• Short Summary

    2 million workers stage a 24 hour strike demanding a 15% wage increase.

  • Description

    Greenwich, London & Dagenham, Essex.

    LV strikers marching in protest at Greenwich. SV banners in procession. CU man at meeting. SV strikers listening. CU poster, pan up to speaker. CU man listening.

    SV strikers of Dagenham (2 shots). LV strikers marching past Briggs Factory. GV car assembly line. LV oil refinery. GV aircraft factory. GV ship building yard. LV & SV strikers demonstrate outside Briggs factory. CU poster, pan up to striker. SV three pickets with posters. "Blacklegs come clean" - says one. Pickets slow clap "Blacklegs".

    (Orig.Neg.) (Title "A")

    Note: some of the shots of various factories are library material.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    130.06
    Media URN:
    29038
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    07/12/1953
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:53:00 / 01:13:00:00
    Canister:
    53/94

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