• Short Summary

    Food rots in London docks as 14,000 workers go on strike.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "LONDON DOCK STRIKE - ELEVEN MAN DISPUTE BLOCKS NATIONS FOOD".

    London.

    General view of idle ships in London docks. Long shot of idle quayside and cranes. Angle shot, idle crane. Dock strikers queuing up for pay. Close up shot of man with cap. Several shots of men receiving pay at pay desk. Long shot, from across the river, to idle ships and cranes. Idle ship at quayside. Mass of cars lined up on quayside. Cars lined up - presumably waiting to be loaded onto ships. Meat vans lined up. Vans lined up with ship in background. Ship at quayside "New Zealand Star" containing food. Idle warehouses. Interior, mass of crates containing tomatoes. Close up shot of a hand holding rotten tomato. Sign "Arthur Horner Speaks to London Port Workers". Dockers at strike meeting. Strikers representative talking to men. Men listening. Side view, speaker addressing men. Men listening. Close up shot of a man with cap listening. Close up shot of another man listening with serious face. Angle shot, another man addressing dockers. Several shots of idle ships in port of London. Tower of London seen in background.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1432.11
    Media URN:
    47080
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    21/06/1948
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:02:00 / 01:18:24:00
    Canister:
    48/50

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