Arrival Of Deported Labour Leaders 1920-1930

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    Arrival of deported Labour leaders - That's all the information available for this story.

    Location of events unknown / unclear.

    Various shots of about 20 men; all in dark suits; overcoats; hats - in 2 small boats up next to a ship (the Umgeni). CU's of these men looking at the side of ship; like how are we supposed to get in here? Also there are other men on the ship; looking down at these others and a large boat also next to ship.

    MS others looking over side of ship. One shot of 2 sailors rowing a photographer. A couple of CU's of ship herself and a shot of starboard side; astern; also curving stern with name; and with sailor at rail. MS men in boat.

    Neg. Is ON 397 F.

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    British Pathé
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    1920 - 1930
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:09:56:00 / 01:12:19:00
    ON 181 E
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    ON 181 E
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  • "Location of events unknown / unclear." - the location is Gravesend, Kent.

    The SS Umgeni is seen here arriving at Gravesend on 24 February, carrying the illegally deported Johannesburg strike leaders.

    This newspaper article confirms the arrival.....

    This article gives details regarding their expulsion.....

    jamied 2nd Oct 2012
  • The full date is 24 February 1914, enabling a change to the clip's current inaccurate date range.

    jamied 2nd Oct 2012

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