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    ENGLAND: CAR STRIKE TEMPERS HIGH. Cowley & Birmingham. Though clashes are numerous between strikers and police rioting is averted. Cowley, England BIG G V Mass strike meeting in Calthorpe Park. TGV Ditto. SV Bretherton speaking. SV Lorry with the Mosley sign in the back two facists fighting strikers one of them with a hammer the sign from the lorry is torn away. Nearer V the fighting continues a man climbs up on the back of a lorry and kicks one of the men he is then knocked to the ground. GV the lorry being rocked violently by the strikers with the two men in it. GV Workers leaving Cowley works strikers line each side of pavement in silent protest pan round back view, CU People on pavement waving union cards, LV Strikers sitting on ground trying to stop lorry getting out, police trying to move them. FV Scuffling round front of lorry starts to move forward. SV Police pushing man away from side of lorry to try and let lorry pass. Side V lorry gets by striker runs up tries to open door but finds it locked, LV Women strikers doing picket. SV Lorry arriving carrying spares at Loew Hill strikers trying to stop it getting in CU PAN Lorry arriving gets by man runs and opens door to pull driver out lorry gets through and goes in to factory, LV Scufflying round another lorry man falls down in front of it and is dragged to the curb by two policemen two policemen fighting off crowd from lorry, TV Police arresting one of the strikers, GV INT Work still going on in factory TV Body of car being carried by crane. GV A number of engineers working on cars. SV Showing cars and placard reading the ships are waiting. LV Three policemen in FG watching strikers line to get their holiday pay. SV Queues of strikers going in to get their holiday pay, SV Notice on board wages paid here men drawing their money, CU PAN Worker checking money pan to face he says 40. LV Police officials closing gate of factory for fortnights holiday.



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    GLV Workers going along road. FV Ditto, SV Workers going through the gate. SCU Man holding up placard saying Stand on your own feet Don't crawl on your knees' GV Workers going along road. GV Cars in carpark, CU Sign saying This is Longbridge where Austin cars and trucks are made. SV Man lying on grass in BG Workers standing around. CU Man with picket tape round his arm. EXTREME LV Workers standing in field, SV Man speaking to crowd of workers. SCU Types of workers in crowd. GV Workers coming out of factory, SV Workers clapping. SV Group of workers arguing, GV Crowds outside the factory cars going along. FV Cyclists along the road. PAN SHOT Cars and lorry going along road, SV Workers trying to get on bus. GV Cars and bikes along road. LV Crowds of workers outside the factory. SV Workers standing round, CU Man opening his pay packet, CU Woman doing the same. CU BV Three policemen talking to one salutes and walks away. CU Sign saying Strike now its official. LV PAN Car factory. SV Workers standing in groups LV Ditto. LV Ditto. LV Ditto. SV Ditto. SCU Man speaking through mike pan to crowd applauding. SC PAN Workers listening, SCU Workers clapping SCU Car with loud speaker on it with E.H. Smith in the speaker, SV Ditto with man speaking through mike. SCU Man clapping. SV Workers clapping. SCU Man speaking through mike. Side V men sitting down BV People on bikes standing round. SCU Man holding a copy of the Oxford Mail. BV Men holding up union cards.



    GV People cycling along the road with crowds lining SCU Men holding up union cards. BV Cyclists going down the road with buses on other side, SCU Men waving union cards. GV Men cycling to work policeman in FG. GV Road with crowds lining the way. SV Ditto. SV Ditto. GV Outside Morris radiator branch Cowley Oxford strikers massed at the entrance, SV A lorry is driven into the entrance a striker runs up to the cab. GV PAN Outside the Morris works at Cowley where strikers are massed. SV Strikers applauding as cyclists leaves the factory. GV Lorry going by outside carrying car bodies. SV A lorry driver at the entrance but the strikers wont let it by Nearer V cyclists being talked to outside the entrance by police and strikers, GV An austin lorry is pushed back into the road by the strikers. TGV Strikers going round in circles with placards outside the Austin works, at Longbridge.



    ENGLAND: CAR STRIKE TEMPERS HIGH: Cowley & Birmingham. Though clashes are numerous between strikers and police rioting is averted. BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND GOOD SCENES.



    TGV Strikers going round in circles with placards outside the Austine works at Longbridge Birmingham SV Workers going past the strikers as they parade round. GV Outside the entrance strikers are massed with placards also there is a mounted policeman, SV Women strikers holding placards. Nearer V workers pushing past the pickets at the entrance. GV PAN A lorry carrying car bodies leaves the factory entrance a striker jumps on lorry running board and in this process he cuts his head on the driving mirror. GV Same striker attacks a photographer and knocks him to the ground, The police run up and the man is held as the photographer gets up. GV Striker marching in procession up road. SV Women strikers up road in procession. SV Strikers sitting in road stopping lorries from entering factory Mounted police are there. SCU Two police officers. GV Strikers stopping another lorry from entering. SC Scuffle in process as the police men mix with the strikers, Nearer V Police officer talking severely to one of the strikers. GV Another lorry drives slowly up to the entrance and is stopped by the entrance. SCU Strikers talking to driver in cab, SV Lorry backs away and the strikers cheer. SV PAN Police with lined arms hold back as strikers leave workers leaving the factory. TV Car on ground says Be Men and Come Out. SV Police fighting to with one of the strikers he is on the floor. CU Strikers. tv strikers sitting on ground police talking to them pan lorry backing away. SV Buses with strikers trying to get on board. SV Strikers sitting in the roadway one points, SCU Strikers sitting in the road. there are girls there as well, SV Men fighting on lorry. GV Workers on bicycles along the road. SCU Men workers waving union cards, GV People cycling towards camera. STV Ditto, SCU Men waving union cards, GV Men cycling along road LV Road with cathedral at end, BIG GV Masses of workers outside the factory, GV BIG Trailers with cars on them leaving the factory. SV Men walking about lorry. SV Crowds of workers. SV Crowds of wo
    rkers lorry goes back.



    Industrial Relations; Civil Disturbances; Crime, Justice and Law Enforcement; Great Britain




    Initials


    Cowley and Birmingham
    GOOD SCENES

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    Film ID:
    VLVA686PP8PXBMDK0TMQHWZUZQ13L
    Media URN:
    VLVA686PP8PXBMDK0TMQHWZUZQ13L
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/07/1956
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:05:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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