• Short Summary

    News report about threatened closure of Ford car plant + shots of plush area of London.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material.

    Colour item.

    News report - Ford threatens to close Dagenham car plant, Essex.

    Various shots of Ford cars being constructed on production line. Panning shot from plant over road to houses and shops. Various shots of shopkeepers being interviewed about the economic effects of strike action and the potential closure of the Ford plant. A wallpaper shop owner, a greengrocer and a fish and chip shop owner all tell the reporter closing the plant will have a devastating effect on the whole Dagenham. Various shots newspaper advertisement boards. Various shots local authority representatives being interviewed. Various shots trade union official being interviewed. More shots of production line.

    Spacing.

    Various shots of plush area of London - does not seem connected to previous story. We see park, canal (Regents Canal, Little Venice?) and statue on horseback. Various shots Victoria train station and bus depot. Brief shot theatre advertising London Festival Ballet.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3391.05
    Media URN:
    92445
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1970 - 1979
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:08:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:18:50:00 / 01:27:00:00
    Canister:
    UN 4647 E

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