Uptown Video: Dyckman City Gangsters

The always-informative Cole Thompson of My Inwood found this newsreel of the shootout that took place between gangsters and police on the Dyckman Strip back in 1931. Please check out the link below to read Cole Thompson’s gripping account of the shooting.

Gangsters on the Dyckman Strip

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1931 Shootout on Dyckman Street, Acme Newspictures. (Note Loews Inwood theater in background)

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