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[Kidnapping in San Francisco] (1950)
Captive for 64 Hours, Wealthy Realtor Saved. Realtor Leonard Moskowitz kidnapped; journalists are in on the story but keep it out of the press to lessen the danger to his...

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Newsreels; San Francisco: Crime and criminals; Crime and criminals;
Duration: 00:01:19
Popularity (downloads): 348
 
A ballroom tragedy (1905)
Opens on a set of a sitting room, apparently off a ballroom where dancers occasionally can be glimpsed through a curtained entrance stage right. Near the entrance, a young couple...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Crimes of passion--United States--Drama; Murder--United States--Drama; Women murderers--United States--Drama; Women--Crimes against--United States--Drama; Adultery--United States--Drama; Jealousy--United States--Drama; Stab wounds--United States--Drama; Ballrooms--United States--Drama; Ballroom dancing--United States--Drama; Silent films; Drama; Crime films and programs; Vaudeville; Shorts;
Duration: 00:00:50
Popularity (downloads): 1761
 
The society raffles (1905)
Opens on a set of a nicely-decorated living room, with a door stage left and a settee in front of an open window in the foreground. A middle-aged man with...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Jewel thieves--United States--Drama; Jewelry theft--United States--Drama; Stealing--Drama; Women--Crimes against--United States--Drama; Deception--Drama; Hoodlums--United States--Drama; Silent films; Drama; Crime films and programs; Vaudeville; Shorts;
Duration: 00:00:48
Popularity (downloads): 1362
 
Subject: Narcotics (1951)
Produced for police orientation and training, this film presents drug addiction not simply as a crime but as a deepseated social problem. With dramatized sequences of addicts in shooting galleries...

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Substance abuse: Drugs;California: Los Angeles;Crime and criminals;
Duration: 00:21:01
Popularity (downloads): 520
 
Distant Drummer: Flowers of Darkness (1972)
Traces the history of opium and how it has led to the present day usage of heroin. Examines the methods and procedures of organized crime in transporting the drug to...

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Substance abuse: Drugs;Crime and criminals;Cities: U.S.;
Duration: 00:22:12
Popularity (downloads): 1352
 
Making Films That Teach (1954)
Made to commemorate the 25th anniversary of Encyclopaedia Britannica Films, this film shows the steps in the process of producing educational films, including scripting, shooting, editing and capturing of sound.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Motion pictures: In education;
Duration: 00:18:01
Popularity (downloads): 142
 
Laura Comstock's bag-punching dog (1901)
Opens with the head and shoulders of a woman in full dress and hat and the front paws and head of a boxer visible behind a sign that reads "Miss...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Boxers (Dogs)--Training--United States; Bag punching--United States; Mannie (Dog)Dog sports--United States; Show dogs--United States; Silent films; Vaudeville; Animal films and programs; Shorts;
Duration: 00:01:31
Popularity (downloads): 895
 
Why Vandalism? (1955)
Life of a teenage outsider; what makes him that way and how his anger flares into violence.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Juvenile delinquency;Psychology;Crime and criminals;
Duration: 00:16:08
Popularity (downloads): 194
 
ADT: When Every Minute Counts (1958)
How ADT alarm systems secure property, with elaborate coverage of alarm and communications technology in the analog era.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Crime and criminals; Fires and firefighting; Police;
Duration: 00:20:51
Popularity (downloads): 355
 
Boys Beware (1961)
Anti-homosexual film targeted at teenage boys, urging them to avoid encounters with potential molesters.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Homosexualities; Crime and criminals (Molestation); Los Angeles;
Duration: 00:10:12
Popularity (downloads): 669
 

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