• Short Summary

    Women's liberation members have sued McSorley's bar in New York, the oldest tavern in the United States and for more than 100 years a haven for men drinkers only.

  • Description

    1.
    GV McSorley's old tavern PAN DOWN TO entrance
    0.05

    2.
    SV Women attempt to enter
    0.11

    3.
    SV Sign "India Pale Ale"
    0.14

    4.
    SV Another sign "Dorothy O'Connell"
    0.16

    5.
    SV Girl looks through window ZOOM TO CU
    0.19

    6.
    SV Girls arguing with doorman (3 shots)
    0.32

    7.
    SV Manager speaking
    0.43

    8.
    SV Men drinking at bar (4 shots)
    1.01


    TRANSCRIPT: SEQ. 4: MR. O'CONNELL-KERWON: "Well McSorley's opened in 1854 by John McSorley and it was his policy to serve only ale should be enjoyed only int he companionship of fellow men."




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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Women's liberation members have sued McSorley's bar in New York, the oldest tavern in the United States and for more than 100 years a haven for men drinkers only.

    The tavern, in Greenwich Village, has not allowed women to enter during business hours since it was built in 1854, including its present owner, Mrs. Dorothy O'Connell-Kerwin. Recently members of the women's liberation movement sued Mrs. O'Connell-Kerwin in an attempt to gain entry to the alehouse. Mrs. O'Connell-Kerwin has appealed.

    Mr. Dan O'Connell-Kerwin, her son and McSorley's manager, was asked about the ban on women entering.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA2499R2WMNAXEZ03SBKQORZHUR
    Media URN:
    VLVA2499R2WMNAXEZ03SBKQORZHUR
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/07/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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