French Coal Strike 1948

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    St. Etienne, France.

    GV. Idle pit head at St. Etienne - miners are on strike. MS. Group of miners looking at pit. MS. Elevated, company of security men on bicycles arrive on the scene. MS. Troops on guard in front of railroad and coal stock - three shots. CU. Barbed wire entanglement. CU. Barbed wire entanglement with soldier on guard behind. MS. & CU. Elevated, soldier walking on railway line. MS. Group of miners outside mine. MS. Strikers throwing stones at guards. MS. Army and troops using tear gas to chase strikers from entrance to pit. MS. Strikers throwing stones at troops. MS. Strikers throwing stones. MS. Tear gas bomb exploding. MS. Lorry load of troops driving down street. MS. Troops charging at strikers - two shots.

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    Information found in the old record - Cuts 48/87.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1948
    Sound:
    Mute
    Media URN:
    74423
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2236.02
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:04:00 / 01:06:44:00
    Canister:
    UN 2031 B
    Sort Number:
    UN 2031 B
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