• Short Summary

    Bus strike over employment of an Indian man as trainee conductor.

  • Description

    West Bromwich, Birmingham, West Midlands.

    Bus strike over employment of an Indian man, Mr Patel, as trainee conductor. SV. Idle buses in garage, & SV. GV. Empty street. SCU. Woman and little girl crossing road. CU. Conductor in question, Mr Patel. SCU. Pickets warming their hands over brazier. LV. Pickets waiting to turn buses back. LV. Bus driving up to stop at picket line. SV. Passengers getting off. SV. Pan, West Bromwich bus defying pickets.

    (Neg.) (Title Scene "L")

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    509.17
    Media URN:
    30502
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    03/03/1955
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:13:28:00 / 01:13:59:00
    Canister:
    55/18

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    Amongst the buses seen is, at 00:03, a Daimler CVG6/Metro-Cammell, Reg. No. KEA 178.

  2. GeoffW says

    The "Buses on Screen" site says of this catalogue that " free low-quality versions can be downloaded - these are typically 1.5MB in size". But I can't see any way of doing this - is it no longer the case?

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