• Short Summary

    The story of the Kidnapping of young Peggy McMath, and shots of Charles Lindbergh.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - no paperwork - dates unclear or unknown

    Title reads: "Kidnap Trials Arouse US". American voiceover.
    Introductory intertitle reads: "Editor's Note: Gaston B Means is on trial for the Lindbergh hoax. And with the Peggy McMath kidnapping case, the country again is face to face with the need for punishing all concerned in such inhuman crimes! What are we going to do about it?"

    United States of America.

    Colonel Charles Lindbergh climbs into the front cockpit of a light plane, his wife is in the rear cockpit. Shot of Ms Evelyn Mclean (sp?) - involved in fraud trial. CU of Gaston B Means, fraudster and kidnap hoaxer.

    CU Peggy McMath, 10 years old, a freed kidnap victim. LS policemen searching field. Police searching boat. Shot of the young girl being reunited with her parents. Shots of the two brothers brothers Cyril and Kenneth Buck charged with the kidnapping. MS of Peggy showing the car in which she was driven away. Shots of the building where she was held. Various shots of the McMath family. CU of young Peggy.

    (Spellings for search purposes - Lindburg, Lindberg, Lindburgh)

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:18:00:00 / 01:19:30:00
    UN 132 D

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