Follow the pioneers of criminalistics across four centuries, be a witness to groundbreaking discoveries that forever changed the world of crime-fighting. From fingerprints to forensic ballistics, from Vidocq to Pinkerton.

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Series cast summary:
Petr Kostka ...  Castilho / ... 3 episodes, 1989-1991
Pavel Rímský ...  Advocate Hummel / ... 3 episodes, 1989-1992
Radoslav Brzobohatý ...  Lucas / ... 3 episodes, 1989-1991
Ladislav Potmesil ...  Agent Kalina / ... 3 episodes, 1989-1991
Pavel Pípal ...  Balthazard / ... 3 episodes, 1989-1992
Gustav Bubník 3 episodes, 1989
Ladislav Frej ...  Attorney Decous / ... 2 episodes, 1989-1992
Daniela Kolárová ...  Holly Hobdayová / ... 2 episodes, 1989-1992
Ladislav Mrkvicka ...  Coco / ... 2 episodes, 1989-1991
Jirí Schmitzer ...  Giulio Canella / ... 2 episodes, 1990-1992
Gustav Opocenský ...  Paolo Narvi / ... 2 episodes, 1990-1991
Josef Vinklár ...  Inspector Kubes / ... 2 episodes, 1989-1992
Milos Vávra ...  Adam Luczek / ... 2 episodes, 1990-1992
Marek Vasut ...  Captain Pioterek / ... 2 episodes, 1989-1992
Miroslav Moravec ...  Detective Martens / ... 2 episodes, 1989-1992
Ivan Vyskocil ...  Bendzo Emerson / ... 2 episodes, 1990-1991
Jan Teplý ...  Jecmínek / ... 2 episodes, 1990-1991
Tomás Töpfer ...  Charles Lafarge / ... 2 episodes, 1989-1992
Ilja Racek ...  Bojarski / ... 2 episodes, 1989-1991
Pavel Skrípal Pavel Skrípal ...  Ital Mario / ... 2 episodes, 1990-1992
Frantisek Svihlík Frantisek Svihlík ...  Bookma / ... 2 episodes, 1991-1992
Michal Dlouhý ...  Adam Hobday / ... 2 episodes, 1989-1992
Jaroslava Adamová ...  Mother / ... 2 episodes, 1989-1992
Jirí Bartoska ...  Gardner / ... 2 episodes, 1989-1991
Jirí Stepnicka ...  Da Costa / ... 2 episodes, 1989-1991
Jana Sulcová ...  Dikmanová / ... 2 episodes, 1989-1991
Jan Novotný ...  Charles Ross / ... 2 episodes, 1989-1991
Ivan Trojan ...  Journalist Michnik / ... 2 episodes, 1991-1992
Miroslav Táborský ...  Bailiff / ... 2 episodes, 1991-1992
Jan Bonaventura ...  Chairman / ... 2 episodes, 1989-1992
Jirí Klem ...  Inspector Legrand / ... 2 episodes, 1989-1991
Zdenek Mucha ...  Cooker / ... 2 episodes, 1989-1991
Barbora Srncová ...  Agneszka / ... 2 episodes, 1990-1992
Jaroslav Kepka ...  Antiquarian Malipieri / ... 2 episodes, 1990-1991
Jaroslav Satoranský ...  Alfred / ... 2 episodes, 1989-1991
Václav Vydra ...  Gerhard / ... 2 episodes, 1989-1991
Otto Lackovic ...  Old Emcke / ... 2 episodes, 1990-1991
Josef Langmiler ...  Dr. Bardou / ... 2 episodes, 1989-1992
Ladislav Kazda ...  Eberman / ... 2 episodes, 1989-1991
Jirí Holý ...  Governor / ... 2 episodes, 1991
Vlastimil Zavrel ...  Army / ... 2 episodes, 1989-1991
Valérie Zawadská ...  Inkeeper in Chapelle / ... 2 episodes, 1989-1992
Alexej Pysko ...  Koenigstein's Advocate / ... 2 episodes, 1989-1991
Viktor Vrabec ...  A. Bandiera / ... 2 episodes, 1989-1991
Josef Vetrovec ...  Doctor / ... 2 episodes, 1989-1991
René Pribil ...  Fossard / ... 2 episodes, 1989-1992
Ladislav Trojan ...  Dr. Benot / ... 2 episodes, 1989-1992
Otakar Brousek ...  Judge / ... 2 episodes, 1989-1991
Emil Konecný Emil Konecný ...  Druggist Eyssartier / ... 2 episodes, 1989-1991
Borivoj Navrátil ...  Osipov 2 episodes, 1990-1991
Jirina Jelenská Jirina Jelenská ...  Rachejtle 2 episodes, 1989-1990
Adolf Filip 2 episodes, 1989-1991
Oldrich Vlach ...  Commitee Foreman / ... 2 episodes, 1989-1991
Milan Sandhaus Milan Sandhaus ...  Atkin 2 episodes, 1990-1991
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Pavel Trávnícek ...  Ferry / ... 2 episodes, 1989-1990
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Thrilling tales from the history of criminology. The heroes aren't famous detectives, but the discoverers of scientific methods used in solving crime. Each episode, filmed in the appropriate period setting and starring leading Czech and German actors, has its own story to tell. The series, covering the period between the mid 16th and early 20th centuries, shows the birth of toxicology, court medicine, ballistics, dactyloscopy, identification practices and other methods. Written by CeskáTelevize

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Crime | History

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Language:

Czech

Release Date:

1989 (Czechoslovakia) See more »

Also Known As:

Adventure in Criminological Investigation See more »

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Stereo

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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