• Short Summary

    Building trade workers march in protest to Hyde Park after changes to their tea breaks.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "London. Hands Off Tea Break".

    Building trade workers march in protest to Hyde Park.

    GV line of tea break marchers marching down towards Oxford Circus carrying banners. SV Ditto with men carrying large banner reading "Shell Site South Bank, Hands Off Tea Breaks". SV pan marchers going round into Oxford Circus. SV the traffic held up. SV police holding up marchers for traffic to cross road. SV Marchers held up pan to traffic driving across Oxford Circus. SV marchers one man has his own supply of tea pouring it out from flask. SV people on pavements watching. GV marchers going down Oxford St. SV Ditto. GV pan traffic held up.

    GV mass of marchers listening to a speaker in Hyde Park. SV men listening to speaker. SV boards with various drawings leaning up against wire fencing. CU boards with the wording "No Pay As You Urn" pan to other drawings with the wording "These Have Tea Breaks Why Not These". LV Afro-Caribbean Union member speaking to the marchers. SV men applauding. GV mass of marchers listening to speaker. SV workman sitting on top of scaffolding high over London all by himself eating a sandwich.

    (Pathe Neg)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:09:48:00 / 01:10:58:00

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