• Short Summary

    Canal workers' threatened strike ends and work begins again - in France.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "France. All quiet on the 'battle of the barges' front! Despite a few arrests - settlement of strikers grievances ends threatened deadlock."

    France.

    Pan across canal side where groups of strikers and police are gathered. Out on the river or canal several barges are gathered and tied together. Groups of men stand on the narrowboats.

    Some men - presumably striking workers - are escorted by police away from the scene.

    Boats begin to move down the canal.

    Shots of men pulling tow ropes to haul the boats along.

    Various shots of a barge - laden with wood - being hauled along by man power.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    731.35
    Media URN:
    6622
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    31/08/1933
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:51:46:00 / 01:52:52:00
    Canister:
    33/70

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