Shipyard Strike In Hamburg 1955

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    Hamburg, Germany.

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    Various shots of idle shipyards. LS. Idle ships. LS. Idle ships in dock. Various shots, workers leaving factory. LS. Deserted factory area. Various shots of workers queuing and receiving their last week's pay. CU. Hand holding letter of notice. LS. Sign being put on board. MS. Strikers discussing grievances. LS. Strike meeting. LS. Ships on stocks.


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    British Pathé
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    01:30:02:00 / 01:33:05:00
    UN 2763 A
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    UN 2763 A
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