• Short Summary

    Arthur Calwell (Information Minister) speaks to miners while Communist supporters cause riot at an Australian mass union meeting

  • Description

    AUSTRALIA: Sydney:
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    AUSTRALIA Mr Calwell, Information Minister addresses mass meeting of striking miners in Sydney. Communist agitators try to break up meeting which develops into a brawl. Police get position under control and Mr Calwell's fearless speech results in a mass return by miners to work


    MR CALWELL - AUSTRALIAN INFORMATION MINISTER Addresses meeting of striking miners at Sydney. Communist attempt to break up meeting - but through Mr. Calwell's fearless speech the miners all vote to return to work


    COMMUNISTS Attemp to break up meeting addressed by Mr Calwell in Sydney, Australia. Brawl develops to which police restore order and miners vote to return to work


    MINERS AND MINING Mr Calwell, addresses meeting of striking miners in Sydney Communists attempt to break up meeting which develops into mass brawl. Finally, Police restore order and miners vote to return to work



    STRIKES Mr Calwell addresses striking miners and Communist miners try to break up meeting. Results in brawl which police restore to order. Finally, as result of Calwell's fear less speech the miners vote to return to work


    Industries, Trades and Crafts; Mining

    Communists, Communism, crowd, riot, Communist, riots, Arthur Augustus Calwell, Australian Labour Party, cockatoo, Cocky Calwell, labour union, unions
    Background: Arthur Calwell (Information Minister) speaks to miners while Communist supporters cause riot at an Australian mass union meeting

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVANXTJSQHU1KT8JL788R8HSNKE
    Media URN:
    VLVANXTJSQHU1KT8JL788R8HSNKE
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/08/1949
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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