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    Stratford, England: GV Stratford Town Hall. Angle V Sign 'TOWN HALL' pan down to Striker's outside. SV Policeman among strikers. BV Strikers. BV Strikers into hall for meeting. BV Ditto.

    Shell Mex House, London, England: GV Shell Mex House. GV Pan Int. Control room of Shell Mex. SV Ditto. SCU Man sticking flag into map on wall. CU Ditto.


    GV Shell Mex House at 3.5 p.m. with trees in f-g.

    Closer V Ditto.

    SV Int. People at work in control room. SV Man filling in personnel blackboard. CU Pan Boards - 'VEHICLES & PERSONNEL'

    Romford, England: GV R.A.F. men lined up at Romford. CU Pan R.A.F. Types. LV R.A.F marching towards. CU Getting into trucks. T Men around tankers & installations. SV Pan Navy moving off to see to the boilers. BV Men gathered around 'instructor' SV Men on platform overlooking petrol tanker, listening to instructors. SCU Men lifting inlet covers on top of tankers. SCU Instructor showing soldiers how to use dip-stick.

    CU Soldiers getting into driver's cab. CU Tanker moving off. GV Pan Tanker along road.

    ENGLAND: TRANSPORT STRIKE COLLAPSES. London:-Six-thousand servicemen successfully distribute petrol throughout Capital. Strikers at mass meetings decide to return to work. Poplar, England GV Pan Oil tanker going into Bus Depot at Poplar. SV Bus workers closing door in cameraman's face. GV Tanker going to the Standard Bottle works. CU Soldier out of driver's cabin. SV Men fixing connection for fuel supply. CU Ditto. CU Soldier looks into petrol tanker. GV Cleveland petrol tanker which skidded at Poplar pan to Firemen standing by. CU Pan Damaged tanker on pavement.

    GOOD SCENES. CU Truck driver giving thumbs up. SV Pan Truck towards. Sv Army truck moving into Poplar depot. SV Soldiers get out of trucks. SV Soldiers follow instructions in driver's cab. CU Ditto. GV National Benzole tanker at petrol station. CU Soldier fitting pipe to tanker. CU Soldier putting petrol pipe down manhole. SV Petrol station being supplied with National Benzole.

    Shell Depot, Fulham, England: GTV Pan Shell tankers at Fulham Depot being manned by soldiers. BV Men on line of tankers being filled. SV Ditto. Angle V Soldiers on top of tanker. GV Line of tankers being filled & line of barrels in f-g, being filled.

    England: TRANSPORT STRIKE COLLAPSES. London:- Six-thousand servicemen successfully distribute petrol throughout capital. Strikers at mass meetings decide to return to work. Edgware, England GV Shell tanker at petrol station in Edgware. SV Soldier trying to make connection down manhole (having difficulty because regular drivers have control key) SV Soldier & Station Manager looking on. CU Looking down manhole, soldier trying to make connection. CU Soldier looks on. GV Pan Tanker leaving petrol station & moving past line of traffic.

    Industrial Relations; Military - Active; Great Britain


    Whole story is under:-STRIKES.

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