Scene

Page(s)

Characters

Location

Action

Prologue

3

Reporters

 

May 21, 1924

1

3

Leopold

Lecture hall

Skill of birds

2

3

Reporter 1, Reporter 2, Reporter 3, Bailiff

Courtroom

Courtroom intros

3

4

Leopold, Loeb

Loeb’s house

Do Ubermensch dance?

4 A

4-6

Crowe

Courtroom

Mocking mercy

4 B

4-6

Germaine, Leopold, Loeb, patrons

Café

Best pals

5

6

Leopold, Loeb, Students

University of Chicago campus

Supermen can commit robbery

6

7

Crowe, Leopold, Loeb, Assistant DA

Crowe’s office

Autopsy

7

7-9

Leopold, Loeb

Leopold’s house

Which boy will it be, leave it to fate

8

9-11

Dr. Bowman, Dr. Hulbert, Leopold, Loeb

Jail (separate rooms)

Dreams & word association

9 A

12-13

Crowe, Dr. White

Courtroom

Crime-sex contract

9 B

12

Leopold, Loeb, student

University library

Lust

10 A

13-14

Reporter 1, Reporter 2, Reporter 3

 

Bobby Franks body found

10 B

13-14

Loeb, Reporter 1, Reporter 2, Reporter 3

Franks’ house

Cocky little bastard is buried

11 A

14

Leopold, Loeb, Reporter 1, Reporter 2, Reporter 3

Leopold’s house

Superman makes a mistake

11 B

14-16

Crowe, Leopold, Loeb, Reporter 1, Reporter 2, Reporter 3

Crowe’s office

Interrogation, supermen confess

12 A

16

Reporter 1, Reporter 2, Reporter 3

 

Selection left to fate

12 B

16-17

Leopold, Loeb

Car/Kenwood

Wrong place at the wrong time

12 C

17

Crowe, Reporter 1, Reporter 2, Reporter 3

Crowe’s office, press conference

Eye for an eye…

13

18

Darrow, Leopold, Loeb

Loeb’s house

Because they could

14

19

Leopold, Loeb

Wolf Lake marshes

Taste of blood

15

19-21

Bailiff, Crowe, Darrow, Reporter 1, Reporter 2, Reporter 3 (Leopold, Loeb)

Courtroom

Guilty with extenuating circumstances

16

21-22

Leopold, Loeb, Reporter 1, Reporter 2, Reporter 3

Court house anteroom

On top of the world

17

22-23

Crowe, Darrow, Sgt. Gortland, Leopold, Reporter 1, Reporter 2, Reporter 3 (Loeb)

Courtroom

Fuzzy testimony

18

23-25

Crowe, Darrow

Courtroom

Justice or reputation

19

25

Leopold, Loeb

Jail (separate cells)

Home is where the heart is

20

25-26

Crowe, Germaine, Reporter 1, Reporter 2, Reporter 3 (Darrow, Leopold, Loeb)

Courtroom

Special girl

21

26-27

Leopold, Loeb, Reporter 1, Reporter 2, Reporter 3

Jail (separate cells)

Breathless and brilliance

22

28-29

Leopold, Loeb, Reporter 1, Reporter 2, Reporter 3

Jail yard

Staying together

23

29-30

Crowe, Darrow, Dr. White, Reporter 1, Reporter 2, Reporter 3 (Leopold, Loeb)

Courtroom

Arrested development

24

30-32

Darrow, Leopold, Loeb

Court house anteroom

Pointing the finger & seeing the truth

25 A

32-34

Crowe, Darrow

Courtroom

The quality of mercy is and is not strained

25 B

33-34

Leopold, Loeb

Court house anteroom

Not supermen, just boys

26

34-35

Leopold, Loeb, Reporter 1, party goers

University social club

First date