TV Reader's Digest (1955–1956)
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France's Greatest Detective 

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
... Alphonse Bertillon
... Renault
... Andrieux
... Camecasse
... Boyaval
... Jacques
... Hugo
... Vigeols
... Dupont
... 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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16 May 1955 (USA)  »

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1.33 : 1
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