• Short Summary

    American strikers are brought to order by the National Guard.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - no paperwork - dates unclear or unknown

    Title reads: "Nation Backs NRA Drive To End Strikes!" American voiceover.

    New York State, United States of America.

    Various shots of people involved in the New York Milk Strike. Farmers are protesting at the prices set by the Control Board. Pickets stop a van and empty out illicit milk from churns found in the back of the vehicle. Strikers shout abuse and throw things at car trying to pass their picket line. State Troopers arrive in cars.

    Shots of the Pennsylvania Coal strike. National Guard Troops with rifles stand guard over striking miners. A group of troopers guard a mine with a large machine gun.

    Shots of General Johnson, recovery administrator, standing next to NRA plane. He is asked about the effects of the strike.

    Mute shots of Hunger Marchers in Washington DC and on their march. They carry banners and are accompanied by slogan bearing vans. Good shots of the leaders including some African Americans. Shots of Lord William and Lady Nancy Astor looking at marchers.

    N.B. The NRA or National Recovery Act was part of the American New Deal.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    572.05
    Media URN:
    58760
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:10:30:00 / 01:12:57:00
    Canister:
    UN 128 G

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