• Short Summary

    Stepney and St. Pancras tenants protest against rent increases.

  • Description

    Stepney, London.

    GV. Tenants of Dunstans Place, Stepney, standing on corner awaiting the bailiffs. GV. Dunstans Place. SV. Policemen standing by. SV. Men who live in Dunstans Place, who have had the day off from work to resist the bailiffs. SV. Children looking out of window, below them is a sign reading "There Was No Place Like Home". GV. Elevated, Dunstans Place, signs strung across the streets. One is painted on a shirt and reads "This Next". Another reads "Hey Diddle Diddle Its All a Big Fiddle". SV. Women standing in group. GV. Dunstans Place.

    GV. Elevated, procession on its way to Kennistoun House, St Pancras, where former paratrooper Don Cook has barricaded himself in his flat, & GV. SV. People in procession. SV. Pan, police van following the procession. GV. People gathered in Leighton road. CU. Sign "Force the Council to Negotiate".

    SV. Councillor addressing meeting of the Tenants' Association. SV. Women applauding. SV. Dummy swinging on end of rope. GV. Crowd in Leighton Road carrying such banners as "Stand by Cook". CU. Woman looking from balcony of her flat. SV. Man blowing bugle from his doorway. LV. Looking along balcony to Cook's flat. SV. Pan, from barbed wire barricade to Cook and a friend on the roof. SV. Cook and his friend. SCU. Men watching from below. LV. Cook behind his barricade sitting on roof, & SCU.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:06:00 / 01:25:16:00

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