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  • Short Summary

    London kids collect up every last scrap of coal while Miners' wives protest against the strike.

  • Description

    London.

    Intertitle: "The COAL CRISIS. London Kiddies - taking no chances - gather every scrap of fuel - while Miners' wives protest and Leaders deliberate".

    C/U of a group of scruffy kids, one boy in roller-skates is collecting scraps of coal in an old sack, a policeman enters and confiscates the sack. M/S of children smashing up lumps of coal to put in bags - some have hammers, others smash it on the ground, in the background a crowd of passers-by watch.

    M/S of two women holding a large banner - "MINERS WIVES AGAINST A STRIKE", two policemen can be seen in the foreground.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    214.16
    Media URN:
    21596
    Group:
    Unissued / unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    27/09/1920
    Sound:
    silent
    hd format:
    2k
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:23:00 / 01:16:56:00
    Canister:
    G 706

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