Best Crime Movies of 1912
The Musketeers of Pig Alley
The film is about a poor married couple living in New York City. The husband works as a musician and must travel often for work. When returning, his wallet is taken by a gangster. His wife goes to a ball where a man tries to drug her, but his attempt is stopped by the same man who robbed the husband. The two criminals become rivals, and a shootout ensues. The husband gets caught in the shootout and recognizes one of the men as the gangster who took his money. The husband sneaks his wallet back and the gangster goes to safety in the couple's apartment. Policemen track the gangster down but the wife gives him a false alibi.
The Girl and Her Trust
A train-station telegraphist warns the next station of approaching bandits.
A Tragedy of the Cornish Coast
An artist and sailors save a fishergirl from abduction.
Jimmy Rudge, chief of the infamous Gang "Jacks of Spades", kidnaps the Marquis d'Harcier and passes himself off as him. The impostor held large parties at his castle, in order to rob the invited guests. Charley Colms, a quirky private detective, gets hired to unmask the Marquis as a fake.
A Bride of Death
An intense melodrama in which a bride poisons her groom, and then kills herself to be joined again in death.