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  • Short Summary

    Gangsters arrested by plain clothes detectives in America.

  • Description

    Public Enemy number 1 in United States of America (USA).

    Various shots of handcuffed men being led into Police Van. They look like hoodlums or gangsters that have been arrested, some sneer at police officers, others hide their faces from the camera.

    Various shots of group of men posing with items seized by police. Men look like plain clothes detectives or federal agents. C/U of man holding up documents and some string - pieces of evidence? He holds up some mugshots and finger prints of wanted criminals and makes a speech to camera.

    Note: sound track is missing.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    945.34
    Media URN:
    16133
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    20/12/1937
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:05:00 / 01:31:06:00
    Canister:
    37/101

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "He holds up some mugshots" - in the pcture at 00:39, the top mugshot is of Louis "Lepke" Buchalter.

    the mugshot at 00:47 is of his partner, Jacob "Gurrah" Shapiro.

    More information on the two men can be found here...

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Louis_Bu
    chalter

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jacob_Sh
    apiro



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