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Gangsters
  Machine Gun Kelly
  Ma Barker and her sons
  John Dillinger
  Alvin Karpis

FBI Files
  Baby Face Nelson
  Barker-Karpis gang
  John Dillinger

Prisons
   Alcatraz
   Leavenworth

The USA in 1932
   Herbert Hoover
   Franklin Roosevelt

Films about the era

Books about the era
  John Dillinger Slept Here
  Saint Mudd

The Lex-Ham Community Theater has scheduled two additional performances of its fall 2000 show, Bullets and Beauties, an audience-participation murder mystery by Urban Landreman dealing with the gangster era in St. Paul in 1932.

cast photo   See some photos from the show.
See a videoclip from the show.  Requires a QuickTime player.

The additional shows are at 7:00 p.m., January 3 and 5, 2001 at the Lexington Restaurant (click here for a map).  The show at 7:00 p.m on November 11 and at 1:00 p.m. November 12 are sold out
 Ticket prices are $35 for adults and $32 for children, students, and seniors 65 and older.
Call 651-645-3207 for reservations.

The show is set at the Boulevards of Paris nightclub - an actual club which operated from 1929 to 1934 at the southwest corner of Lexington Parkway and University Avenue (see map) in St. Paul.  
Cristopher Tibbetts is the director.

Read the program from the show.

Exterior of Boulevards of Paris

A view of the original Boulevards of Paris at the southwest corner of Lexington and University.

Boulevards of Paris dining area

The Boulevards of Paris featured fine European dining and had a decor to match Parisian restaurants.

Boulevards of Paris dance floor

The Boulevards of Paris had a famous dance floor and was the host of many famous musicians.

The photos of the Boulevards of Paris are through the generosity of Marie McMahon, the granddaughter of John Lane, one of the original owners of the Boulevards of Paris.

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Last updated: 9/12/2000