• Short Summary

    Documentary film about the 1930s, mainly about life in depression and gangster hit America.

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    Pathe have rights to clips in Time to Remember programmes but not to commentary or whole programme as screened.

    Reel 2.

    01:07:25 VS Colonel Charles Lindbergh and his wife into plane. Poor shots of the Lindbergh baby. VS of the house from with the child was kidnapped. Shots of the search.

    01:08:50 VS of journalists covering the case. NBC broadcaster gives radio broadcast from Hopewell, New Jersey, United States of America (USA). VS of incidents around the payment of ransom money.

    01:09:48 VS of prison and comments from representative of prison. VS of crooks who took advantage of the case. VS of jazz band playing in Harlem nightclub. The body is found!

    01:11:11 Lights on ritzy US street. CU gangster John Dillinger behind bars. Map showing course of the chase for him. CU Dillinger.

    01:11:55 GV New York. CU Newspaper headline 'America Abolishes Prohibition". MS President Franklin D Roosevelt behind desk. VS of Governor Smith of New York being presented with first case of Budweiser beer since prohibition by a Mr. Myer. MS of beer kegs being delivered by horse and cart. Various shots of beer being poured in bar. Various night shots of city.

    01:13:10 CU of evangelical preacher Billy Sunday making very passionate pro-prohibition speech.

    01:13:36 End of Part One titles.

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    01:07:25:00 / 01:13:42:00

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