||Frame enlargement: Silent Era image collection.
The Arrest of a Pickpocket
B&W : 40 feet
Directed by Birt Acres
Cast: [?] ? [a pickpocket], [?] ? [the policeman], [?] ? [a sailor].
Birt Acres production. / Produced by Birt Acres. Cinematography by Birt Acres. / Released May 1896. / [?] Kinematograph 35mm spherical format? / The last known print of the film was recovered in 2006 from an attic in England.
Synopsis: A pickpocket eludes a policeman but is stopped by a sailor.
Survival status: Print exists.
Current rights holder: (unknown)
Keywords: Arrests - Crime: Theft - Criminals: Pickpockets - Law: Enforcement: Policemen - Sailors
Listing updated: 19 August 2009.
References: Gifford-British n. 00013; Shirley-Australian p. 10.