Gda. N. Bridgett, on Dame Street, opp. Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland. 1952.
Officer Bridgett's beat covered the Waldorf Barbershop, located on Westmoreland Street. At the time of the above photograph, the Waldorf had been in business a mere 23 years. This photo was taken in 1952, and one of my favorite movies "L.A. Confidential" opens in 1952, and is also about policemen.
The man who wrote the book "L.A. Confidential" is author James Ellroy. I met him on Saturday night at a book signing in Belfast: