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    North Wales.

    GV. Unemployed men with their families marching through the main street in Pen-y-Groes, Wales, on their way to Caernarvon. SV. Men marching and carrying banners - one reading "Whitehall, See our Black Hole". SCU. Unemployed marching passed the camera. LV. Procession marching along road through open country with signpost in foreground "Caernarvon 3 miles - Bangor 11 1/2". GV. Procession marching through the open country. GV. Pen-y- Groes.

    SV. Interior of a room with committee in session seated round table. CU. Men at table. CU. Man. CU. Another man. SV. Signboard "The Dorothea Slate Quarries". GV. Pan down slate quarries. CU. Slates piled up in line. LV. Gates leading to the quarry padlocked. CU. Padlock round gate.

    GV. Idle factory. LV. Interior of the empty factory - this factory was built three years ago where gasmasks for civilians were made. GV. Old houses and shop in the Nantlle valley. SV. Pan, old houses finishing on disused shop window. LV. Group of unemployed standing outside public house. AS. Name of street "Snowdon Street". SV. Group of men talking outside pub. SV. Interior of pub, Mr Robert Jones having a drink at the bar. He left Pen-y-Groes ten years ago to work in Liverpool and is on a visit.

    SV. Group of unemployed standing outside the Labour Exchange. CU. Notice "Ministry of Labour and National Service." CU. Pan, group of men talking outside the Labour Exchange. CU. Road sign "Caernarvon". GV. Procession of unemployed men marching through the town of Caernarvon. SV. Procession, men carrying banners. GV. Men marching through main street, Caernarvon Castle in the background. SV. Crowds watching. GV. Mass meeting of unemployed in the pavillion at Caernarvon. LV. Meeting in progress on stage, a small child being held while she is standing on the table for everybody to see. GTV. Mass of unemployed, applauding.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:53:57:00 / 01:55:44:00
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    Religion & Politics
    demos spirit of 45 Untitled Workspace Untitled Workspace Unemployment in Britain Unemployment in Britain Postwar Britain
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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