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  • Short Summary

    Civilian volunteers maintain gas supply during strike at Mill Hill Gas Works.

  • Description

    Mill Hill, London.

    General Strike 1926 - Civilian volunteers coal heaving at Mill Hill gas works.

    Title: "City Men as Stokers. 'Black Coated Brigade' help to keep up gas supply during strike at Mill Hill Gas Works".

    M/S of three men standing on a slag heap, they using shovels to fill a skip full of coal. M/S of more smartly dressed men filling skips, a lone man in a flat cap watches from a bridge in the background. M/S of a group of men tipping out one of the skips. M/S of men tipping up another skip and shovelling the coal onto a vertical conveyor belt. More shots of skips being unloaded.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    490.25
    Media URN:
    25726
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    03/05/1926
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:55:54:00 / 01:57:24:00
    Canister:
    G 1290

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