Item Details

Club Continental, St. Valentine's Day Massacre, Society Circus Program [electronic resource]

Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
Was a particular sawed-off shotgun fired in one of the nation's most infamous crimes? Why were some of New York's wealthiest planning a circus at the height of the Great Depression? And what secrets can a business card reveal about glamor and vice in 1930s Los Angeles? History Detectives investigates.
Release Date
2011
Run Time
60 min.
Language
English
Rating
6-12
Notes
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on December 08, 2013.
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Related Title
History detectives (Television program)
Series
History Detectives (Season 9)
History Detectives
Series Statement
History Detectives ; Season 9
Contents
  • The Case: Club Continental (2:15)
  • OMaha 34876 (3:10)
  • Who was Nola Hahn? (3:34)
  • 1938: Reformers Move In (3:00)
  • President Truman Pardoned Nicolls (5:35)
  • Harlem's Cotton Club (1:30)
  • The Case: St. Valentine's Day Massacre (2:56)
  • St. Valentine's Day Massacre (3:59)
  • Investigation of the massacre (1:15)
  • Repeating Shotgun (3:42)
  • Ballistic forensic work (4:35)
  • Tommy Gun (1:29)
  • Society Circus (2:18)
  • Who was Cobina Wright? (2:42)
  • New York's High Society in the 1930s (2:19)
  • FDR and the Boy Scouts (2:24)
  • Why So Many Celebrities? (4:20)
  • Get Involved with the History Detectives (1:59)
  • Sponsors & Credits: Club Continental, St. Valentine's Day Massacre, Society Circus Program: History Detectives (Season 9) (1:17)
Published
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2013], c2011.
Publisher no.
  • 56065s Films Media Group
  • 56076 Films Media Group
Access Restriction
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Description
1 streaming video file (60 min.) : sd., col.
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
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