• Short Summary

    Ford workers strike over pay and productivity deal bringing factories to a standstill.

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    Halewood and Dagenham, Essex.

    Several shots of exterior of Ford factory at Halewood, showing deserted grounds and empty car parks during strike over pay and productivity deal.

    A few workers are seen leaving in cars and on foot from the works gate. General view of Ford plant, pan to large car park full of new cars.

    General views of Law Courts. Several shots of Ford members leaving Law Courts for lunch break.

    Shots of Ford plant at Dagenham. Several shots of pickets in road outside main gate. Police stand by. A man gives out leaflets. Another speaks through megaphone.

    Interior of NUVB (National Union of Vehicle Builders) offices with men filling out forms for dispute benefit pay. C/U of table with forms on it and sign reading 'Dagenham No. 1'; pan up to Mr Miller, Secretary of NUVB, showing striker how to fill in form. Several shots of men and women filling in forms.

    Various shots of Ford cars, mostly Capris, ready in car park for export. C/Us of stickers on the windows show destinations such as Denmark, Achau Via Linz, IVFD via Newark.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:49:56:00 / 01:52:22:00

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