Various material relating to the kidnapping of the Lindbergh baby.
Unused / unissued material - no paperwork - dates unclear or unknown.
United States of America (USA). American voiceover.
Exterior shot of the house where Lindbergh kidnapper Bruno Hauptmann lived in the East Bronx area of New York. CU Hauptmann. Ext. Garage where ransom money was found. CU shots of ransom money being sorted out. Shots of the stolen Dodge Sedan car used by the kidnappers. Dr John F Condon. Shots of the wall in St. Raymond's cemetery over which the ransom was thrown. Shot of Hauptmann's home. Shots of Hauptmann - described as a German alien. Grainy shots of baby Charles Augustus Lindbergh. Shots of Lindy and wife. Aerial views of Lindbergh home in Hopewell, New Jersey. Exterior view showing ladder used in kidnapping. More shots of the Lindy baby. Scenes of the search and the site where the baby's body was found. Shots of Hauptmann. Three shot - J. Edgar Hoover, New York Police Commissioner O'Ryan and Colonel Schwarzkopf of New Jersey police. O'Ryan speaks - He talks about Bernard Richard Hauptmann and his part in the kidnapping and his illegal arrival in the country. More shots of the baby. Voiceover ends by saying that "America demands death for all kidnappers and murderers."
Title reads: "Hauptmann's Wife Tells Her Story." (T/C obscures company name).
Wife of Bruno Hauptmann is questioned by the newsreel about her knowledge of her husband's part in the kidnapping. CU various pieces of handwriting used in evidence. CU Albert D Osborne - Handwriting expert. Dr J F Condon. Hauptmann being led to jail. Governor Moore of New Jersey speaks about the case. More shots of Hauptmann.
Top shot people in courtroom as oath is taken.
(Spellings for search purposes - Lindburg, Lindberg, Lindburgh)
N.B. The Lindbergh kidnapping took place in 1932, Hauptmann was arrested in 1934 and the trial continued on into 1935.