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“Truly extraordinary speech by fearless West Indian woman in face of #Hackney rioters. Pls watch” says Matthew Moore of the Telegraph who videoed this excellent riposte to the looters in the London riots.
Source: Matthew Moore
Suffragettes stick it to the man in this film footage of a riot in Whitehall following a march in Trafalgar Square in 1913. Police escort Suffragette leader Sylvia Pankhurst from the scene (at 50 secs+).
The film forms part of the BFI’s National Archive and is the sixth in our recent selection from the historic film vaults.
More from the BFI Archive:
Rush Hour (1970)
The Smallest Car in the Largest City in the World (1913)
Tea Making Tips (1941)
We Are the Lambeth Boys (1959)
Colour On The Thames (1935)
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