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    Unissued / unused material.

    General Strike in Brussels as protest against return of King Leopold, Belgium.

    Street scenes in Brussels with people walking about and no public transport on the road and police patrolling. Various shots groups workmen hanging around on street corner. MS stationary streetcars with driver and conductor walking away. Pan along empty streetcar. LS men hanging about street. LS street, almost deserted. LS people walking about street almost devoid of traffic. LS street, almost deserted. MS line of policemen on duty. MS army lorries driving past. LS outdoor meeting. MS police mingling with crowd at meeting to ensure order (2 shots). CU man on ground beside bicycle, he rises to feet. Looks as though he just fell off his bicycle. CU fire engine just driving past. MS conductor on top of streetcar reconnecting it with overhead wires. MS streetcar going along road. MS crowd with police seen mingling among them. MS towards people dispersing from meeting (2 shots). MS police and crowds.

    Date given on old record is 28/03/1950.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:31:37:00 / 01:34:09:00
    UN 2241 D
    Sort Number:
    UN 2241 D
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    Religion & Politics
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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