Strange footage of armed men guarding confiscated slot machines in anti racketeering blitz.
POLICE CONFISCATE SLOT MACHINES
Chicago, Illinois, United States of America (USA).
GV. Sub-super scenes, Chicago men unloading slot machines from large lorry. SV. Men lifting off slot machine from lorry, watched by armed guard. CU. Armed guard. SV. Man carries off another slot machine. CU. Armed guard.
CU. Man lifting off slot machine (one armed bandit) from lorry and taking it away. GV. the men put the slot machines down on the pavement. LV. Pan, lots of slot machines on the pavement guarded by armed guard, among them stands Sheriff Lohmon (?).
CU. Pan of the slot machines. GV. As couple walk along and try to have a go at the slot machines, but they are told to move on. They laugh as they approach the camera.
Note: interesting little film - gaming laws, gambling, racketeers etc.