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The Newspaper Strike

Series

Series Name
British Movietone News

Issue

Issue No.
1348
Date Released
4 Apr 1955
Date submitted
31 Mar 1955
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1Newcastle for Wembley
  2. 2The Newspaper Strike
  3. 3London Airport’s New Look
  4. 4World News Survey: Greece
  5. 5World News Survey: West Indies
  6. 6World News Survey: England
  7. 7World News Survey: India
  8. 8World News Survey: Germany
  9. 9The Duke Returns

Story

Story No. within this Issue
2 / 9
Summary
MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: Newspaper Strike Story. DESCRIPTION: The strike by a comparatively small number of London newspaper operatives, brought most of Fleet Street to a full stop. One result of the stoppage was a demand for provincial newspapers in London. SHOTLIST: GV of Fleet Street. GVs of the Daily Express offices, News Chronicle, Evening News, Daily Telegraph, Daily Mail. CU & GV of people waiting for the news offices to open. CU of a man reading. GV of offices with people working. GV & CUs of idle printing presses. Lord Rothermere arrives at the Ministry of Labour. Various shots of magazines and papers on book-stalls. Two men working on a press.
Keywords
Labour relations
Locations
London; Fleet Street
Card file number
63221
Credits:
Camera
David W. Samuelson
Commentator
Geoffrey Sumner
Camera
Terry O’Brien
Length of story (in feet)
98
Story extras:

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