• Short Summary

    Transit Workers Union on strike in New York.

  • Description

    New York, United States of America (USA).

    GV. Train parked in yard, & SV. GV. Of empty platform. GV. Another empty platform and lines. GV. Turnstiles empty. SCU. Pan of turnstiles. GV. Top shot of busy street showing heavy traffic in cars. SV. Cars travelling along busy street. SV. Crowd of people on pavement. SCU. Strikers carrying board 'TWU on Strike'. GV. Buildings, night shot.

    GV. Interior of the City Hall inauguration ceremony of the new Mayor of New York John Lindsay. He is seen on rostrum at centre. CU. Crowd clapping. SCU. Mr Lindsay holding paper at rostrum. SV. Audience. GV. Mr Lindsay being sworn in, he raises his hand, & SV.

    CU. Notice board at a mid town hotel of meeting between Transport Authority and TWU (Transit Workers Union). SV. Group of people around microphones - could be transport authority, & SCU. SV. Michael Quill, President of TWU of America, seated at table talking into microphones, & SCU.

    GV. New York at night. GV. Cars travelling along motorway with blazing headlights. GV. Traffic moving towards camera, & GV.

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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:
    01:11:32:00 / 01:12:53:00

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