Saturday, April 26, 2014

True Crime Roundup

Here are links to a few random items concerning early 20th century crime and law enforcement:

~ "The New York Police Court" (1902)
~ "The Third Degree" (1909)
~ "Doubtful Light on Jack the Ripper" (1911)
~ "The Case of the 'Mona Lisa' (La Gioconda)" (1911)
~ "Is Bertillon a Back Number?" (1915) "Is Bertillon a Back Number?"
~ "Thief-Catching by Card-Index" (1916)
~ "A College-Bred Police Force" (1916)
~ "W. J. Burns" (1916)
~ " 'Dope-Cops' at Work" (1916)
~ "Of Literary Forgers" (1917)
~ "Finger-prints in the Orient" (1917)
~ "The Superstition of Dope" (1917) (Willard Huntington Wright, a.k.a. S.S. Van Dine)
~ "A New Kind of Prison" (1917)
~ "A Graphic Spy Code" (1918)
~ "Wireless in Police Work" (1918)
~ "Finger Print Testimony in Court" (1919)
~ "The Phonograph As a Wireless Detective" (1919)
~ "The New London Police" (1920)
~ "The Cult of Violence" (1920)
~ "Bursting of the Ponzi Bubble" (1920)
~ "Self-Closing Doors to Trap Thieves" (1920)
~ "Wall Street's Bomb Mystery" (1920)
~ "American Films Corrupting Britain" (1920)
~ "Literary Fascination of Crime" (1921)
~ "A Pocket Machine Gun" (1921)
~ "A New Terror for Picture Fakers" (1921)
~ "Meeting the Crime Wave: A Comparison in Detective Methods" (1921)
~ "The Real Dick Turpin" (1921)
~ "Guarding the Cash" (1921)
~ "Moving Pictures, Books, and Child Crime" (1921)
~ "Crime and the Movies" (1921)
~ "Call the Yard, Watson!" (1929)

Category: Detective fiction (true crime)

2 comments:

  1. Thanks, Curt. As you well know from running your blog, they took some time to track down!

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