• Short Summary

    Soldiers are brought in to break a strike in London's docks.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Guards Move Into London Docks".

    Royal Victoria Dock, London. Soldiers are brought in to break a strike in London's docks.

    SV Lorries loaded with troops driving to London docks. CU Lorry moving past camera, filled with troops. LV Ship tied alongside. SV Troops jumping from lorry. MV Troops marching towards.

    LV Back view troops marching towards 'Argentina Star'. CU Troops marching up and boarding 'Argentina Star' CU Troops boarding ship. SV Crew smiling as soldiers walk up gang plank. SV Soldiers walking up gangplank pan to top of gangplank.

    CU Corporal looking down at the hold. MV Guardsmen bringing meat from fridge and placing it on crane hoist. SV Guardsmen carrying meat from fridge to pile pan down to meat. CU Soldier carries meat to pile, drops it. SV Down hold. Hoist being prepared for raising. CU Guardsmen looking up. CU Hoist full of meat being pulled from hold. CU Windlass revolving. SV Hoist being lowered onto dockside.

    LV Elevated soldiers walking towards meat with trolleys. MV Elevated two soldiers loading meat onto trolley. Trolley pulled away. SV Two officers discussing operations. CU Two soldiers lifting carcass of meat onto trolley. SV Soldiers placing meat on trolley. Trolley pulled away. SV Soldiers working on dockside. GV Dockyard.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:21:00 / 01:28:33:00

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