Episode 29: Bobby & Ila Fae Dent and The Sugarland Express


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Apr 30 2018 50 mins   195
On May 2, 1969, a desperate bid by Bobby and Ila Fae Dent to avoid arrest would lead to one of the longest police chases in history, spanning 6 hours and nearly 300 miles of Texas countryside. The events were adapted for the big screen by legendary filmmaker Steven Spielberg in his full-length film debut, 1974’s The Sugarland Express. This is Based on a True Crime. Based on a True Crime is a podcast where Chelsea’s love of true crime and David’s love of horror movies intersect. Each week we will be discussing murders and/or mysteries, along with the pop culture they have spawned. Promos for this week are for Mens Rea podcast and Dark Poutine podcast. Be sure to subscribe and tell them we sent you! Find us on our website and on Instagram @basedonatruecrime, Twitter @truecrimebased and Facebook @basedonatruecrime. If you'd like to see David's art and see what else we're up to in the art world, follow Lab Creature Art Studio on Instagram @labcreature. Our podcast theme and supporting music was composed and performed by Nico Vettese of We Talk of Dreams, who can be found on Twitter (@wetalkofdreams), their website and on Instagram (@wetalkofdreams)! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices