MAY DAY DEMONSTRATION

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Anti-nuclear demonstrators and police barricade during a protest. (clip - full length available onsite)

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A strong police line holds back CND protesters as Labour Party leader Hugh Gaitskell visits Glasgow. (clip - full length available onsite)

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  • Glasgow

Subjects:

  • Politics

Decade:

  • 1960s

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Title: MAY DAY DEMONSTRATION

Reference number: 3213

Date: 1962

Director: [ph. Mario Ford]

Sound: mute

Original format: 16mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 2.17 mins

Description: Anti-nuclear testing demonstration at Queen's Park, Glasgow.

Shotlist: shot of crowds, cameraman and photographers in foreground (0.16) gvs of anti-nuclear demonstrators and police barricade with c/u of banners reading "It's Not Too Late Hugh!" "107 Nations need no H-Bomb why do we?" "Tests Are Murder Gaitskell Supports Tests" "Dumbarton CND"; (1.03) crowds applauding; (1.23) shot of Hugh Gaitskell leaving in a car, cameras and photographers following (1.54) shot of crowd dispersing (2.01) shots of people talking, including Lord Provost Roberts (2.14) c/u sign reading "Municipal Election, 1962 Cowlairs Ward - Test in Peace Rest in Peace Committee of 100" (2.17)