Madness in the White City examines the construction and success of the 1893 Chicago World's Fair which featured electricity, a Ferris Wheel, and the remarkable "White City". It also examines the life and murders of serial killer H.H. Holmes who used the World Fair to acquire victims who he murdered in his hotel. Written by
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In segment about young women migrating to Chicago to work, a photo of women working in a transcription pool (sitting at typewriters wearing headphones) is shown. Magnetic tape recording originated in 1930, well after the subject of the movie, an event in 1893. See more