About the film archive
Learn about the history behind our documentary film archive from the 1940s.
The Flying Squad of New Scotland Yard works to solve the mystery of some stolen crates of tea.
A story of Scotland Yard
'The film tells the story of the patient tracing, and final capture of motor thieves. The methods used by Scotland Yard are shown in some detail.'
(Films of Britain - British Council Film Department Catalogue - 1946)
All films are subject to the Creative Commons licence guidelines.
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