• Short Summary

    Unemployed men sold by auction at Boston

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: Unemployed Men "Sold" at auction. Boston - Old Common sees sight that recalled slave days the parade of the jobless

    USA: Massachusetts: Boston:
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    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

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVABDUCPLIWPDP7BZS936CJZB3KS
    Media URN:
    VLVABDUCPLIWPDP7BZS936CJZB3KS
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont Graphic Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/09/1921
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:30:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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