• Short Summary

    Footage of the pickpocket Giovanni demonstrates skills to Policemen, United States of America.

  • Description

    United States of America.

    Titles read: "And now meet GIOVANNI - the world's most famous pickpocket - for fun."

    The pickpocket is with several member of American police (New York ?). He first of all demonstrates how to steal a tie clip with the aid of a newspaper of the Police Chief. He then takes braces off policeman. Other items he steals include wrist watch. The Police Chief remarks "The only thing that I'm sorry for is that were not able to take you in and have your fingerprints and photographs taken." Giovanni hands him back his police badge.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1604.30
    Media URN:
    51482
    Group:
    Pathe sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    09/03/1933
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:54:09:00 / 01:55:24:00
    Canister:
    PSP 779

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