TV Reader's Digest: Season 1, Episode 18

France's Greatest Detective (16 May 1955)

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The story of Alphonse Bertillion, a low level employee of the French police, who developed a theory of identifying suspects by their unique physical measurements, like the size of the head.... See full summary »

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Hugh Reilly ...
Himself - Host
Arthur Franz ...
Lawrence Dobkin ...
Renault
Ian MacDonald ...
Andrieux
Edgar Barrier ...
Camecasse
Philip Van Zandt ...
Boyaval
Peter Brocco ...
Jacques
Gene Reynolds ...
Hugo
Paul Frees ...
Vigeols
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Dupont
Belle Mitchell ...
Emilie
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The story of Alphonse Bertillion, a low level employee of the French police, who developed a theory of identifying suspects by their unique physical measurements, like the size of the head. At first his superiors are skeptical, but statistics taken of a man in question exposes his guilt in a murder case. Written by WesternOne

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