Strike Meeting & Procession Through Town 1910-1920

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    Strike meeting and procession by carpenters & joiners through town, location could be South Africa.

    Shots looking over heads of crowd at speaker on platform. Pan over crowd - looks like rally / demonstration.

    A few brief shots of people outside ancient castle and double-decker tram heading away (these items do not seems to relate to rest of item).

    Street scene showing pavement in front of shops & stalls. Workers' parade goes down this street. Men carry large tapestry-like banner from trade union. Shot looking up street as parade heads away. Pan over crowd at the open-air rally. We see banners with slogans such as "No Surrender", "Fight On" and "Amalgamated Society of Carpenters and Joiners".

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1910 - 1920
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:18:49:00 / 01:20:22:00
    ON 375 B
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    ON 375 B
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