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‘Lizzie Borden’ Star Christina Ricci, EP Judith Verno Offer Insight About The Film

“Lizzie Borden took an axe, and gave her mother forty whacks. When she saw what she had done, she gave her father forty-one.” Although the skipping-rope rhyme may sound relatively playful when heard by children at play, its lyrics have a deep, dark origin that traces back to the 1800s. Lizzie Borden isn’t just some fictitious character of old folklore being brought to life …

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