• Short Summary

    Violent street fight between the striking textile workers and National Guard.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "CIVIL WAR AT SAYLESVILLE - Textile workers on strike, in conflict with Police."

    Saylesville, United States of America (USA).

    Various shots of the crowds on the street throwing stones. They are textile workers on strike attacking the mills.

    Various shots of the army (National Guard) charging at rioters - they are armed. Men are seen running away in all directions.

    More shots of the riots. Rioters throwing stones, smoke on the streets (tear gas), guardsmen running around with guns arresting people.

    Several shots of the fight between the guardsmen and rioters at the cemetery - men hide behind gravestones.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    797.06
    Media URN:
    8983
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    20/09/1934
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:07:24:00 / 01:08:32:00
    Canister:
    34/76

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