• Short Summary

    As Arthur Deakin announces retirement, the candidates for his post are introduced.

  • Description

    London.

    GV. Transport House. SV. Arthur Deakin (centre) chatting outside Transport House. SV. T.G.W.U. (Transport and General Workers Union) board room. SCU. Mr Deakin, General Secretary of the Union, and his secretary Miss Ivy Saunders. CU. Picture (painting) of Ernest Bevin, Mr Deakin's predecessor. CU. Mr Deakin smiling. GV. Interior, printing presses turning out ballot papers etc., & SV. & CU. SV. Ballot papers being packed. CU. Bundle of ballot papers. GV. Stacked ballot papers awaiting delivery. SV. Papers being loaded into vans. These ballot papers will record the votes for the new General Secretary. SV. Mr Deakin with the six candidates for his job in board room. SCU. Pan, Harry Nicholas, National Secretary of the Engineering Group, pan to Jock Tiffins Assistant General Secretary of the Union, pan to Bill Tudor, National Secretary of the of the Power Workers Section. SCU. Pan, Charles Brandon, Regional Secretary of Number One Region, pan to Frank Cousin, National Secretary of the Road Transport Commercial Group, pan to Tom Hodgson, National Secretary of the General Workers Group.

    (Neg.) (Title Scene "C")

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    513.18
    Media URN:
    30584
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    21/03/1955
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:40:00 / 01:26:48:00
    Canister:
    55/23

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