• Short Summary

    Rioting in Trafalgar Square wreck Oswald Mosley's meeting.

  • Description

    Crowds wreck Mosley Rally.

    L/S Police holding crowd back in Trafalgar Square. L/S People shouting in the crowd. L/S Showing the crowd gathered round base of Nelson's Column, where the speakers are. L/S People on the rostrum. M/S The police holding the crowds back. L/S Four policemen carrying a demonstrator off. (2 shots). As the crowd tries to break through the police cordon. M/S Crowd trying to push their way through the police cordon. L/S Police pushing the crowd back. M/S a policeman holding demonstrator round the neck and running him off. L/S Pressmen and Mosley's men watching from the rostrum.

    M/S Pan as a demonstrator breaks through the cordons and is brought down by a policeman. L/S As the crowd at last break through the cordon and rush the rostrum, pulling down hoardings and fighting with the police and Mosley supporters. A Mosley supporter kicks a demonstrator and another man promptly punches him in the face, knocking him down. L/S The crowd rushing the rostrum and fighting with police. L/S As the crowd start throwing sticks and boards at the people on the rostrum. L/S Two policemen catch hold of a couple of demonstrators to cart them off.

    L/S The crowd still tussling with policemen and throwing things at the rostrum. L/S The crowd, now almost under control, clapping and jeering. L/S Men on the rostrum waving Union Jack. M/S Demonstrator being taken off by a policeman. L/S Demonstrators still fighting, being bundled into a police van. L/S Crowd milling around in square. L/S Crowds moving off down side street to Mosley's H.Q. M/S Some of the mob pick up bricks and rubble from a work site. L/S Crowd walking down the street. L/S Police on guard out- side Mosley's H.Q. M/S Interior fascist leader Oswald Mosley speaking to supporters. M/S Pressmen. C/U Mosley speaking.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:13:19:00 / 01:15:22:00

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