STRIKE IN DUNDEE, the
Full length video
Title: STRIKE IN DUNDEE, the
Reference number: 0539B
Production company: Pathe Freres Cinema Limited
Original format: 35mm
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. Made from original newsreel footage in 1977 and stretched to 24 fps.
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).