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  • Description

    Full title reads: "Smithfield Strike. Troops Carry The Canned".

    Smithfield Market, London. Soldiers are called in to help on the Sixth day of an unofficial strike of 1400 Smithfield Drivers.

    GV Exterior Smithfield market. MV Workers standing around Smithfield GV Interior market. Porters standing around. LV Interior market porters standing around. SV Driver pickets outside. MV Army Lorries arriving. CU Pan writing on lorry - 'Corned Beef Kids.' SV Towards army lorries arriving. SV Idle porters looking on. SV Troops loading wagon with corned beef. CU Soldier taking beef off conveyor belt and loading wagon. MV Trucks waiting to fill up. SV Soldiers in trucks waiting. CU Tail board with the words - 'If it's meat you want you've had it' CU 'Mutton' written on tail board. Towards lorries driving out of Smithfield.

    (Orig. Neg.)

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    03/07/1950
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    48143
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1474.22
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:26:08:00 / 01:27:03:00
    Canister:
    50/53
    Sort Number:
    50/053
  • Appears in...

    WorkSpaces
    Smithfield Market
  • Stills

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

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