Documentary film about the 1930s, mainly about life in depression and gangster hit America.
Pathe have rights to clips in Time to Remember programmes but not to commentary or whole programme as screened.
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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- British Pathé
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- 1930 - 1939
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- HD at Filmfinity
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