Riots outside Pentonville Prison as Ronald Marwood is hanged for murder of policeman.
Scenes at the Old Bailey. Speech by Sir John Simon regarding capital punishment
Viscount Simon and Sydney Silverman M.P. discuss death penalty.
Pathe enquires into the Murder rate and the effect of hanging as a deterrent.
Murderer Ruth Ellis was sentenced to death on June 21st and hanged on July 13th.
Material relating to newsreel story "Ruth Ellis (aka Ruth Ellis Story)" - 55/57.
Police officers are presented with medals for bravery.