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  • Short Summary

    Scottish Express is vandalised in the early days of the General Strike.

  • Description

    General Strike.

    Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear.

    Title: "Scottish Express Wrecked during early days of Strike".

    M/S of a policeman walking in front of a carriage with smashed windows. M/S of an upside down carriage. L/S of a steam engine and coal wagon on their side, a policeman walks inspects the wreck from a field in front of the tracks. M/S of the side of a carriage; the entire door and window frames have been pulled off, revealing the padded seating compartment. Various shots of the smashed up carriages, some policemen look through one of the windows. C/U looking down the narrow corridor next to the compartments inside a carriage; torn curtains flap in the breeze coming through the broken windows.

    After several seconds of white spacing, out takes / cuts start at 01:45:34. Shots are same or similar to those in the edited story.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:44:28:00 / 01:47:10:00
    G 1295

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