London Docks Strike 1957

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    Unissued / unused material.

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    GVs idle docks and cranes. GVs mass strike meetings during the dock strike. Good top shot of strikers raising their hands to vote in support of something. LS police on guard at gates.

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    Dark shots of crowds at of striking dockers. There are heated discussions going on in the crowd.

    (16mm B/W on Col Base. 62ft.)

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1957
    Sound:
    Mute
    Media URN:
    92333
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    3377.01
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:04:00 / 01:01:50:00
    Canister:
    UN 4668 G
    Sort Number:
    UN 4668 G
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