• Short Summary

    Riots on streets of New York - people attack cab drivers - police does nothing to protect them.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "America - U.S. TAXI STRIKE - Amazing scenes in centre of New York as strikers "get out of hand.""

    New York, United States of America (USA).

    Various shots of the chaos on New York streets - halted traffic, cars, taxis, masses of people and mounted police. Strikers attack taxi drivers and smash cars.

    A man pushes white car on a police motorbike. Policeman gets off the bike and runs away. Men surround the taxi, smash windows and hit the cab driver. Mounted policeman looks on but does not do anything. Crowd pushing another car, trying to smash it.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    779.29
    Media URN:
    8610
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    05/04/1934
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:32:00 / 01:48:37:00
    Canister:
    34/28

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