• Short Summary

    Bootleggers make and pack bottle of alcohol

  • Description

    USA:
    INT

    Video Roll Title: Behind the scenes with the bootleggers: 183ft
    SCENES: Behind the scenes with the bootleggers

    MLV INTERIOR four men with masks over their eyes, working at bench, one of them brings up sacks, other two unpack bottles from them, fourth fills in small bottles.

    (47ft)


    TITLE: INTERNATIONAL NEWSREEL. That "real" stuff is "out" six to one with grain (or maybe wood) alcohol, water and coloring matter and "passed" after hydrometer tests on its "strength"

    (49ft)


    MV man emptying bottle of "real" liquor into jug, then 'butting' it with various liquids, pouring resulting mixture into tall glass container and testing it with hydrometer

    (106ft)


    TITLE: Nice new labels and "government stamps" are affixed

    (107ft)


    MLV two masked men, one of them working stamp producing machine (?), the other taking bottles from box, and labelling and stamping them, moisturizing labels in bowl.

    (121ft)


    MV ditto

    (130ft)


    TITLE: They look so genuine - and every-one's fake!

    (131ft)


    MV the two men examining selection of all sorts of bottles, holding them up to take a closer look

    (142ft)


    CU PAN bottles: Gordon Dry Gin, Haig, Mellwood Whisky, Calissano Vermouth, and lots of various others

    (169ft)


    TITLE: And there's sad ending to this story - because right in the heels of the cameramen came the government sleuths!

    (170ft)


    MLV group of government men watching one of the bandits angrily emptying bottle into barrels, while other man unwraps bottles.

    (186ft)

    liquor, booze, spirits, alcohol, bootleg, prohibition
    Background: Bootleggers make and pack bottle of alcohol

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA99MMNOGPLWLW6FMRMRKXPXLYA
    Media URN:
    VLVA99MMNOGPLWLW6FMRMRKXPXLYA
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont Graphic Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/03/1926
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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