Full record for 'STRIKE IN DUNDEE, the'

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  • Dundee


  • Employment, industry and industrial relations
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  • Newsreel


  • 1910s


Reference number: 0539B

Date: 1911

Production company: Pathe Freres Cinema Limited

Sound: silent

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 1.27 mins

Description: Scenes of strikers persuading blacklegs to join their ranks.

Strike over pay and working hours was successful. Had spin-off effect to Glasgow and other cities. Shot in the dockside area of Dundee around Crichton Street. Area demolished c1920 and now the site of the Caird Hall and City Square. Probably filmed during the Dundee carters' strike, 9th-24th December, 1911.

Shotlist: Credits (.06); Strikers persuading blacklegs to join their ranks. Exciting scenes and incidents. Shots of crowds in city streets surrounding horse and carriage (1.22); - Blank (1.27).

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