Best Crime Movies of 1904
The Bold Bank Robbery
A gang of criminals plans and executes the robbery of a bank in Philadelphia. However, the police are alerted and a chase through the city's streets ensues.
L'assassinat du ministre Plehve
The film depicts the assassination of the Russian minister in charge of the secret police.
A Railway Tragedy
A thief notices a large amount of money in a woman's purse. When she dozes off on the train, he snatches the cash. Discovering her purse empty, the woman confronts the pickpocket and his simple robbery escalates into a crime far more serious.
The Child Stealers
As a mother enters a store, she leaves her child outside in a carriage. Another woman standing nearby quickly snatches the child out of the carriage. Soon afterwards, another mother is playing with two children in the park, and when she leaves one of them unattended, her child is also seized by the same woman. These are only two of a number of children that an unscrupulous couple has captured for their own purposes.
Photographing a Female Crook
Directed by Edwin S. Porter.