September 15, 1945
Chris Shoulet found pictures in an antique shop of her great-grandmother's brother Lew. They are publicity photos from the Acme Newspictures Company in New York. Each had copy on the back.
“VALENTINE MAKES DEBUT AS “GANG-BUSTER”
NEW YORK - - Lewis J Valentine, Former New York City Police Commissioner, Starts his radio career as “Gang Buster’s” Teller of Tales. Flanked by pretty maidens Louise Fitch (Left) and Julie Stevens (Right). Sound Effects Man Robert Prescott (background) holds two pistols in the air to put people in proper mood. Valentine quit his post as Police Commissioner to take radio job. He made his debut Saturday Night (Sept. 15)...BU 80...
Credit Line (ACME) 9-15-45 (RM)
July 31, 1940
"VALENTINE IN MOVIE PLEA FOR BOMBING INFORMATION "
NEW YORK CITY - - Lewis J. Valentine, Commissioner of New York City Police, making his plea, for distribution in the nation’s movie houses, for information concerning the bombing outrage at the British Pavilion at the New York World’s Fair in which two detectives were killed several weeks ago.
CREDIT LINE (ACME) 7/31/40 BURS BUFF LON (GW) 567443
(Stamped Aug 10, 1940. Photo By Acme Newspictures, Inc, 820 E. 42nd street, new York city, Please Credit “Acme Photo”)
September 6, 1945
"VALENTINE RESIGNS TO GO ON 'GANGBUSTERS' ”
NEW YORK - - Police Commissioner Lewis J. Valentine says goodbye to the press in his office today (Sept, 6) after he announced his resignation, to be effective from Sept. 14th. Commissioner Valentine will assume the role of Chief Investigator and Commentator on the “GANGBUSTERS” radio program. He has been affiliated with the New York Police Department for 42 years. 11 of them as Commissioner. Left To Right: Al Williams, First Deputy Police commissioner,; Commissioner Valentine; and John J. O’Connell, Chief Inspector.
CREDIT (ACME) 9/6/45 (MO), BU #1A MGS, (Stamped Sep 11, 1945), ACME NewsPictures, inc. 3) 770932, New York Bureau, 11? Eighth Ave, New York City. Please Credit “ACME Photo”