• Short Summary

    Automobile industry strike in the USA.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "AUTO STRIKE RIOT".

    United States of America (USA).

    Strike sympathisers braking the windows of a General Motors Car factory with wooden bats. Strikers are inside factories and getting support from the outside. Army trucks with troops in driving along the road - Government is sending troops to stop the riots. Armed troops marching into factory. Troops arresting agitators. Various shots of the troops activities around the factory - looks like a siege.

    Follows the footage of the actual conflict which caused the arrival of the troops. Various shots of the strike supporters braking factory windows with wooden bats. Women strike supporters parading outside the factory. Several shots of the riots - tear gas, people running around, injured man being carried on stretcher.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    911.28
    Media URN:
    13420
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    11/02/1937
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:36:35:00 / 01:38:57:00
    Canister:
    37/12

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