Lindbergh's child kidnapped and murdered, accused kidnapper Hauptmann gets death sentence in Flemington, New Jersey
Flemington New Jersey USA Date:1935, February 2 Duration:4 min 55 sec Sound:Yes
Bruno R Hauptmann gets electric chair sentence for kidnap and murder of Lindbergh's child, Charles Augustus Lindbergh, Jr., in Flemington, New Jersey. Aerial and ground views of Lindbergh's residence and scenes of Anne Morrow Lindberh with Charles Jr. in a baby pram taking a stroll in garden before the kidnapping. Wooden ladder near the window and empty nursery. Scenes of the ransom note and the manhunt. Citizens view "Wanted" signs on street corners. Views of the ransom money. Officials arrest Hauptmann and show hideout shed and ransom money found. Crowds gathered outside courthouse. Lindbergh's enter. Kidnapper, lawyers, judges and other people in courthouse. Justice Thomas Trenchard seated in tribunal hears the lawyers statements. Jury foreman reads aloud the decision in the Hunterdon County Courthouse. Hauptmann led out of courthouse by many guards, and through large crowd gathered outside courthouse at night. Aerial and inside views of prison, cell, and empty electric chair.
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