• Short Summary

    Material about the hunt for French Swindler Alexandre Stavisky

  • Description

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

    Title reads: "Stavisky - La fiche anthropometrique de Stavisky"

    CU document in French. CU two mug shot type photographs of French swindler Alexandre Stavisky.

    Intertitle reads: "L'un des bons du Credit Municipal"

    CU credit bonds from the French bank - Credit Municipal. Pan across group of people.

    Intertitle reads: "Les perquisitions: Rue Volney a la SAPIENS."

    Pressmen with cameras outside building. CU Roadsign 'Rue Volney'. More people outside.

    Intertitle reads: "Place Saint-Georges"

    CU Sign which reads 'Compagnie Fonciere et d'Entreprises Generales De Travaux Publics'. Men and women stand around.

    Intertitle reads: "M. Dalimier, Ministre des Colonies, decomissionnaire, arrive au Ministere de l'Interieur."

    CU Sign 'Caisse De Credit Municipal'. People look through window. CU Name plates on door.

    N.B. French Swindler Stavisky created a scandal in France involving selling bonds on behalf of a municipal pawnshop in Bayonne. The scandal precipitated the fall of the Prime Minister.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1930 - 1939
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:40:20:00 / 01:42:10:00
    UN 55 D

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