• Short Summary

    A subway strike in New York causes chaos for workers and Christmas shoppers. America.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material.

    New York subway strike. United States of America (USA).

    MS people crowding onto subway train. LS people strap hanging in train. MS deserted area around entrance to subway. Various shots empty platform and line. LS lines of empty trains standing idle. LS crowds walking to work. LS crowds on platform of ordinary railway station as train draws in. CU man sitting in train asleep on his way to work. MS train leaving station crowded with workers.

    MS street in New York, deserted around shops. LS almost empty store. MS empty counters. MS Father Christmas reading paper as there are no children. LS masses of cars approach Manhattan after work. Night shot of cars driving along. MS people crowding railway station trying to get home. MS crowds of people trying to push through barrier which police are trying to close in the station.

    Cataloguer's note: American commentary.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:18:00 / 01:04:29:00
    UN 3024 A

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