• Short Summary

    Policemen and soldiers lay siege to a house in Sidney Street in the East End of London where a group of armed
    Latvian anarchists had taken refuge after killing three policemen while attempting to rob a jeweller's shop in Houndsditch.

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: Anarchist Battle: 700 Police and Military endeavouring to capture the police murderers

    ENGLAND: London:
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    Police holding back surging crowds
    Two women walk across streets
    Puffs of smoke from gun shots issuing from house in Sidney Street
    Policemen trying to control crowd
    Policemen & a single soldier watching from corner of street
    Police pushing back crowd
    Policemen & single soldier on street-corner, rifle lying on pavement
    Roof of house in Sidney St. after fire, clouds of smoke billowing out
    Policemen (wearing capes) standing at end of street
    Police on horseback across street
    Crowd watching
    Puffs of smoke as guns fired from house
    Mustachioed men lighting pipes
    More of gunfire
    Police holding back crowd
    View of besieged house from rear
    Detectives on roof
    Smoke from window as fire begins
    Fire brigade tackle fire with hose and ladder
    Background: Policemen and soldiers lay siege to a house in Sidney Street in the East End of London where a group of armed
    Latvian anarchists had taken refuge after killing three policemen while attempting to rob a jeweller's shop in Houndsditch.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA2NKUGG754DCI2VH9ZPU0YDE1J
    Media URN:
    VLVA2NKUGG754DCI2VH9ZPU0YDE1J
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont Graphic Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/01/1911
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:05:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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