• Short Summary

    Soldiers and sailors are called in to man electricity power stations during a strike.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Services Man Strike-Bound Power Plants".

    Enfield, London.

    GV Electric grid pylons across fields. Angle shot grid pylon.

    GV Large round cooling towers. Angle shot large round cooling towers. Angle shot Brimsdown Power Station, Enfield. Angle shot power station with chimney stack in centre.

    CU Interior troops stoking furnaces.

    LV Power station pan to troops manoeuvring grab into position.

    SV Soldier pushing grab with pole.

    SV Grab being unloaded into chute. CU Soldier with pole.

    SV Soldier poking coke down chute onto travelling belt. Angle shot anthracite being lifted up on small chute.

    SV Sailors lined up being given instructions.

    CU Sailor from HMS London. CU Sailor from HMS Pembroke.

    SV Petty officer putting notice outside building.

    CU Notice - 'Afternoon Watch, Men Muster 11.55'.

    LV Power Station with police on guard in foreground.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1427.33
    Media URN:
    46541
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    15/12/1949
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:53:00 / 01:48:56:00
    Canister:
    49/100

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