• Short Summary

    More news from the strike that has brought London Docks to a halt.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "'Beaverbrae' Captain Exposes Strike Agitators".

    London Docks and Ministry of Transport.

    CU Captain Kennedy of the Canadian ship "Beaverbrae". Back view Captain Kennedy walking to sound cameras for interview on deck. CU Pathe News sound camera turning pan to Captain Kennedy at ship's rails. SV Captain Kennedy speaking. Interview with Captain Kennedy. 'I greatly deplore the circumstances which have focussed world wide interest on my ship 'Beaverbrae' and which have caused such disruption in the ports of this country. The strike of the Canadian Seamen's Union was entirely a domestic affair which alone should have been settled in Canada by Canadians. SV Canadian seamen listening. Two Canadian seamen listening. CU Captain Kennedy speaking. 'I am at a loss to understand how British dock workers have allowed themselves to be misled by false propaganda which was put around'.

    SV Interior sound cameras pan to big four dock officials assembling round table. SV Four men seated round table. CU Sir Alexander Maxwell, Chairman of the Committee. SV W G Weston and Sir Thomas Gardiner. CU Sir Thomas Gardiner. CU Sir Frederick Leggatt. CU Sir Alexander Maxwell speaking. 'This Emergency Committee has been set up to help in restoring the Port of London to full working life, so that the free flow of commodities, especially those essential to the community may be resumed in full vigour'. LV Towards cars lined up on quayside awaiting export. SV Cars lined up. LV Lines of motor cars chassis etc. awaiting export. LV Lines of cars under shed. CU 'For Export for Brazil'. TV Troops working at quayside, including sailors. CU Soldier carrying bag. CU Marine looking down hold. TV Lowering large crate into hold of ship. SV Soldier and sailors working together. SV Top view lowering large crate into hold. SV Officer giving signal. CU RAF man. LV Dockside.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:07:00 / 01:47:05:00

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