The investigation of fingerprints in the FBI for finding out criminals in Washington DC.
Washington DC USA Date:1936 Duration:3 min 7 sec Sound:Yes
The working and techniques of the agents of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in Washington DC. Criminal records are checked by the agents. Fingerprint records are placed on a table. Men look at files and identify the fingerprints. They match the fingerprints with the help of a machine to identify the criminals. Photographs of both male and female criminals on the files. Men work and investigate the fingerprints. The Nicknames File cabinet is shown, Cards showing criminal nicknames are seen. Nicknames include 'Kitty Horse' aka George Sodero, 'Log Eared Bill' aka William Tunis, 'Machine Gun Boots' aka Rodman J. Manley, 'Six Shooter Madge' aka Madge Hill, and 'Sweet Mama Cat' aka Mary Tulman. View inside the "Notorious Dead Criminals" file cabinet includes the names Mrs. Roy Thorton aka 'Bonnie Parker' , Vernon C. Miller, George Nelson aka 'Baby Face' , Kate Barker aka 'Ma Barker' , Fred Barker, Marvis Barrow, Clyde C. Barrow, Charles A. Floyd aka 'Pretty Boy' , Homer Van Meter, John Hamiliton, and John Dillinger. A photo of John Dillinger is pulled from his file and shown to the camera.
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