Effects of General Strike on life in Britain.
General Strike. Location of events is unknown - mostly looks like London.
M/S of a crane lifting bundles off a cargo ship. L/S of a cheering crowd in a London street. M/S of two men looking at some plans, more men look over their shoulders. C/U of a notice: 'London Milk (Emergency) Advisory Committee'. M/S of men looking at plans.
Various panning shot of a deserted railway station and tracks. High angled shot of heavy traffic on a London street. Various shots of telephone cables being strung up in trees in Hyde Park. M/S of a truck parked outside the gates to Hyde Park. Various shots of a long queue of men.
Intertitle: "Theatres as usual Touring Theatre Companies 'changed over' by char-a-bancs".
M/S of actors carrying props and scenery from the stage door to a parked truck. Panning M/S of a charabanc full of actors, a poster has been attached to the radiator grill. Low angled C/U of an actress sitting behind the wheel. M/S of two charabancs driving past the camera, the actors wave at people on the streets.
Iris out from black, various M/Ss of a group of volunteer policemen (probably students), they mess about in front of the camera. Various shots of M.P.s and other political types arriving at No. 10 Downing Street.