• Short Summary

    BUS AND DOCK STRIKE:

    (NOTE- Story includes shots of buses parked in garages / people.

  • Description

    WORLD NEWS IN BRIEF

    BUS..TROLLEY-BUS...STOPS...SHELTERS...etc Unofficial strike for higher wages. 1954.

    CRANES. good shot of.... idle during strike.

    DOCKS. WHARF. scenes of sheds, baggage, cranes idle & deserted caused by Dock strike 1954

    LONDON. Unofficial strike of busmen for higher fares, also Dock strike on the waterfront complete standstill scenes of people queing... idle ships cranes wharfs & sheds deserted

    LORRIES departure of G.B. & U.S.A..... after Zone "A" restored to Italy in Treiste

    SHIPPING. Shipping at stand still caused by strike of dockers

    STRIKES. Unofficial ... of busmen shots of people in streets lining up for lifts ... also .... of dockers scenes of idle shipping, wharfs, docks, sheds, cranes baggage deserted.

    TANKS. Seen in Trieste streets after restoration of Zone "A" to It a lyre placements by Italian Personnel.

    TRIESTE. Scenes of evacuation by G.B. & U.S.A. lorries etc. after Zone "A" restored to Italy

    Industrial Relations
    Background: BUS AND DOCK STRIKE:

    (NOTE- Story includes shots of buses parked in garages / people. commuters (some with bowler hats) walking across one of bridges/ view of
    Westminister bridge and County Hall - headquarters of London County Council/ Westminister abbey - roads empty of buses/ newspaper
    seller with poster " bus strike spreads" for The Star newspaper/ exterior of Oxford circus underground / commuters crowded into entrance/
    London docks with ships /cranes and containers on dockside

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA2A3XTLW612UPW9TZG1WQ43OYI
    Media URN:
    VLVA2A3XTLW612UPW9TZG1WQ43OYI
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/10/1954
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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