of her father and stepmother in Fall River, Massachusetts.wikipedia
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Fall River, Massachusetts

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Lizzie Andrew Borden (July 19, 1860 – June 1, 1927) was an American woman who garnered notoriety as the main suspect in the August 4, 1892, axe murders of her father and stepmother in Fall River, Massachusetts.
Fall River is known for the Lizzie Borden case, Portuguese culture, its numerous 19th-century textile mills and Battleship Cove, the world's largest collection of World War II naval vessels and the home of the.

Axe murder

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Lizzie Andrew Borden (July 19, 1860 – June 1, 1927) was an American woman who garnered notoriety as the main suspect in the August 4, 1892, axe murders of her father and stepmother in Fall River, Massachusetts.
The Fall River Axe Murders, Lizzie Borden was charged and tried for the hatchet murders of her father and stepmother in 1892. The jury acquitted her.

Lizzie Borden House

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For instance, the Borden home lacked indoor plumbing and electricity although that was a common accommodation for wealthy people at the time.
The Lizzie Borden House is where Lizzie Borden and her family lived.

Cause célèbre

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The case was a cause célèbre and received widespread newspaper coverage throughout the United States.
The murder trial of Lizzie Borden, United States, 1893.

Central Congregational Church (Fall River, Massachusetts)

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Lizzie and her older sister, Emma Lenora Borden (March 1, 1851 – June 10, 1927) had a relatively religious upbringing and attended Central Congregational Church.
It was well known in its early days for being the home church of Lizzie Borden and her family.

Melvin O. Adams

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Prosecuting attorneys were Hosea M. Knowlton and future Supreme Court Justice William H. Moody; defending were Andrew V. Jennings, Melvin O. Adams, and former Massachusetts governor George D. Robinson.
Melvin Ohio Adams (November 7, 1847, Ashburnham, Massachusetts – August 9, 1920, Boston, Massachusetts ) was an American attorney and railroad executive who was part of Lizzie Borden's legal defense team, the United States Attorney for the District of Massachusetts from 1905 to 1906, and the President of the Boston, Revere Beach and Lynn Railroad.

George D. Robinson

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Prosecuting attorneys were Hosea M. Knowlton and future Supreme Court Justice William H. Moody; defending were Andrew V. Jennings, Melvin O. Adams, and former Massachusetts governor George D. Robinson.
His most famous legal client was Lizzie Borden; notoriously accused of killing her father and stepmother, Robinson was instrumental in securing her acquittal in a highly sensationalized trial.

Woman's Christian Temperance Union

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She was involved in Christian organizations such as the Christian Endeavor Society, for which she served as secretary-treasurer, and contemporary social movements such as the Women's Christian Temperance Union (WCTU).
Lizzie Borden

William Henry Moody

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Prosecuting attorneys were Hosea M. Knowlton and future Supreme Court Justice William H. Moody; defending were Andrew V. Jennings, Melvin O. Adams, and former Massachusetts governor George D. Robinson.
After appointment as the District Attorney for Eastern Massachusetts in 1890, he gained widespread notoriety in 1893 as the junior prosecutor in the Lizzie Borden murder case.

Skipping-rope rhyme

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Borden and her association with the murders has remained a topic in American popular culture mythology into the 21st century, and she has been depicted in various films, theatrical productions, literary works, and folk rhymes.
Perhaps the most notorious rhyme of this type is one that began circulating during the 1892 trial of Lizzie Borden.

Parricide

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Another prominent theory suggests that Lizzie was physically and sexually abused by her father, which drove her to commit parricide.
Lizzie Borden (1860–1927) was an American woman accused and acquitted of murdering her father and stepmother.

Lizzie Borden (opera)

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Among the earlier portrayals was in New Faces of 1952, a 1952 Broadway musical with a number titled "Lizzie Borden" that depicts the crimes, as well as 1948's ballet Fall River Legend and 1965's opera Lizzie Borden, both works being based on Borden and the murders of her father and stepmother.
It is based on the real-life case of Lizzie Borden.

Fall River Legend

Among the earlier portrayals was in New Faces of 1952, a 1952 Broadway musical with a number titled "Lizzie Borden" that depicts the crimes, as well as 1948's ballet Fall River Legend and 1965's opera Lizzie Borden, both works being based on Borden and the murders of her father and stepmother.
While the ballet tells the infamous story of Lizzie Borden, it notably alters the outcome of court case, with Borden receiving a guilty verdict rather than an acquittal.

The Legend of Lizzie Borden

In 1975, ABC released The Legend of Lizzie Borden, a television film starring Elizabeth Montgomery as Lizzie Borden, Katherine Helmond as Emma Borden, and Fionnula Flanagan as Bridget Sullivan; it was later discovered after Montgomery's death that she and Borden were in fact sixth cousins once removed, both descending from 17th-century Massachusetts resident John Luther.
The Legend of Lizzie Borden is a 1975 American historical mystery television film directed by Paul Wendkos and starring Elizabeth Montgomery as Lizzie Borden, an American woman who was accused of murdering her parents in 1892.

Oak Grove Cemetery (Fall River, Massachusetts)

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The sisters, neither of whom had ever married, were buried side by side in the family plot in Oak Grove Cemetery.
Lizzie Borden (1860-1927), alleged (acquitted) murderer.

Lizzie Borden Took an Ax

In 2014, Lifetime produced Lizzie Borden Took an Ax, a speculative television film with Christina Ricci portraying Borden, which was followed by The Lizzie Borden Chronicles, a limited series and sequel to the television film which presents a fictional account of Lizzie's life after the trial.
Lizzie Borden Took an Ax is a 2014 American television biopic about Lizzie Borden, a young American woman tried and acquitted of the murders of her father and stepmother in Fall River, Massachusetts, in 1892.

The Lizzie Borden Chronicles

In 2014, Lifetime produced Lizzie Borden Took an Ax, a speculative television film with Christina Ricci portraying Borden, which was followed by The Lizzie Borden Chronicles, a limited series and sequel to the television film which presents a fictional account of Lizzie's life after the trial.
The Lizzie Borden Chronicles is an American television limited series following Lizzie Borden after she is acquitted of the 1892 murders of her father and stepmother.

Elizabeth Montgomery

In 1975, ABC released The Legend of Lizzie Borden, a television film starring Elizabeth Montgomery as Lizzie Borden, Katherine Helmond as Emma Borden, and Fionnula Flanagan as Bridget Sullivan; it was later discovered after Montgomery's death that she and Borden were in fact sixth cousins once removed, both descending from 17th-century Massachusetts resident John Luther.
Genealogical research conducted after Montgomery's death revealed that Montgomery and accused 19th-century murderer Lizzie Borden were sixth cousins once removed, both descending from 17th-century Massachusetts resident John Luther.

Nance O'Neil

In 1905, shortly after an argument over a party that Lizbeth had given for actress Nance O'Neil, Emma moved out of the house.
In 1904, O'Neil met Lizzie Borden while in Boston.

Chloë Sevigny

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A 2018 feature film, Lizzie, depicts a lesbian tryst between Lizzie and Bridget Sullivan which leads to a murder plot, and stars Chloë Sevigny as Borden.
She had several supporting parts in 2017 before obtaining a lead role portraying Lizzie Borden in the independent thriller Lizzie (2018).

Katherine Helmond

In 1975, ABC released The Legend of Lizzie Borden, a television film starring Elizabeth Montgomery as Lizzie Borden, Katherine Helmond as Emma Borden, and Fionnula Flanagan as Bridget Sullivan; it was later discovered after Montgomery's death that she and Borden were in fact sixth cousins once removed, both descending from 17th-century Massachusetts resident John Luther.
Helmond appeared in The Legend of Lizzie Borden (1975) as Emma Borden, the title character's sister.

Lizzie (2018 film)

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A 2018 feature film, Lizzie, depicts a lesbian tryst between Lizzie and Bridget Sullivan which leads to a murder plot, and stars Chloë Sevigny as Borden.
It is based on the true story of Lizzie Borden, who was accused and acquitted of the axe murders of her father and stepmother in Fall River, Massachusetts, in 1892.

Edmund Pearson

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He is best known for his account of the notorious Lizzie Borden murder case.

Blood Relations (play)

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Other plays based on Borden include Blood Relations, a 1980 Canadian production centered around the events leading up to the murders, and Lizzie Borden, another musical adaptation starring Tony nominee Alison Fraser.
The play is based on historical fact and speculation surrounding the life of Lizzie Borden and the murders of her father and stepmother, crimes with which Borden was charged.

Deathbed confession

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She died in Butte in 1948, where she allegedly gave a deathbed confession to her sister, stating that she had changed her testimony on the stand in order to protect Lizzie.
Bridget Sullivan, who had been employed as a housekeeper by the family of Lizzie Borden, died in Butte, Montana in 1948, where she allegedly gave a deathbed confession to her sister, stating that she had changed her testimony on the stand in order to protect Lizzie from being convicted of the murders of her father and step-mother.