• Short Summary

    Tea ladies and cleaners march in London to protest for more money in their wage packets.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Mops On The March".

    Embankment, London.

    CU woman holding a mop. CU Woman holding placard - 'Basic Wage £2.10.7d, Rent to Pay and Food to Buy.' CU Press photographers. CU Charwomen with bandeau tied round head.

    The Strand.

    GV Charwomen / tea lady in procession marching up Strand. CU Women marching carrying banners. CU Chars marching carrying mops. CU Pan char marching past with mop. CU Char lady standing on pavement with bucket, waving to women in procession. CU Char walking with mop.

    Lincoln's Inn Fields.

    SV Pan chars waving mops to camera and arriving at Lincoln's Inn. CU Mrs Rose Wasmer, 41-yr-old woman cleaner at the Ministry of Works. Top view from rostrum of chars with mops listening. CU Old char lady listening. CU Another woman. Another old lady looking serious. LV Mrs. Rose Wasmer speaking from rostrum. She states that the chars want 3 3/4d rise, she blames Sir Stafford Cripps for their poor wages. CU Mop, pan up to char smiling. CU Char smiling holding mop. SV Group of chars smiling, holding mops aloft.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1405.07
    Media URN:
    45711
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    07/02/1949
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:25:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:37:00 / 01:13:02:00
    Canister:
    49/11

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