• Short Summary

    Striking dockworkers shut down London docks

  • Description

    Gaumont British Ident

    SLATE INFORMATION: Dockland State of Emergency

    ENGLAND: London: Various:
    EXT/INT

    BERKLEY Sq House Meeting of the "Docks Emergency Committee" at Berkeley Sq House. Sir Alexander Maxwell speaks on prime aim of Committee

    DOCKS Mass meeting of dockers at Custom House Field during dock strike. Sailors and soldiers seen unloading ships in the dock. Some stripped to waist. Drinking tea during break. Meeting at Berkeley Square House of Docks Emergency Committee.

    MILITARY BRITISH Soldiers with Naval men seen unloading ships at the Docks during the Dock strike - shots of unloading and drinking tea during break

    NAVAL BRITISH Naval men with Military unloading at docks during dock strike. Good unloading scenes

    STRIKES Dock strike - mass meetings at Custom House field. Police among dockers following King's Proclamation of National Emergency. Soldiers and Sailors seen unloading ships in the docks - stripped to waists. Later, drinking cup of tea during break. Meeting of Docks Emergency Committee at Berkeley Square House

    Industrial Relations

    GARDNER, Sir Thomas

    LEGGET, Sir Frederick William (1884????????1983)

    MAXWELL, Sir Alexander (1880-1963)

    WESTON, Willard Garfield (W.G.) (1898-1978) Canadian businessman


    Proclomation, strikebreakers, cargo
    Background: Striking dockworkers shut down London docks

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAB86C9G93FTSD1FI1K2W3X331H
    Media URN:
    VLVAB86C9G93FTSD1FI1K2W3X331H
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/07/1949
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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