• Short Summary

    The Dockers lose the last round of their battle with B.S.A.

  • Description

    Grosvenor House, London.

    LV. Grosvenor House. GV. Front door of Grosvenor House with crowds outside and B.S.A. shareholders going in. CU. Shareholders walking in, looking grim. CU. Bearded shareholder walking in. SV. Man produces pass as he passes camera to get in. GV. Sir Bernard Docker, now former Chairman of B.S.A. gets out of his car. CU. Press photographers. GV. Sir Bernard stands beside the car as Lady Docker climbs out. They pose. SV. The bonnet of the Docker's car showing the number plate 'ND 5.' GV. The car. CU. Evening News placard 'The Dockers Go Into Battle' camera tilts up to vendor's face.

    LV. Dockers' yacht 'Shemara' lying at anchor. SV. Sir Bernard and Lady Docker at the top of the gangway waving. GV. Miners climbing up the gangway and being received at the top by Lady Docker. SV. Miners clustered around the tray of champagne, helping themselves. TV. Lady Docker dances the hornpipe surrounded by miners. CU. Lady Docker dancing. CU. Sir Bernard Docker watching and grinning. SV. A. line of magnificent food. Camera tilts up to show Lady Docker carving a large joint of meat whilst miners cluster around with plates. TV. Sir Bernard and Lady Docker at Ascot. She is wearing a floral print frock with a large hat. TV. The Dockers at another Ascot meeting. She is wearing a fur trimmed suit and a large hat. TV. Lady Docker holding a cricket bat, surrounded by people in evening dress while Sir Len Hutton kneels down beside her giving her instruction. CU. Sir Bernard waving and smiling. SV. Lady Docker kneeling on the floor with Sir Len Hutton hitting marbles with a cricket bat. GV. The Dockers talking to Stirling Moss who is sitting in a vintage car outside the Motor Show. GV. Different angle, the Dockers talking to Stirling Moss dressed as Sherlock Holmes. GV. The gold-plated Daimler at the Motor Show. CU. The bonnet of the car. SV. The Dockers sitting inside car looking at the controls.

    GV. Grosvenor House with people clustered outside. GV. Some shareholders emerging. SV. Some grim looking shareholders coming out. CU. Lady Docker standing outside being interviewed, looking reasonably happy. GV. Sir Bernard standing beside the Daimler. SV. Lady Docker looking rather sad through the window of her car. SV. The Dockers' car leaves and heads off down the street.

    (Orig. Neg.) (Title scene B.)

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:00:00 / 01:18:09:00

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