Unemployed men sold by auction at Boston
SLATE INFORMATION: Unemployed Men "Sold" at auction. Boston - Old Common sees sight that recalled slave days the parade of the jobless
USA: Massachusetts: Boston:
High Angle shot of unemployed men marching through crowd - many of the unemployed are carrying paper parcels
TITLE: "Shorn lambs" eat lunch donated by business men
SV men sitting in rows, opening their packed lunch boxes and eating their packed lunch. (2 shots).
TITLE: Urbain Ledoux pleads for jobs for them.
BV Ledoux (champion of the unemployed) addressing crowd of men
TITLE: On the Auction Block
BV "seller" and unemployed man stand facing crowd, unemployed man has bare thin back towards camera.
TITLE: Dog and man sold together for $5
SV unemployed man standing holding dog in front of crowd.
TITLE: Couple "buys" boy until he can get work
SV boy standing between well dressed middle aged couple - The youth clasping the hand of the woman steps down off the platform, the man shakes the hand of the "dealer".
MV Ledoux smiling
Background: Unemployed men sold by auction at Boston