• Short Summary

    COACHLOADS OF POLICE AND OVER A DOZEN MOUNTER POLICEMEN WERE ON THE ALERT IN EAST LONDON TONIGHT (SUNDAY) WHEN SIR OSWALD MOSLEY'S UNION MOVEMENT HAD PLANNED A MEETING, BUT A RIVAL ORGANISATION, THE YELLOW STAR MOVEMENT, HAD ALREADY SECURED THE PITCH AND THE UNION MEETING WAS THEREFORE HELD IN ANOTHER ROAD NEARBY.

  • Description

    COACHLOADS OF POLICE AND OVER A DOZEN MOUNTER POLICEMEN WERE ON THE ALERT IN EAST LONDON TONIGHT (SUNDAY) WHEN SIR OSWALD MOSLEY'S UNION MOVEMENT HAD PLANNED A MEETING, BUT A RIVAL ORGANISATION, THE YELLOW STAR MOVEMENT, HAD ALREADY SECURED THE PITCH AND THE UNION MEETING WAS THEREFORE HELD IN ANOTHER ROAD NEARBY.

    THE POLICE RINGED THE UNION MEETING AND IT REMAINED ORDERLY EXCEPT FOR SOME HECKLING AND BOOING FROM THE CROWD OUTSIDE THE POLICE CORDON.

    BUT AFTER SIR OSWALD HAD LEFT AND THE MEETING HAD ENDED, FISTICUFF SCUFFLES BROKE OUT BETWEEN SIR OSWALD'S SUPPORTERS AND PEOPLE OPPOSED TO HIS VIEWS.THE POLICE MOVED IN TO STEM THE BREACH IN THE PUBLIC PEACE.TWO OF THEM GOT SLIGHTLY HURT.TEN OF THE DEMONSTRATORS WERE ARRESTED AND CHARGED WITH USING INSULTING WORDS OR ASSAULTING THE POLICE.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA48RFF53YR9T2ORQX24OUNDUUG
    Media URN:
    VLVA48RFF53YR9T2ORQX24OUNDUUG
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/07/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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