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    No titles. Post Office strike.

    London.

    Several shots of striking Post Office workers marching down Oxford Street. Angle shot of Post Office, pan down to closed doors. C/U of placard reading 'Good Pay and Prospects - As a Postman'. Commentator explains they are striking over the loss in overtime pay for workers now that a new relay machine has been introduced - the 10 shillings compensation pay is not enough.

    General view of closed Charing Cross Post Office. C/U of closed doors. Several shots of pickets outside Mount Pleasant Post Office. C/U of notice, 'We Demand a Fair Deal'. C/U of poster, "Blame the Post Office - Not Us". Shots of accumulated mail bags stacked up in shed.

    Various shots of marchers arriving in Hyde Park for the protest rally. Shot of women telephonists watching the marchers arrive. M/S of a group of policemen. Several shots of mass of marchers, men and women, with banners assembled. M/S of child sitting on pram with notice, "Wife Gone to Work".

    L/S of speaker on platform addressing crowds. C/U of Tom Jackson, General Secretary of the Post Office Workers Union. General view of a mass of PO workers holding up banners.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    03/02/1969
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    57090
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2091.20
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:29:56:00 / 01:31:18:00
    Canister:
    69/11
    Sort Number:
    69/011
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Historical Figures & Celebrities Religion & Politics Trade & Industry
    WorkSpaces
    Protest, demos, marches 1960's postcodes Women\'s Movement Post Office
  • Stills

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

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