Strike in coal mines of the North of France.
MS. Harbes. The barges stand empty waiting for coal. Several shots of the trains of coal waiting for departure. LS. Factory chimneys without smoke. MS. Cokeries of Henin Lietard with wagons full of coal waiting for coking. Three workers of the Security Service eating and drinking in front of cokeries at Anby. Various shots of the meeting of workers at Mericourt. CU. Workers at meeting. LS. Pit head idle - three shots. MS. Railway yard with wagons loaded with coal. MS. Closed factory gate. MS. Men opening factory gates and letting workmen in one by one. MS. Miners playing football in front of pit head - two shots. MS. Miners playing cards in front of entrance to mine. CU. Miner playing cards. MS. Miners playing bowls. CU. Miner bowling. MS. Horses from mines passing along a road with harvested field in background.
Date found in the old record 11/10/1948.