• Short Summary

    Five months' rent strike of three hundred and twenty tenants ends in peaceful settlement.

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: Tenants Win Big London Rent Strike

    Stepney, London, England:
    Gen. view posters outside Langdale Street building. Side view posters "Rebuild Stephney" etc. CU poster "On Strike - No rent". Shot of people looking thru' blacked gates. Travel shot thru' people to tenant's with banners etc. Semi view banner on balcony. "Unite to Defend the People". Pan from balcony to tenants. Gen. view flats & tenants. CU pan fat woman type pan to another woman. Top view barricade at Bradey Street flats. Semi view woman putting plank in barricade. Semi view barbed wire in basement. Semi view paint on wall "They shall not pass". Pan of food-slogans on wall. Semi top view tenants meeting at Bradey Street. CU of Speaker. Semi view group of women listening. CU 'Picket' armlet. Semi top view men looking over barricade. CU unlocking padlock on gate. Semi view tenants into barricaded section. Top, semi top & top view of mass-meeting of tenants in Langdale Street.

    Domestic Life; Social Conditions and Problems; Great Britain
    Background: Five months' rent strike of three hundred and twenty tenants ends in peaceful settlement.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVABB203FUNWR2B2TAS2D8QWA2TN
    Media URN:
    VLVABB203FUNWR2B2TAS2D8QWA2TN
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/07/1939
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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