Channel 4

The bloody and disreputable origins of the most barbaric means of judicial execution – the electric chair.

Seattle Human Rights Film Festival 1999. New York Underground Film Festival 1999

50′ Tx June 1998 16mm

Press Quotes

“What made the film so riveting was that it plaited together a spicy tale of commercial warfare, insights into social attitudes of a century ago and some jaw-dropping revelations…”
The Times
“This horribly messy event is reconstructed without sensationalism in Nicholas O’Dwyer’s excellent film…”
The Guardian
“Dinner part conversation it ain’t, but Nicholas O’Dwyer’s film makes electrifying viewing…”
Daily Telegraph
“This was terrific television and another feather in the Secret History cap…”
Evening Standard