John Dillinger Documentary - Part 1 of 3

Part 1 of 3, this documentary includes some great footage as it explores the life and criminal ways of America's original "Public Enemy #1". Part 1 of the documentary chronicles Dillinger's childhood and his evolution into a life of crime. Related Article: Public Enemies: History vs. Hollywood

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 Dillinger Trailer (1945)

Watch this trailer for the 1945 movie about the 1930s gangster who robbed banks and took the lives of the G-Men sent to stop him. This John Dillinger movie stars Lawrence Tierney as Public Enemy #1.

 John Dillinger Documentary - Part 3 of 3

Part 3 of 3, this installment of the documentary chronicles the shootout at the Little Bohemia Lodge in Wisconsin. After the shootout, Dillinger undergoes plastic surgery to disguise his appearance before committing his final bank robbery. Chief of the FBI J. Edgar Hoover then puts a price of $10,000 on Dillinger's head.

 John Dillinger Documentary - Part 2 of 3

Part 2 of 3 parts, this segment of the John Dillinger documentary focuses in part on the controversy that arose when the county prosecutor and Sheriff Lillian Holley posed for photos with Dillinger, in which the prosecutor's arm can be seen resting affectionately on Dillinger's shoulder.

 Eyewitness Describes Dillinger's Death

A man who had been working the night shift at a garage across the street from the theater describes seeing Dillinger lying bleeding and dead. The man in the interview had stepped outside for some fresh air during a food break when he witnessed the shooting. He holds nothing back in describing the graphic scene.

 John Dillinger Shot Dead by Federal Agents - News Reel

In the wake of John Dillinger's death, this celebratory news reel describes how Dillinger tried to disguise himself on the night of his demise, but couldn't outsmart the G-Men. His gun, hat, glasses and fake moustache are shown. At the beginning of the video, we observe him lying in the morgue deceased.

 Footage of John Dillinger and Sheriff Lillian Holley

Video of the real John Dillinger and Sheriff Lillian Holley being overly cordial to one another is shown. It is followed by an interview with an eyewitness, who saw John Dillinger's death and tried to help him.

 Manhattan Melodrama Trailer

Watch the Manhattan Melodrama movie trailer for the 1934 film starring actors William Powell, Clark Gable and Myrna Loy. Gable and Powell portray two brothers who grow up on opposite sides of the law. There differences collide when they both fall in love with the same woman. The movie is best known for being the film that bank robber John Dillinger watched before being shot dead outside of the theater by the FBI.

 John Dillinger Death News Reel

This vintage news reel recounts the criminal life and death of John Dillinger, from his numerous escapes to crossing the Indiana state line, which put the FBI on his tail. We learn that the notorious bank robber, who became Public Enemy #1 in the early 1930s, tried to alter his fingerprints with acid. A John Dillinger morgue photo is shown towards the end of the video.

 Public Enemies Movie Trailer

In the 1930s, a legendary bank robber eluded the FBI and became a national celebrity. That man is John Dillinger. Here, Johnny Depp portrays the infamous criminal whose law breaking ways eventually caught up with him. Also starring Christian Bale, Marion Cotillard, Giovanni Ribisi, and Billy Crudup. Public Enemies movie trailer for the Michael Mann film.

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