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    Reel 3. Can Three


    1.
    LS - pan shot - beach outside Colombo, peaceful Ceylon with storm clouds coming up, some rain. Ceylon not really so peaceful, because of multiplicity of strikes.


    2.
    LS Ships coming into Colombo, or anchored outside Harbor.


    3.
    LS- Ship in ???dock -


    4.
    LS- Silent cranes.


    5.
    LS- Empty warehouse grounds- no one working.


    6.
    MS- Women, wives of strikers, taking water from public water hydrant.


    7.
    LS- Ship "Pam" in drydock, also not being worked on.


    8.
    MS- Group of strikes playing craps (dice) alongside street.


    9.
    MS- Pic of Colombo Port Commission building, Coconut Oil Depot, with words "STRIKE" scrawled on wall.


    10.
    CS- Closeup of word "STRIKE" scrawled on wall of Port Commission building.


    11.
    LS- Pan of harbor, showing idle ships in harbor and at docks, neither loading nor unloading


    12.
    LS- One navy man (in white) at Port Commission gate, helping to expedite passage in and out of gate.


    13.
    MS- At "refreshment stand",- idle strikers .... coconuts hanging at side are for drinks. Top chopped off, and one drinks straight from the coconut.


    14.
    LS- Pan of Colombo Harbor.




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    Film ID:
    VLVAAQWOIAM4O1WKU884N627HZXU9
    Media URN:
    VLVAAQWOIAM4O1WKU884N627HZXU9
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/11/1957
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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