• Short Summary

    London bus workers strike on the eve of the Coronation

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    SLATE INFORMATION: LONDON BUSLESS! STRIKE ON EVE OF CORONATION 27,000 busmen strike, keeping all buses off streets. Good-humoured Londoners make best of bad job.

    ENGLAND: London:
    Bus Strike, May, 1937. London, (Piccadilly Circus), England Two Good Elevated views of Piccadilly Circus showing EROS.

    England: London Bus Strike, May, 1937. London, England Gen view last bus into garage. Long view men outside garage. semi view busman. Semi views, CU Busman talks.

    Gen view Ministry of Labour...in roll 4802.

    Long view bus committee (Snelling). Semi view Bevan arrive. Semi view Ashfield arrive. Top view Piccadilly Circus (Buses). Semi view bus pulls up. Long view line of buses. CU traffic lights ... in roll 5571

    CU conductor rings bell. Travel shot on bus.

    Long view men into cafe. CU man eating. Long view men run out of cafe. Semi view conductors change over. 3 CU's busman arguing. Gen view Victoria Station bus Terminus. Long view people leaving Victoria Station. Gen view Piccadilly Circus (No buses) Semi view pan stage coach. Back view men on lorry. Semi view pan Pony & trap. Semi view people walk to work. CU feet walking. Gen view people walking across Trafalgar Square.

    Sound Effects

    Basman talks about gastritus being their worst enemy.

    Industrial Relations; Vehicles; Great Britain
    Background: London bus workers strike on the eve of the Coronation

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    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
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