• Short Summary

    Strike crisis in B.E.A. resolved with firm hand.

  • Description

    London Airport.

    GV. London Airport. GV. B.E.A. (British European Airways) workshops. GV. London Airport planes in foreground. SV. & CU. Elizabethan class airliner reviving up. SV. B.E.A. workshops (exterior). GV. Interior, workshops (2 shots). GVP. Along aircraft in workshop. British European Airways have sacked 315 engineers for attending an unofficial meeting during working hours. Almost at once, the sacked men reapplied for their jobs and all but one (Jack Peters, union man accused of being a communist) succeeded. SV. Interior, manager's office. Manager, Mr Peter Masefield and interviewer. CU. Manager talking, explaining what happened (natural sound). SV. B.E.A. aircraft in workshop, man working on it. CU. Man working on aircraft. SV. Interior, workshop men working on engines. CS. Two men working on jet engine. SV. Exterior, workshops, Jack Peters accompanied by Hannington comes to reapply for employment. CU. Sign 'Administration'. CU. Peters waiting outside office. GV. & CU. Interior workshop, men working at benches. SCU. Peters leaving building after his appeal is dismissed.

    (Orig.Neg.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    501.05
    Media URN:
    30381
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    10/01/1955
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:18:00 / 01:05:03:00
    Canister:
    55/3

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