• Short Summary

    In order to deal with the effects of the strike, London converts Hyde Park into a depot for food, milk, and other goods; food is transported in on an armed convoy

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: In London, Hyde Park was turned into a depot for milk and food and supplies

    ENGLAND: London: Hyde Park:
    EXT

    Hyde Park becomes a supply depot during the General Strike

    food economy, labour, citizens, rations, civil crisis

    ENGLAND, LONDON, HYDE PARK


    MLV queue of military trucks along street, soldiers standing at back

    (4ft)


    MLV (back view) ditto, followed by truck transporting several soldiers, around corner

    (19ft)


    MLV to LV truck towards and through Hyde Park gates (back view), one truck marked at back: FOOD FOR -- HYDE PARK people passing by in FG

    (28ft)


    MLV military convoy past towards camera, traffic (open top double decker in BG)

    (38ft)


    MLV military trucks along towards camera (one truck marked in front: WILLMENT BROS. EXCAVATORS)

    (51ft)


    MLV (back view) trucks along away from camera

    (60ft)


    MLV men standing on truck unloading it

    (63ft)


    MLV soldiers, watching (two shots)

    (69ft)


    MLV group of men infront of row of trucks (smoke coming up over driver's seat), one man sweeping ground

    (81ft)


    MLV convoy along street (one truck marked on side: MANN,CROSSMAN & PAULEN - PUTNEY BREWERY)

    (86ft)


    MLV convoy along towards camera, other traffic along in FG

    (101ft)


    MLV convoy along away from camera (back view), soldiers sitting on trucks

    (104ft)


    ELEVATED MLV convoy along street, people along pavements

    (113ft)


    ELEVATED LV convoy along, people along pavements

    (118ft)


    ELEVATED MLV ditto

    (121ft)


    MLV armoured cars around corner and towards camera

    (134ft)


    MLV convoy along towards camera

    (142ft)


    LV to MLV armoured cars towards camera

    (146ft)


    MLV to LV (back view) ditto, away from camera

    (151ft)


    MLV truck with soldier sitting at back, across-square, horse-drawn cart across in other direction and passersby

    (155ft)


    MLV (back view) convoy under arch and people looking on.

    (167ft)

    workers, truck, unloading, children
    Background: In order to deal with the effects of the strike, London converts Hyde Park into a depot for food, milk, and other goods; food is transported in on an armed convoy

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA95CM0BIV1HR5XPFAXSI3GQPBF
    Media URN:
    VLVA95CM0BIV1HR5XPFAXSI3GQPBF
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont Graphic Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/05/1926
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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