French Transport Strike 1947

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    French Government employees protest against the decision to freeze wages on account of the 5% price cut, the cuts they say are not strictly adhered to. Paris, France.

    L/S of the Place de L'Opera, Paris, showing jam of cars in front of it. Various shots cars and buses jammed in the streets. M/S Press Photographers balanced on a traffic light. C/U as a bus driver climbs down from his seat. C/U as the entrance to the subway is closed. Interior L/S of the deserted subway. Various shots everything at standstill. Various shots as workers march through streets.

    Cataloguer's note: date of item: 17/2/1947.

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    Media URN:
    63422
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2128.21
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    00:00:52:00
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    01:47:26:00 / 01:48:18:00
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    UN 1633 G
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    UN 1633 G
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