Luther Rosser will represent
Mr Frank in the fight of his life! You might never be sure if your motives are pure, but your profits are clear! (sung, the following two parts overlap)
[REPORTERS & CRAIG]
Accordin’ to reports obtained ex-
Clusively by this reporter
Mr. Got nekkid pictures all
Pinned to his office wall! [PRETTY GIRL]
He sat down next to me
His hand went on my knee
I had to shake it free! Real big news! [LUCILLE]
Let me alone! [DORSEY]
Twice, according to this
And the second time it says here you were out with the road gang
And you just up and disappeared
[CONLEY]
Well, you know, my time was about up
[DORSEY]
Really? Mrs Frank, the Suspect’s wife
Has still not spoken to reporters! That poor sucker saved my life! What’s the word from Mrs Frank? My saviour has finally come! Extra! Big News! Leo Frank has been in-
Dicted on the charge of murder! Have him droolin’ out the corner of his mouth
He’s a master of disguise
Check those bug-out creepy eyes
Sure, that fella’s here to rape the whole damned South! “Call for justice! Beat the bastard! They’ll be bangin’ down my door
Yellin’ “More, Craig, more! Please! Trial set for a month from now! [REPORTERS]
Go on, go on, go on, go on now! Let me alone! I know it, yes, I seen it, yes! [ENSEMBLE]
I know it, yes, I seen it, yes! [REPORTERS]
Go on, go on, go on, go on now! So give him fangs, give him horns
Give him scaly, hairy palms! Mrs Frank, the Suspect’s wife
Has still not spoken to reporters! What’s the word from Mrs Frank? Prosecutor Dorsey will|
Try the case himself, he says! You were down and depressed
Now you’re ridin’ the crest of the scoop of the year! Look! (spoken)
[DORSEY]
Jim Conley
I got a piece of paper here says you spent a little time on the chain gang
[CONLEY]
That right? Mrs Frank! I know it, yes, I seen it, yes! [CONLEY]
Lucky? My intuition’s never been so strong! We need justice! I think you had a few more months to serve
You know what that makes you, don’t you? Take this superstitious city, add one little Jew from Brooklyn
Plus a college education and a mousy little wife
And big news! [CONLEY]
What was that you was askin’ me about Mr Frank? Look! Look! Go on, go on, go on, go on now! Mrs Frank! Kill the bum!”
Big news! My saviour has arrived! For us drunken ol’ bums, opportunity comes in a magical flood! [REPORTERS]
Go on, go on, go on, go on now! I saw his books, I swear
That man’s a millionaire! (Oo, oo, oo)
[A MAN]
He has a kid, you know
Knocked up some student so
He paid to make her go|I know it, yes, I seen it, yes! What’s the word from Mrs Frank? [CRAIG]
Big news! [MAN]
I say it isn’t fair! [A MAN, overlapping]
My brother says he knows
Wherever Leo goes
He carries Mary’s clothes! My career has been revived
All I needed was a snippy, pissy Yankee all along! What’s the word from Mrs Frank? [A WOMAN, overlapping]
He likes ’em young and small! Mrs Frank! I know it, yes, I seen it, yes! Real big news! Mrs Frank! Now, what should we do about that? [A PSYCHIATRIST]
I’ve watched him for a while
Behind that creepy smile
The classic pedophile! You just scribble it down and it covers the town like molasses or mud! [CRAIG]
Look! [DORSEY]
I was going to say an escaped convict. Dorsey promises surprise witnesses
And a quick finish! Leo Frank indicted! [ENSEMBLE]
Extra! According to reports obtained exclusively by this reporter
Prosecutor Dorsey has the villain in his sights
A highly ranking unnamed source in this investigation tells me
Leo Frank’s the only likely culprit in this case
Anyone with any information on the suspect, Leo Frank
Should contact this reporter care of the Atlanta Georgian
[MAN]
I saw this little kid
Said, “Look what Leo did!”
And then she run and hid
[CRAIG]
Go on, go on, go on, go on now! Prosecutor Dorsey states the
Trial will begin in the
Atlanta County Courthouse
Only one month from today!