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.
01:00:12 Various shots of American criminal explaining about his escapades.
01:00:43 Opening Titles - "Time to Remember - a programme to take you back, however young you may be - recalled by John Ireland".
01:01:05 VS US policemen firing guns as they chase gangsters. Burnt out car.
01:01:23 Title: "THE TOUGH GUYS".
01:01:32 VS of winds blowing across the dustbowl of the American mid-West. VS of strikes and 'Depression' incidents. Police fire on strikers. VS Bonus Army of war veterans in Washington DC, United States of America (USA). A man hunts through a dustbin.
01:02:24 President Herbert Hoover and his wife with officials.
01:02:38 VS New York, crowds in streets. VS of customs officials enforcing prohibition - smashing barrels of alcohol etc. VS of gangsters captured by police. MS captured guns. VS of guns being fired. MS of examination of dead gangster. VS stills of gangsters. Shots of various gangsters.
01:04:59 VS President Hoover in open car on parade. Murky shot of Al Capone watching horse races. VS of Capone leaving court. VS of gangsters going to jail. Recreation shots of kidnapping. VS of rescue of kidnapped girl. MS of kidnappers.
End of Reel 1.