Pathe Crime

Reconstruction Of Janet Marshall Murder

Reconstruction Of Janet Marshall Murder (1956)

French Police take Robert Avril, killer of Janet Marshall, to the scene of his crime.

Burglers Beware AKA Burglars Beware

Burglers Beware AKA Burglars Beware

Home Secretary Sir John Gilmour opens a new laboratory at Hendon Police College. Greater London.

Captive In A Cave

Captive In A Cave (1957)

Kidnapped girl found in a cave in Brighton.

Rich Widow Mystery: Man Charged

Rich Widow Mystery: Man Charged (1949)

Acid Bath killer George Haigh is brought to Court in Horsham.

Haigh Murder

Haigh Murder (1949)

Missing widow - man charged for murder.

Acid Bath Murders

Acid Bath Murders (1949)

Police investigate basement - scene of the acid bath murders. London.

Hanging Story

Hanging Story (1948)

Scenes at the Old Bailey. Speech by Sir John Simon regarding capital punishment

London - Sidney Street Siege

London - Sidney Street Siege (1911)

Footage showing events around the siege of Sidney Street in 1911. Compelling stuff!

Sydney Street Siege AKA Sidney Street Siege

Sydney Street Siege AKA Sidney Street Siege (1911)

Coverage of the famous Siege of Sidney Street in London's East End.

East End Market & Some Shops

East End Market & Some Shops (1960)

Brilliant footage of East End showing market, streets, shops etc.

Pathe Pictorial Looks... East - West

Pathe Pictorial Looks... East - West (1947)

Whole issue examining contrast between the east end and west end of London - great footage.

May Wedding -

May Wedding - "The Orange" Public House Colour (1960)

People celebrating Princess Margaret's wedding in The Orange pub - colour.

Hope For These Women

Hope For These Women (1961)

A look at Christmas inside Holloway women's prison. Greater London.

Mercy Moves For Jailed Mother

Mercy Moves For Jailed Mother (1948)

Protest against sentence on mother jailed for altering daughter's birth certificate.

Mother-To-Be Released From Holloway Prison After Sentence For Motoring Offence

Mother-To-Be Released From Holloway Prison After Sentence For Motoring Offence (1967)

Press Photographers and crowds gather outside Holloway Prison and a car leaves

Who Hides The Killer?

Who Hides The Killer? (1960)

Police continue to investigate the murder of Stephanie Baird in Birmingham.

Birmingham Murder Hunt AKA Manhunt

Birmingham Murder Hunt AKA Manhunt (1960)

Police investigate the murder of Stephanie Baird in Edgbaston.

The Wonderful Old Bailey Scene From

The Wonderful Old Bailey Scene From "The Balance" - The Great Strand Theatre Drama (1922)

Scenes from the play "The Balance" - a courtroom drama.

The Fatal Fingerprint

The Fatal Fingerprint (1934)

When a new prisoner has his fingerprints taken, we see how they can be used to trace the past convictions of a criminal.

Scotland Yard Moves

Scotland Yard Moves (1967)

Scotland Yard packs up and moves to a new building on Broadway. London.

Police Cadets

Police Cadets (1966)

The training of police cadets is seen at several training centres and on the job.

Manchester Police

Manchester Police (1910)

Manchester police take a criminal to prison.

Criminal Detector AKA Cosh

Criminal Detector AKA Cosh (1956)

New device which marks criminals with indelible dye.

Alsatian Police Dogs

Alsatian Police Dogs (1925)

Alsatian police dogs keep tight hold of their quarry in annual trials at Crystal Palace.

Talent Contest At The 'the Rising Sun' Public House

Talent Contest At The 'the Rising Sun' Public House (1962)

Performers in a talent contest in a London pub. Alma Cogan is a judge.

"Look Out Bandits!" (1961)

Scotland Yard use Humber and Daimler cars to help in accidents and chase criminals.

Dryden Night

Dryden Night (1962)

A murderous attack on the poet Dryden is reconstructed outside the pub where it actually happened.

Tonight In Britain - Reel 2

Tonight In Britain - Reel 2 (1953)

Documentary about night life in Britain - clubs, cabarets, restaurants, comedy, plays etc. c. 1953

Incident In Charlotte St W1

Incident In Charlotte St W1

Shots of a Jeweller's shop in London. Scene of a robbery.

Demolition Workers - Kensington

Demolition Workers - Kensington (1971)

Terraced houses are broken down in London.

Is Your Phone Tapped

Is Your Phone Tapped (1957)

Debate on how far phone tapping can go.

Clubs Galore!

Clubs Galore! (1958)

Pathe enquires into the seedier side of London. Pornography, clubs and prostitutes.

I Am A Policeman

I Am A Policeman (1960)

Recruitment film for the Metropolitan Police - nice footage showing day to day work of the police.

Burglar Alarm Story

Burglar Alarm Story (1961)

Burglar alarms help police in London to catch the thieves.

A Policeman's Lot

A Policeman's Lot (1962)

A look at the Metropolitan Police Force's methods of crime prevention.

Big Robberies Alarm Authorities

Big Robberies Alarm Authorities (1958)

Pathe look into spate of robberies in London - should Britain reintroduce Corporal Punishment?

Should Hanging Go?

Should Hanging Go? (1948)

Viscount Simon and Sydney Silverman M.P. discuss death penalty.

Selected Originals - Ruth Ellis AKA Ruth Ellis Story

Selected Originals - Ruth Ellis AKA Ruth Ellis Story (1955)

Material relating to newsreel story "Ruth Ellis (aka Ruth Ellis Story)" - 55/57.

Ruth Ellis Special

Ruth Ellis Special (1955)

Murderer Ruth Ellis was sentenced to death on June 21st and hanged on July 13th.

Herdsman Rewarded

Herdsman Rewarded (1964)

A dairy farmer is rewarded for information about the great train robbery.

Moment Of Crime

Moment Of Crime (1950)

A film made for the Metropolitan police warning against careless actions leading to crime.

C.I.D.

C.I.D. (1945)

Short film showing how the crime is solved.

London Jazz Club

London Jazz Club (1950)

Excellent footage of teenager dancing to the music of Humphrey Lyttleton and his band.

Views Of Soho

Views Of Soho (1956)

Views of Soho, London.

Theatre

Theatre (1950)

Great stock shots of London's theatre land. Illuminated signs and people going into seats.

Ramblers Air Moorland Search

Ramblers Air Moorland Search (1965)

Police and ramblers search Saddleworth Moor for victims of the moors murderers.

Maximum Security

Maximum Security (1966)

Maximum security Parkhurst prison presented to the audience.

Escaped Prisoner In Hampshire

Escaped Prisoner In Hampshire (1946)

Police hunt for George Jackson, an ex-Commando and convict who has escaped from Prison.

Prisons

Prisons (1968)

A look inside maximum security prisons at Durham, Leicester and Parkhurst.

Smashing The Grab And Dash Raiders!

Smashing The Grab And Dash Raiders! (1935)

Item showing how police emergency telephone boxes help to catch muggers in Reading.

Selected Originals - Great Train Robbers

Selected Originals - Great Train Robbers (1966)

Material related to newsreel story "Great Train Robbers" - 66/10.

River Police

River Police (1949)

A re-enactment of a recent crime shows effectiveness of River Police on the Thames.

Great Train Robbers - Inside Story

Great Train Robbers - Inside Story (1966)

Footage of 'great train robbers' prison - Durham.

Is Murder Increasing?

Is Murder Increasing? (1958)

Pathe enquires into the Murder rate and the effect of hanging as a deterrent.