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  • Short Summary

    Workers at the Ford car plant in Dagenham picket and march in protest over pay.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material -

    Dagenham, Essex.

    Various shots of policemen holding back crowds of striking workers on the picket line at the Ford Motor Company factory in Dagenham. Some of the pickets break free to try to get through the gates of the factory but are stopped by the police.

    VS of strikers marching in protest. They carry a Trade Union banner for the AUEW. VS of strikers and supporters being held back behind police lines. MS factory security men close the factory gates. LS of strike meeting. CU of chain being used to lock the gates. MS a trades union official speaks into a megaphone. More shots of marching Trade Unionists - banners include 'Government - Hands Off Ford Negotiations' and 'Back Down Ted'. More shots of march. Ext. of Ford factory. Shots of cars stockpiled on transporter lorries and in car parks waiting to be allowed out for sale.

    Cataloguer's Note: Colour is not great in this story - MD.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1970 - 1979
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:31:00 / 01:08:42:00
    UN 4643 B

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