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  • Short Summary

    Soldiers are called in to man power stations as workers go on strike. London.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material.

    Electricity strike. Battersea and Willesden, London.

    Various shots chimneys of Battersea Power Station, which did not go on strike, smoking. LS across river Battersea Power Station with chimneys smoking. MS pickets standing outside Willesden power station with police on guard behind. Various shots army officers arriving to supervise troops who are trying to run the plant.

    MS the General's car driving away after he had inspected the troops. MS soldiers arriving at plant, walking past policeman. MS pickets standing around. MS two men arriving for picket duty. Various shots soldiers coming and going. LS Willesden power station, showing kiln-like chimneys. MS Willesden power station.

    Cataloguer's note: Picture quality not very good.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2280.13
    Media URN:
    65337
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1949
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:28:00 / 01:29:29:00
    Canister:
    UN 2210 D

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