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  • Short Summary

    The effects of the General Strike on life in Great Britain.

  • Description

    General Strike.

    Various shots of men erecting temporary distribution centres on Hyde Park. Various shots of men stringing up telephone wires in trees in the park. Various shots of deserted tracks and railway stations. Various shots of a queue of men and women lining up in front of a poster appealing for volunteers to help run the essential services during the strike. L/S of a long queue of men.

    Note: please see also records for GENERAL STRIKE NUMBER 1, GENERAL STRIKE NUMBER 2 and GENERAL STRIKE NUMBER 3 in G 1290.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    494.12
    Media URN:
    25740
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    06/05/1926
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:26:34:00 / 01:28:11:00
    Canister:
    G 1291

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