• Short Summary

    British Army units take place of striking longshoremen at London docks while Canadian seamen join strikers marching to Trafalgar Square

  • Description

    Gaumont British News

    SLATE INFORMATION: Dock Strikers March to Mass Meeting

    ENGLAND: London: Various:
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    ARMOURED CARS. Troops in dock strike loading armoured cars bound for Hong Kong


    DEMONSTRATIONS Mass march by dock strikers to Trafalgar Square. Huge crowd seen in the Square for demonstration


    DOCKS Troops still loading ships at the Docks. Loading armoured cars for Hong Kong. 8 mile army of strikers march to Trafalgar Square - past Tower of London where mass demonstration watched by vast crowds.


    STRIKES 8 mile column of dock strikers march to Trafalgar Square for mass meeting. Passing Tower of London en route. Collection by dockers raise over BGP300. Shots of strikers in Trafalgar Square.


    Industrial Relations; Demonstrations

    dockers, crowds, armoured cars, loading, dockworkers, leaders, dockers, collection, strike, striking, picket, labourers, union, unions, labour union, longshoreman
    Background: British Army units take place of striking longshoremen at London docks while Canadian seamen join strikers marching to Trafalgar Square

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA7FSUEKHDHWHW0LJ30HB1E2UJG
    Media URN:
    VLVA7FSUEKHDHWHW0LJ30HB1E2UJG
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    21/07/1949
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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