Midlands News: 00.07.1956: Longbridge Strike Continues

Summary

Striking BMC car workers attempting to stop lorries entering and leaving the Longbridge factory.

Year:

1956

Duration:

0:01:02

Film type:

Black & White / Mute

Company:

ATV

Master format:

16mm

Description

We see a picket line at the BMC (Austin) car factory in Longbridge, a large crowd has gathered some of the people are holding placards supporting the strike.

There is a shot of a march and police on horse back attempt to control the crowd. A group of men sit in the road in front of a lorry to prevent it moving (not clear if it is leaving or attempting to enter the factory).


Credits

No credits specified


Notes

Story number 56-40.