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  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - no paperwork - dates unclear or unknown

    United States of America.

    Demonstration march down road in American city. Banner of marchers 'Maritime Federation of the Pacific'. MS of marchers, some where uniform caps. Good shots of placards 'We demand 8 hour day' etc. Women and children also march. - Spacing -

    More shots of march, placard reads: 'You can't arbitrate with Pirates'. More shots of marchers. Crowd gather around fountain in city square. - Spacing -

    Demonstrators. Man points to broken windows in building. Overturned car with smashed windows. Quick montage of riot scenes and scenes of industrial unrest. Violence from both sides.

    Ext. shot of demonstration at Chevrolet factory. Troops march in. CU riot gun. Various shots troops guarding factory. Large crowd outside factory. Banner which reads 'We Don't want a strike'. An effigy is hung from a window with the banner 'GM Stool Pigeon' (Presumably General Motors). Trucks carry troops. They unload.

    Shots of group of businessmen / politicians (unidentified). CUs of several men.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    58495
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    556.13
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:03:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:28:19:00 / 01:31:55:00
    Canister:
    UN 98 D
    Sort Number:
    UN 0098 D
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Religion & Politics Trade & Industry
    WorkSpaces
    Detroit footage Rai rai master BBC Bitesize Vancouver Working Class Gatherings Working Class Gatherings US Car Manufacture
  • Stills

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

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