• Short Summary

    Pathe go out into the streets to ask people about the Fuel Crisis and the position of Mr Shinwell.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Opinion Poll 6 - If You Were Mr Shinwell".

    CU a locomotive drawing coal trucks along a snowy track.

    VS of coal miners working in Barnsley, North Yorkshire.

    VS Barges, laden with coal, coming up the River Thames.

    High angle shot of London street scenes.

    CU Various shots of people in a crowd gathered round Pathe's John Parsons replying to the Question, "If you were Mr. Shinwell, what would you do?".

    LS elevated view of Bill Jordan standing operating his camera, on top of the Pathe truck.

    More shots of people being interviewed - their views on the Fuel Crisis and Manny (Emanuel) Shinwell's position are very varied - from calls for his resignation to support for his position.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1175.14
    Media URN:
    40529
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    20/02/1947
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:29:18:00 / 01:31:19:00
    Canister:
    47/15

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