• Short Summary

    Police and demonstrators clash over rent row. London.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Eviction battle on.

    Riots break out over rent row. London.

    High angle shot Donald Cook looking down from his barricaded window in Kennistoun House. Various shots of crowds waving to him from pavement showing large letters in middle of road reading "No Evictions". Donald Cook climbs back into his room. M/S's crowds and police around Silverdale House flats. M/S flats. M/S Arthur Rowe addressing the crowds after his eviction. M/S police standing shoulder to shoulder outside Kennistoun House waiting to face the angry crowds. M/S police lined up across roadway. M/S woman looking out of window of flat. M/S police and crowds massing in the street around Kennistoun House. C/U Donald Cook (Cooke?) sitting on wall after his eviction. He stands up on wall to watch the continuation of the battle.

    M/S mass of police lined up in roadway. C/U man in crowd arguing with police. M/S police having a scuffle with man, he is knocked down to the ground. M/S two ambulance men carrying screaming woman and trying to get her into ambulance, they succeed then follows a general free-for-all of men and women around the ambulance door. M/S's police rounding up people in street. Various shots of crowds gathered at St. Pancras at night. Various shots of marchers and police clashing. Police grab demonstrators and drag them off. M/S police pushing against the crowds. General shots of fighting. Various shots as demonstrators are carried off.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:04:12:00 / 01:06:52:00

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