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  • Short Summary

    Material relating to newsreel story "The Big Strike" - 56/61.

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    Selected originals (offcuts, selected scenes, out-takes, rushes) for story "The Big Strike" 56/61.

    GV. Inside Austin Factory showing sign "The Ships are Waiting" and cars on the assembly line. SV. Cars on the assembly line being inspected and checked. GV. Inside the factory - cars and and a few workers about. SV. Outside - lorry trying to get through aided by police while pickets try to stop its exit or entry (not sure). As the lorry gets through and drives away man tries to get in the cabin. GV. Police and pickets standing about. SV. Workers sitting, sunning themselves outside the factory. SV. Workers and police hanging round lorry. SV. Lorry trying to get through while workers try to push it back LV. Masses of workers and police holding them back, & SV & SCU. GV. Police pushing back crowd. GV. Police and pickets standing outside. GV. Pickets and police outside factory, & SV. SV. Workers sitting down in front of lorry, & LV. SCU. Mounted police. SCU. Workers arguing. LV. Massed workers trying to top lorry getting in, & SV. LV. Lorry backs out and the workers applaud. SV. Workers watching. LV. Pickets walking round with their boards. LV. Workers assembled watched by police getting their pay. CU. Hands counting pound notes. SV. Workers carrying boards parading outside factory, pan to poster on the pavement "Be Men, Come Out". GV. Street buses going by. SV. Workers receiving their pay. GV. Inside the factory - cars lined up and few workers about. GV. Cars ready to be moved and being washed. SV. Workers parading with placard. SV. marching workers.

    (Orig. Neg.)

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued / unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:49:00 / 01:50:45:00
    56/61 E (Selected Originals)

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