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The legend of Charlie Birger

Author: Robert HendersonDavid KiddSteve BunyardGary DeNealWoodbox Gang (Musical group)All authors
Publisher: Carbondale, Ill. : WSIU-TV, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Historical documentary presents the life and times of Charlie Birger, a Southern Illinois 1920s-era gangster. Birger became a folk hero despite his villainous acts. Includes interviews with regional historians Gary DeNeal, John Y. Simon, Taylor Pensoneau and Gordon Pruett.
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Genre/Form: DVD-Video discs
Documentary films
Named Person: Charlie Birger
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Henderson; David Kidd; Steve Bunyard; Gary DeNeal; Woodbox Gang (Musical group); WSIU 8 (Television station : Carbondale, Ill.)
OCLC Number: 54487960
Notes: "Inspired by: A knight of another sort : Prohibition days and Charlie Birger, by Gary DeNeal."
Credits: Original soundtrack by The Woodbox Gang.
Performer(s): Steve Bunyard, narrator ; The Woodbox Gang, original soundtrack.
Description: 1 videodisc (120 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Other Titles: Charlie Birger
Responsibility: a production of WSIU/WUSI Carbondale Olney ; Robert Henderson, executive producer ; David Kidd, producer/director.

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Historical documentary presents the life and times of Charlie Birger, a Southern Illinois 1920s-era gangster. Birger became a folk hero despite his villainous acts. Includes interviews with regional historians Gary DeNeal, John Y. Simon, Taylor Pensoneau and Gordon Pruett.

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