• Short Summary

    Sixty thousand metal workers in France locked themselves in factories as they demanded a reduction in working hours to a forty-hour week after the election of the Popular Front on 3 May 1936.

  • Description

    FRANCE: Paris:
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    General view of closed factory gates and people gathered outside / Close shot of sign for 'Farman' aircraft factory / High angle view of workers behind factory gates and people on street / Workers behind locked doors / Renault car factory and people gathered outside gates / General view of barrier coming down at entrance to factory / General view of workers in the streets / Close shot of Communist workers raising their arms in salute / Various views of workers on roof raising arms / Various views of men taking in crates of wine and loaves of bread (French sticks, baguettes) for striking workers in locked building / Worker putting bottle of wine in bag for workers locked in building and bag pulled up by rope / General view of workers outside factories
    Background: Sixty thousand metal workers in France locked themselves in factories as they demanded a reduction in working hours to a forty-hour week after the election of the Popular Front on 3 May 1936.

    France; Industrial Relations

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA7WQ6J8M0XM2HIYSSXWJZGS3U
    Media URN:
    VLVA7WQ6J8M0XM2HIYSSXWJZGS3U
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/05/1936
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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