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    New York police parade, June 1st, 1899
    N.Y. 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. ...
    • Contributor: Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1899
  • Film, Video
    Robetta and Doretto, [no. 2]
    Chinese laundry
    From Maguire & Baucus catalogue: The pursuit of Hop Lee by an irate policeman.
    • Contributor: Dickson, W. K.-L. (William Kennedy-Laurie) - Doretto, Phil - Robetta - Heise, William - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Hendricks (Gordon) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1894
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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 ...
    • Contributor: Blackton, James Stuart - Smith, Albert E. - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Smith, Albert E. (Albert Edward) - Vitagraph Company of America
    • Date: 1900
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    Tenderloin at night
    Tenderloin after two in the morning
    77521 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 27Nov1899; 77521. Duration: 2:02 at 16 fps. Filmed ca. June to September 1899, probably in West Orange, New Jersey. Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Musser, C. Edison motion pictures 1890-1900, 1997, p. 533; Niver, K.R. Early motion pictures, 1985. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
    • Contributor: White, James H. (James Henry) - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1899
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    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 ...
    • Contributor: Porter, Edwin S. - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1905
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    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 ...
    • Contributor: Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1897
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    A gesture fight in Hester Street
    Gesture fight
    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 ...
    • Contributor: Marvin, Arthur W. - American Mutoscope and Biograph Company - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1903
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    [Hendricks Collection. Police entering patrol wagon--unidentified works].
    Police patrol wagon
    Police are seen mounting a horse-drawn police wagon.
    • Contributor: Hendricks (Gordon) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1897
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    Buffalo police on parade "A street scene showing parade of the entire Buffalo Police Department, 16 men abreast, with military band"--Edison films catalog.
    • Contributor: White, James H. (James Henry) - Heise, William - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1897
  • Film, Video
    Never again! The story of a speeder cop
    Never again | Story of a speeder cop
    An animated cartoon about an ineffectual policeman (Officer Heeler) who quits the force after a losing battle against speeders.
    • Contributor: Barré, Raoul - Powers, Tom E. - International Film Service - Ernst (Louise) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1916
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    Drill by Providence police
    Drill by the 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.
    • Contributor: Armitage, F. S. - American Mutoscope and Biograph Company - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1903
  • Film, Video
    Happy Hooligan
    Happy Hooligan interferes
    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 ...
    • Contributor: Bitzer, G. W. - American Mutoscope and Biograph Company - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1903
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    Poursuite sur les toits
    Rooftop chase | Poursuite de cambrioleurs sur les toits | Collection of Lumière films from the Cinémathèque française
    A comedy in which two burglars flee from policemen across the rooftops.
    • Contributor: Hatot, Georges - Société Anonyme Des Plaques Et Papiers Photographiques - Cinémathèque Française Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1898
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    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 ...
    • Contributor: Abadie, Alfred C. (Alfred Camille) - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1903
  • Film, Video
    Streets of broken lamps. Visual deception /
    Visual deception Catalog Record Only
    Season no. 9, episode no. 8. In Russian. Originally broadcast under title Ulitsy razbitykh fonarey. MAVIS 1815874; Streets of broken lamps. Visual deception. Sources used: video container; Copyright catalog online; Internet movie database WWW site, viewed Apr. 6, 2010.
    • Date: 2008
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    Fastlane. Catalog Record Only Two mismatched cops, the angry and bitter Van Ray, and the brash Deaqon Hayes, are forced to team up by a shady vixen police lieutenant, Billie Chambers, into going undercover in the seedy side of Los Angeles using a variety of police confiscated flashy cars, clothes, weapons and other items, kept in a large secret warehouse called the Candy Store, in order to nail ...
    • Date: 2008
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    Hear no evil / Catalog Record Only A romantic thriller in which silence turns into chaos and fear as a killer works relentlessly to reclaim a stolen coin that a hearing-impaired athletic trainer doesn't know is in her possession.
    • Date: 2004
  • Film, Video
    Streets of broken lamps. The test shot /
    Test shot Catalog Record Only
    Season no. 9, episode no. 11. In Russian. Originally broadcast under title Ulitsy razbitykh fonarey. MAVIS 1815880; Streets of broken lamps. The test shot. Sources used: video container; Copyright catalog online; Internet movie database WWW site, viewed Apr. 6, 2010.
    • Date: 2008
  • Film, Video
    Car 54, where are you?
    Car fifty-four, where are you? Catalog Record Only
    The series follows the misadventures of NYPD officers Gunther Toody and Francis Muldoon in the fictional 53rd precinct in the Bronx, assigned to Patrol Car 54. Toody was short, stocky, nosy, not very bright, and lived with his loud, domineering wife Lucille. Muldoon, a shy bachelor who lived with his mother, was very tall, quiet, and more intelligent.
    • Date: 2011
  • Film, Video
    Streets of broken lamps. The innocent /
    Innocent Catalog Record Only
    Season no. 9, episode no. 5. In Russian. Originally broadcast under title Ulitsy razbitykh fonarey. MAVIS 1815869; Streets of broken lamps. The innocent. Sources used: video container; Copyright catalog online; Internet movie database, viewed Mar. 31, 2010.
    • Date: 2008
  • Film, Video
    Car 54, where are you? /
    Car Fifty-Four, where are you? Catalog Record Only
    PAu1-682-695 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: Orion Pictures Corporation. Prev.: screenplay prev. reg. 1990, PAu1-390-320. NM: all other cinematographic material. DCR 1991; REG 6Nov92; PAu1-682-695. Story by Erik Tarloff ; music by Pray for Rain and Bernie Worrell ; editors, Alan Balsam, Earl Watson ; director of photography, Rodney Charters. David Johansen, John C. McGinley, Fran Drescher, Nipsey Russell. Film has not been distributed, but ...
    • Date: 1991
  • Film, Video
    Shootout at Lokhandwala / Catalog Record Only Based on the shootout in Lokhhandwala, Bombay in 1992, when commissioner of police, Aftaab Ahmed Khan, shot Dawood Ibrahim's aides including Maya Dolas and Dilip Bua. This caused massive controversy after it was rumored that Dawood asked for the shootings to take revenge on his aides who has fallen out with him.
    • Date: 2007
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    Keep your eyes on Guatemala Tengan puestos los ojos sobre Guatemala /
    Tengan puestos los ojos sobre Guatemala Catalog Record Only
    Tells the story of the Guatemalan National Police archives and its intertwinement with the complexities of past human rights abuses. It showcases the dramatic effects the archives have had on specific individuals, and present-day efforts to preserve collective memories and bring justice and reconciliation to the country. The film features interviews with victims, relatives, human rights activists, lawyers, archivists, and forensic anthropologists whose combined ...
    • Contributor: Martínez, Gabriela - Guatemala. Policía Nacional. Archivo Histórico - Network Startup Resource Center - University of Oregon. Libraries - Wired Humanities Projects
    • Date: 2013
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    [Hill billy elk day] / Catalog Record Only Footage which may be excerpts from a feature; the scenes seem to appear randomly. Scene 1: A policeman walks down a residential sidewalk; two men follow, one of the men gets down on his knees to the other; a woman briefly appears from one of the houses. Scene 2: The two men are seen in a commercial area in front of a store that ...
    • Date: 1900
  • Film, Video
    L'amour aux trousses / Catalog Record Only Franck and Paul, working as team buddies in their Paris police unit, are sent on a mission in Toulon to solve a drug traffic mystery. Things get out of hand when Paul learns that Franck is having an affair with Valeria, his wife, who also happens to work in the police forces.
    • Date: 2005