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  • Congress of nations /

    From Edison films catalog: A new and sensational film, which deals in a highly up-to-date manner with the international situation. A magician steps upon the stage carrying a hoop covered with white paper. Then in quick succession the flags of Germany, Russia, Ireland, England and China are brought forth and from each a soldier is produced corresponding with the flag of each nation. The ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1900
  • The little train robbery /

    From Edison films catalog: The opening scene shows the interior of the robbers' den. The walls are decorated with the portraits of notorious criminals and pictures illustrating the exploits of famous bandits. Some of the gang are lounging about, while others are reading novels and illustrated papers. Although of youthful appearance, each is dressed like a typical Western desperado. The "Bandit Queen," leading a ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1905
  • Buffalo police on parade /

    "A street scene showing parade of the entire Buffalo Police Department, 16 men abreast, with military band"--Edison films catalog.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1897
  • Arrest in Chinatown, San Francisco, Cal. /

    This film shows the arrest and conveyance of a Chinese man in Chinatown, watched by a crowd of onlookers. The precise date of this film and the arrest charge are uncertain. It is possible that the arrest was connected with the smuggling of illegal immigrants from China. By mutual agreement between China and the United States, a small quota of merchants and students was ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1897
  • Catalog Record

    Happy Hooligan / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Opens on a stage set of a house exterior, complete with a door, window, and ivy on the walls. In front of the house, an organ-grinder plays as Happy Hooligan listens and claps along merrily. The Hooligan character is dressed as a tramp in a ragged and torn suit, and sports a bald pate with an incredibly tiny hat perched atop it. A middle-aged ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • Drill by Providence police /

    "In the center of a town square, a company of uniformed policemen equipped with nightsticks is standing at attention. The policemen execute several close-order drill maneuvers similar to those of any army infantry company. They end as they began, company front"--Early motion pictures.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • Robetta and Doretto, [no. 2] /

    From Maguire & Baucus catalogue: The pursuit of Hop Lee by an irate policeman.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1894
  • Tenderloin at night /

    A man walks into a bar in the Tenderloin, where he is greeted enthusiastically by the patrons. The bartender brings a round of drinks for everyone. While one of the women distracts the newcomer, one of the men spikes his drink and he soon passes out. While he is unconscious, one of the women takes his watch. Another takes his wallet and slips it ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1899
  • Move on /

    Filmed in New York's Lower East Side, the scene is a street where several pushcart vendors have gathered to sell their goods. In the foreground are fruit and vegetable carts. An elevated railroad track crosses over the street in the background. As the film progresses, two policemen can be seen heading up the street toward the camera and ordering all of the vendors to ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • Catalog Record

    A gesture fight in Hester Street / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Opens on a street scene with a sidewalk and backdrop of storefronts, including a liquor store and pharmacy, apparently meant to represent Hester Street in New York City. A bearded, dark-haired street peddler in a long dark coat and hat hawks suspenders and perhaps neckties. A young woman in a long skirt and long-sleeved white blouse with a flowered hat walks quickly past, and ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • Poursuite sur les toits /

    A comedy in which two burglars flee from policemen across the rooftops.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1898
  • New York police parade, June 1st, 1899 /

    The film shows members of "New York's Finest" parading at a crowded Union Square. There are members of the Bicycle Squad [Frame: 0396], mounted horses [0612], and two regimental marching bands [2518, 3456]. At the time of filming, the New York City Police Department was still recovering from the corruption scandals of the early 1890's that had severely tarnished the reputation of the department. ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1899
  • Never again! The story of a speeder cop /

    An animated cartoon about an ineffectual policeman (Officer Heeler) who quits the force after a losing battle against speeders.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1916
  • [Hendricks Collection. Police entering patrol wagon--unidentified works].

    Police are seen mounting a horse-drawn police wagon.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1897
  • Catalog Record

    Akkareyakkareyakkare / Catalog Record Only

    After a priceless gold crown is stolen from India, detectives Ramdas and Vijayan are sent to the United States to retrieve it. In the U.S., the two remain as helpless and clueless as they were in the two previous films and realize that this is their toughest case yet. The film is the last part of a trilogy involving the two detectives. As a ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1999
  • Catalog Record

    Return of Spanish-American troops, 1898 / Catalog Record Only

    Views of a parade on a broad street in undetermined location; the following groups appear: a single line of mounted policemen; a marching band, whose members may be sailors or marines; marching sailors or marines carrying rifles; soldiers marching in formation; following the soldiers, a dignitary riding in a closed carriage; lines of marching policemen. Soldiers and sailors may be returning from the Spanish-American ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1898
  • Catalog Record

    District 13 / Catalog Record Only

    Set in the ghettos of Paris in 2010, an undercover cop and ex-thug try to infiltrate a gang in order to defuse a neutron bomb.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006
  • Catalog Record

    Contract / Catalog Record Only

    Story revolves around an ex-commando man, Aman, whose wife and daughter are killed in a terrorist attack. A top undercover cop approaches Aman to collaborate with him to hunt the mastermind of these terrorist attacks, Sultan, who is planning another big attack on the city of Mumbai. With meticulous planning, Aman infiltrates the underworld gangs to reach Sultan, the chief mentor.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008
  • Catalog Record

    Kammīṣaṇar / Catalog Record Only

    A city police commissioner confronts the mafia and their political bosses.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009
  • Catalog Record

    Dallas SWAT. Catalog Record Only

    Sources used: copyright description; Internet movie database WWW site, viewed June 12, 2013.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006
  • Catalog Record

    Streets of broken lamps. Fish day / Catalog Record Only

    Season no. 9, episode no. 7. In Russian. Originally broadcast under title Ulitsy razbitykh fonarey. MAVIS 1815873; Streets of broken lamps. Fish day. Sources used: video container; Copyright catalog online; Internet movie database, viewed Apr. 6, 2010.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008
  • Catalog Record

    Hot fuzz / Catalog Record Only

    Nicholas Angel is the finest cop London has to offer, with an arrest record higher than any other officer on the force. As a result, Angel's superiors send him to a place where his talents won't be quite so obvious, the sleepy and seemingly crime-free village of Sandford.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007
  • Catalog Record

    Secrets of Scotland Yard / Catalog Record Only

    No police institution in the world captures the public imagination in quite the same way as Scotland Yard. Today, the name is synonymous with London's Metropolitan Police, one of the oldest detective forces in the world. From the world's most famous serial killer to the biggest jewelry heist in history, we reopen classified files to reveal how a century and more of crime detection ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2013
  • Catalog Record

    ha-Shoṭer = Policeman / Catalog Record Only

    A police officer in an anti-terrorism unit lives his life between his friends and enemies. The birth of his daughter and an encounter with Israel's class war undermines his organized values system.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011
  • Catalog Record

    Pōst̲māne kāṇānilla / Catalog Record Only

    A police officer disguises himself as a postman and arrives in a town in Kerala to arrest a gang of criminals.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1999