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  • Short Summary

    Good footage of Trade Unionist Tom Mann boarding ship for South Africa.

  • Description

    Tom Mann Re-embarking for South Africa - date unknown but probably early 1920s.

    Location of events unknown - Southampton?

    M/S of Tom Mann; Trade Unionist and Socialist, walking up ramp and boarding ship. CU group of people; Mann with a lady; and several men on ship's deck. CU group of men posing; Mann in FG removes cap; points to cam; etc.

    M/S of Mann shaking hands like a politician with men passing by; rigging in BG. CU Mann waving from deck. CU more handshaking.

    Travel; boats and ships; labour unions.

    Note: Tom Mann visited South Africa in 1914 and 1922. In 1914 9 TU leaders were deported from South Africa - could be connected to this footage.

    Cataloguer's note: Mann looks like an exuberant character! This is great stuff!

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Old negatives
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1922
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:36:28:00 / 01:37:14:00
    ON 171 I

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