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  • Short Summary

    Various shots of the strike around the Canadian Pacific Windsor Station in the snow, showing pickets, trains shunting into sheds, people boarding buses and crowding into the station.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.

    United States of America / USA

    CU Glass panel on door on which is written Chairman and President. MS President of American Railway, entering room and taking seat at table during the American Rail Strike. CU President.

    Various shots of "Canadian Pacific" train engines shunting into sheds during the American Rail Strike, with snow on ground. MS and CU of man closing shed doors. LS Train sheds with closed doors. LS Canadian Pacific goods train, passing camera and out of picture. Walking shot of strike pickets walking towards camera. CU Picket's armband "B. of L. F. & E. Picket", pan up to man's face. LS High shot, exterior Canadian Pacific Windsor Station, cars in foreground. MS Man touching the armband of a picket and posing for the camera (possibly Union Leader ?). CU Wall clock at 4 o'clock, over a sign: Standard Time. Walking shots of pickets. CU Armbands. CU Canadian Pacific Gare Windsor station, pan down to cars. MS Pickets walking towards camera.

    Various shots of people in bus station and boarding buses. Various shots of trains at standstill, and moving, in snowy landscape. MS People entering station, sign in background Xmas Greetings. LS Crowd inside station, illuminated big Xmas tree in centre. Station forecourt with cars arriving and people milling about. CU Street sign: "Canadian Pacific - Spans the World". Crowd of people jostle to get into station. MS Driver and mate boarding train. CU Canadian Pacific logo on train, pan up to driver waving. MS Steam train moving out of station. (2 shots).

    Note: "Date received" on original paperwork reads: January 1957.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:52:00 / 01:06:52:00
    UN 2925 B

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