• Short Summary

    Union leaders and Railway bosses announce the settlement of a strike.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused Material -

    United States of America (USA). American rail strike is settled.

    Alvanley Johnston, President of Railway Engineers Union with Mr AF Whitney President of the Railway Workers Union. Johnston Outlines reasons why strike has been called off.

    MS John Pelley President of the American Association of Railroads passing down hotel corridor crammed with newsmen and news cameramen.

    MS Pelley shaking hands with Alvanley Johnson and AF Whitney.

    VS of Dr John Steelman reading the agreement. Steelman shakes hands with other men. VS of Union Leaders. MS CJ Goff with John J Pelley.

    Several shots of Streamlined electric train in motion but not at speed. MS of African-American railway porter. CU of coupling system. More shots of trains underway.

    Cataloguer's Note: Sound very poor - Neg sound - MD. Paperwork suggests date around May 1946.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:19:14:00 / 01:25:35:00
    UN 1466 C

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