• Short Summary

    The striking dockers from London gather for a meeting in Trafalgar Square.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "State of Emergency. The Dockers March".


    GV Strikers marching through Canning Town. SV Towards striker holding Union Jack passing. LV Strikers marching down Embankment. SV Towards strikers marching with placards.

    Trafalgar Square.

    LV packed Trafalgar Square . SV Harry Vanloo of the Docks Committee and Labour Party Councillor speaking. SV Docks workers listening. MV Angle shot Canadian strikers holding banners. MV Side view Albert Timothy addressing crowd. People putting on rain coats. CU Canadian Seaman. SV. Bud Doucette, Canadian, speaking. MV dense crowd holding umbrellas.

    MV John Platts-Mill MP speaking. 'It comes at a time when the people of Britain are forming their ranks and though they don't all realise it, under the leadership of the workers of Britain, for the heaviest and maybe the decisive battle which will come in these coming days against the slashing of the standard of living which they are threatened. MV crowd moving about and putting on raincoats. MV Sam Mott Chairman, takes mike from Platt-Mills. MV Crowd around and seated on Lion. MV Chairman calling for order as striker on platform calls out to unseen demonstrators. Chairman says 'When I first started this morning when I duly carried out the honours - order please, or you will be ejected from the crowd' Cries of 'Hear, Hear'. MV Crowd applauding.

    London Docks.

    SV Line of Idle ships. LV Idle ships on both side of river.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:17:00 / 01:03:05:00

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