• Short Summary

    Railway strike talks in Unity House, London and Standard workers' meeting in Coventry.

  • Description

    London.

    Towards train at speed. SV. Signal man pulling levers. Angle shot, signals raising. SV. Pan, train passing signal box at speed. GV. Train entering terminal. CU. Station clock. SV. Queue at station barriers. SCU. Relief train sign going up. SV. Holiday makers on platform boarding train. SCU. Steam escaping from engine. SV. Guard waving train off. CU. Train engines pistons and wheels. SV. Towards, train leaving station.

    Rail strike meeting at Unity House, Euston Road, London.

    GV. Unity House, Euston Road. SCU. Sign "National Union of Railwaymen" GV. Interior, executive meeting on way. SV. President J. W. Stafford addressing meeting. SV. Members listening. SCU. Mr J. Campbell General Secretary of Union, on the left, and the President J. W. Stafford on the right. SV. Another delegate rising to speak. CU. Mr Campbell Mr Stafford. LV. Another member rising to speak.

    (Neg.) (Title Scene "C")

    Strike meeting at Standard Auto Works, Coventry.

    GV. Mass workers' meeting in Coventry. SCU. Mr Edelman Socialist MP addressing meeting, & AS. SCU. Strikers. GV. Show of hands. CU. Strikers applauding. GV. Mass meeting.

    (Neg.) (Title Scene "F")

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    497.37
    Media URN:
    30329
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    20/01/1955
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:52:33:00 / 01:54:08:00
    Canister:
    55/2

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