Demonstration in pouring rain at Trafalgar Square, idle ships, march through streets.
Trafalgar Square, London.
LS. Pan from couple under umbrella standing on fringe of Trafalgar Square to G.V. meeting. LS. G.V. meeting. MS. Mr. J.F.F. Platts-Mills, M.P. for Finsbury, speaking. LS. Dockers marching to Trafalgar Square. MS. Onlookers. CU. Harry Vanloo addressing crowd. MV. Bud Doucette, Canadian seaman, addressing meeting. LV. G.V. pan from fountain to people dispersing in rain at end of meeting. Docks. LV. G.V. idle ships on both banks of the river. LS. Idle ships on one bank. (2 shots). LS. Idle ships on other bank. MS. Idle ships. LS. Top view marchers going along Embankment. MV. Towards marchers bearing flag of the London Port Workers. MV. Top view marchers with placards. MV. Marchers with flags and medals. SV. Marchers with placard - 'Trade Unionists - We Win - You Win'. LV. and MV G.V. meeting in Trafalgar Square. LV. Crowds applauding. LV. G.V. crowds dispersing after meeting. LV. Pan meeting past fountain. (Albert Timothy speaking over this scene). MV. Crowd applauding. MV. Dockers listening. LV. G.V. elevated meeting, taken from platform. SCU. Side view Ted Dicken Transport & General Workers Union speaking, of the Transport and General Workers Union. (2 shots). SCU. Harry Vanloo speaking. SCU. Poster of the London Port Workers, being held by men. SCU. Poster. SCU. Canadian seamen holding poster. SCU. More posters. LS. People dispersing in rain. MV. Couple with umbrella standing by fountain in Trafalgar Square. SCU. Platts-Mills speaking. LV. Trafalgar Square with people walking around fountains.
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Note: sound intermittent.