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  • Short Summary

    Mass demonstrations and idle coal mines - the General Strike of 1926.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material.

    Title reads: "Labour organised a monster demonstration to Hyde Park".

    London.

    Various shots of mass demonstration through streets, people carry banners representing various Socialist and Labour movements. The demonstration congregates in Hyde Park, a man on a soapbox gives a speech.

    Flash frame intertitle: "Idle pits everywhere".

    Various shots of pithead and collieries - no work is taking place as all the miners are striking.

    Intertitle: "City men as Stokers- Black Coated Brigade help to keep up gas supply during strike at Mill Hill Gas Works".

    Note: this item is similar to stories in Pathe Gazette issue G 1290 about the General Strike.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2060.12
    Media URN:
    62705
    Group:
    Unissued / unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:55:01:00 / 01:56:04:00
    Canister:
    UN 1290 D

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