A Seduction in Travis County (TV 1991) Lesley Ann Warren, Peter Coyote, Jean Smart
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"A Seduction In Travis County" is a movie based on the true story of flower-delivery murderess Mary Lee Orsini. The true-crime docudrama debuted as a Sunday night movie on CBS in 1991. It is based on the book "Murder in Little Rock" by Jan Meins. Starring Lesley Ann Warren, Jean Smart and Peter Coyote.
"A Seduction In Travis County" synopsis/plot
In this seductive fatal attraction case, handsome defense attorney Frank Maguire is successful in getting a "not guilty" verdict for accused husband killer Melanie Evans but finds that his own life may be in danger, after the defendant falls in love with him, murders his wife and entangles him in his wife's murder.
Based on actual events, "A Seduction In Travis County" tells the true story of Mary Lee Orsini, a woman who had her defense attorney's wife killed by a fake flower delivery man in Arkansas in 1982. Police say, Mary Orsini became obsessed with Little Rock defense attorney William 'Bill' McArthur and wanted his wife Alice McArthur out of the way.
Mary Lee Orsini was convicted or murder, along with Eugene Hall and Larry Darnell McClendon, according to Arkansas Business.
The movie is also known as "Blind Justice" and "Body Of Evidence."
Director: George Kaczender
Writers: Jan Meins (nonfiction book "Murder in Little Rock"), Christopher Canaan
Stars: Lesley Ann Warren, Peter Coyote, Jean Smart