The Case Of Charles Peace

  • 1949
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Crime

A fictionalized account of one of Victorian England's most celebrated criminals. Harvey is the diminutive picture framer turned burglar and murderer who eventually ends up on the gallows. The real Peace was a singularly ugly man with webbed fingers who had the amazing ability to scale the walls of buildings using an array of tools of his own invention (many...read more

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A fictionalized account of one of Victorian England's most celebrated criminals. Harvey is the diminutive picture framer turned burglar and murderer who eventually ends up on the gallows. The real Peace was a singularly ugly man with webbed fingers who had the amazing ability to scale

the walls of buildings using an array of tools of his own invention (many of which are in standard usage among burglars today). Despite a fascinating subject, the film is far removed from the facts of the case and is pretty boring.

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  • Review: A fictionalized account of one of Victorian England's most celebrated criminals. Harvey is the diminutive picture framer turned burglar and murderer who eventually ends up on the gallows. The real Peace was a singularly ugly man with webbed fingers who had… (more)

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