• Short Summary

    A strike brings London Docks to a halt - Workers won't blackleg according to their posters.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "MI5 Called In To Investigate Dock Dispute".

    London Docks. British Secret Service investigate dock strike caused by dockers refusing to unload Canadian ship 'Beaverbrae'.

    SV Front view ship alongside, man in foreground. (For super. title).

    LV idle dockyards. SV Empty barges moored alongside.

    SV Angle shot of ship "Beaverbrae" tied alongside. CU Name 'Beaverbrae' on stern of ship pan to GV of docks showing ship moored.

    LV dockers standing around restaurant. Other walking along street with posters.

    MV Towards dockers walking along with posters. SV Towards dockers walking along with posters.

    GV Dockers standing around outside building, posters on railing.

    SV Docker adjusting poster. CU Poster. (3 shots).

    LV dockers at meeting. SV dockers in crowd. CU dock worker in crowd.

    SV Union man on box talking to crowd. CU Man in cap replies to speaker above. GV Crowd. CU striker in crowd. SV Another speaker. CU heckler in crowd replies to speaker.

    LV Export cars lined up on dockside. CU Export notices on car windscreen.

    MV Ship ties alongside. GV Idle dockyards.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1417.13
    Media URN:
    46167
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    07/07/1949
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:18:03:00 / 01:19:07:00
    Canister:
    49/54

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