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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
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
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
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
Don't Talk to Strangers
Dramatized film warning children of the dangers of strangers.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Police;Crime and criminals;Children: Safety;
Duration: 00:00:00
Popularity (downloads): 150
Boy in Court (1940)
Juvenile court labors to provide a humane alternative for rehabilitating at-risk youth offenders.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Juvenile delinquency;Crime and criminals;Great Depression (1930s);
Duration: 00:10:15
Popularity (downloads): 129
What About Juvenile Delinquency? (1955)
Jim leaves the gang after it attacks his father, and joins other teenagers at City Hall to argue against the imposition of a curfew. Drama filmed in Lawrence, Kansas.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Juvenile delinquency;Social guidance;Crime and criminals;
Duration: 00:10:41
Popularity (downloads): 657
Saint Paul Police Detectives and Their Work: A Color Chartoon (1941)
Visionary stop-motion animation film showing the activities of St. Paul Police detectives.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Police;Crime and criminals;Animation: Stop-motion;
Duration: 00:08:13
Popularity (downloads): 195

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