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Needs Must when the Devil Drives

Synopsis
Through the memories of women workers in Oxfordshire, their struggles and determination to stand up for both trade union and women’s rights are demonstrated. Uses archive material, including the first showing of a photographic collection of striking women textile workers in 1914 that is unique in the labour movement. Discusses the 1873 Ascott-under-Wychwood strike of the National Agricultural Union and the establishment of the Transport and General Workers Union in the Cowley car plants.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video; Videocassette. VHS. col. 35 min.
Year of production
1989
Availability
Hire
Sale
Notes
BUFVC review by Don Minter.
Uses
Trade union studies; women’s studies*.
Subjects
Sociology
Keywords
industrial disputes; Oxfordshire; trades unions; women workers

Credits

Director
Anne-Marie Sweeney
Producer
Anne-Marie Sweeney

Production Company

Name

Needs Must Productions

Distributor

Name

Concord Media

Email
sales@concordmedia.org.uk
Web
http://www.concordmedia.org.uk/ External site opens in new window
Phone
01473 726 012
Address
Rosehill Centre
22 Hines Road
Ipswich
IP3 9BG
Notes
A long-established, not-for-profit organisation with a large collection DVDs, specialising in the sectors of general and mental health, child care, race relations, war and peace, addictions, the third world, ecology, civil rights, personal relationships, educational issues, and social work training. Concord also handles titles made for the Graves Medical Audio-visual Library. Sale on DVD. Formerly known as Concord Video and Film Council. In 2014 Concord began to offer selected films as Video on Demand, via Vimeo.
Name

The Stables

Phone
0865 60074
Address
North Place
OXFORD
Ox3 9HY

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