• Short Summary

    Officials try to minimise damage caused by National rail strike.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Strike But No Chaos".

    Officials try to minimise damage caused by rail strike.

    GV Elevated, London showing traffic in streets. GV Practically empty street with a few cars. GV Cars coming over bridge. SV Man in shorts running along pavement. SV Pony and trap going past camera. SV People walking along street. GV Motorcyclist coming down street turns corner in front of camera to show Pathe cameraman filming from pillion.

    CU Transport Minister Mr Ernest Marples talking to two policemen. CU Marples. SV Marples taking his bicycle. GV Marples cycling past camera.

    CU Mr George Woodcock, TUC General Secretary (Trades Union Congress). GV The British Transport Commission building, Marylebone Road. SV NUR (National Union of Railwaymen) leader Sydney Greene and another man leaving building. CU Sydney Greene.

    GV Deserted Waterloo Station, pan to show departure board. SV Lone man sitting on seat surrounded by pigeons. GV Deserted Victoria Station. GV Buses at London Bridge. SV Empty bus going past camera. CU Iron gate at tube station. GV Elevated, tube trains in sidings. (2 shots). GV steam locomotives in sidings at Wealdstone. SV Loco wheels. GV Golf course. GV Cars parked. SV People swinging on golf course. GV Yachts on the Welsh Harp. GV Anglers on river bank. SV Woman mowing lawn. SV Man tending dahlias.

    GV Deserted Whitehall. CU Sign "Strike Car Park". GV Horseguards Parade packed with cars. GV Building pan to show cars parked in streets. SV Motorcycles parked in street. SV Police carrying away a motorscooter. Travel shot, man moving along reading his Times. Travel shot, the man is seated on back of tandem while chauffeur pedals, he doffs his hat.


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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:
    01:12:04:00 / 01:14:12:00

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