• Short Summary

    Marchers in Washington DC demand welfare payments and insurance.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - no paperwork - dates unclear or unknown

    Title reads: "Well Fed Reds! 'Hunger Marchers', escorted by police, parade in Washington." American voiceover.

    Washington DC, United States of America.

    Parade of marchers aiming to help the hungry. Shot of Lord William and Lady Nancy Astor looking at marchers. Shots of marchers. The voiceover describes them as a 'bizarre collection dominated by aliens and coloured radicals.' Nice shot as they march towards the Capitol building. Tilt down Capitol. Shots of leaders of march walking from the building. More shots of marchers. Group of marchers climb out of taxi with arms full of food.

    Title reads: "News Flashes! Radicals stage new 'hunger march' on Washington."

    High angle view of large group of Hunger Marchers. Lorries drive past with slogans on the side. Marchers and supporters - many giving a clenched fist Communist salute. More shots of lorries carrying marchers. CU sign reading: "We Refuse To Starve! We Demand Unemployment Insurance - Paid By The Bosses and Government."

    N.B. The voiceover is very much against these depression era marchers and questions their motives and level of need.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:06:36:00 / 01:08:00:00
    UN 128 B

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