• Short Summary

    The Trades Union Congress hold their annual Conference in Southport.

  • Description

    Southport, Merseyside. TUC Conference - Trades Union Congress.

    Big GV.. Conference in progress. CU. President Mr. C J Geddes addressing delegates. CU. Delegates on top table listening. SCU. Mr. Geddes speaking. GV. Auditorium delegates listening. SCU. Man outside conference hall holding placard: "T.U.C. ruling against Northern blue union members has sabotaged trade unionists in Northern Ports." GV. of miners' delegates

    Outside hall. SV. Delegates coming out of congress. SCU. Wee Georgie Wood and Jim Guthrie (Footballer) outside congress. SCU. Tom O'Brien MP, Edith Summerskill and Joe Godson (American Labour Attache). GV. Delegates pouring out of congress. CU. Jock Tiffin (on left) Deakin's successor at TGWU (Transport & General Workers Union) chatting another man. SV. Towards Harold Wilson, Hugh Gaitskell, Morgan Phillips (General Secretary of the Labour Party) strolling along. CS. of them as they come to a halt.

    (Orig.Neg.) (Title scene G.)

    Selected originals exist for this item - see other records.

    Note: This item also appears on Pathe Master tape *PM0070* with individual Film ID number 70.35.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    571.44
    Media URN:
    31561
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    08/09/1955
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:52:14:00 / 01:53:08:00
    Canister:
    55/72

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