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    Reading, Berkshire and Downing Street, London. Protest by women students after male students drafted in French girls to add glamour to their Rag Parade.

    LV. Procession of trucks and tableaux going through High Street, Reading. AS. Three men on slave truck, pan down to girls being flogged on truck. SV. Men dressed up flogging girls on truck. Downing St, London. LV. University girls including Sheila Hynd (Student and Daughter of Labour MP) walking towards along Whitehall carrying banner "What's Wrong with British University Women?". (Girls dressed in scanties and fishnet stockings.) BV. Girls legs showing fishnet stockings. SV. Girls rounding corner into Downing Street carrying banner. SV. Two men smiling looking on. SV. Police talking to Sheila Hynd and telling her to fold up the Banner. SV. Sheila Hynd walking towards alone to the entrance of No. 10. SV. Press photographers. SV. Sheila Hynd hands in protest to porter at door of No. 10. AS. Pan down, procession still in progress at Reading. SV. Girl on tricycle. LV. Hell-truck driving towards, containing girls. Notice on front "We Ain't No Saints". AS. Pan, girls in truck. SV. Sheila Hynd riding on truck with other girls. BV. Procession up main street.

    (Orig.Neg.) (Title scene "C")

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    British Pathé
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:44:00 / 01:04:04:00
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    Lifestyle & Culture
    1953 Women at work Female protesters Female Protests Female Protests Women\'s Movement
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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