Seamen On Strike 1960

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    Item title reads - Seamen on strike.

    Southampton, Hampshire.

    Various shots of the liner 'Queen Mary' in Southampton. Various shots of deserted decks, with just a few passengers onboard. C/U as a couple look out of the window. M/S British Railway steamers at Southampton. M/S 'Queen Mary' unloading onto docks. C/U sacks of post. M/S baggage in big warehouse. M/S passengers who were to travel on the 'Queen Mary' getting on special train to return to London so they can go across by air. M/S two ladies in carriage. Various shots of people coming to hear unofficial strike leader Pat Neary speak, various shots as they file into the hall at Canning Town. L/S interior of hall.

    L/S liner 'Queen Elizabeth' coming into dock. M/S number eight gate of Southampton docks. Various shots of strikers with banners. M/S pan down ship. M/S pan from 'Queen Elizabeth' to men hauling the mooring ropes. M/S of the crew coming down gangway. Various shots of a strike meeting in a park. L/S of Southampton docks with 'Queen Mary' tied up alongside the ocean terminal.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    18/08/1960
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    52744
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1688.22
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:43:55:00 / 01:45:34:00
    Canister:
    60/67
    Sort Number:
    60/067
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