A film about the 150,000 long term unemployed men from ‘distressed areas’ who were sent to do hard task work in remote labour camps, set up and run by successive British governments between 1929-1939.
Old Hands – British Labour Camps 1929-39
Jack Firestein was a bookseller with bookstalls outside the Camden Labour Centre, in Unity Theatre foyer and shops in the East End, Willesden and Soho. He was also a driver for union leader Clive Jenkins and a fearless labour movement activist.
Only a Bookseller
A film on the post-war squatting movement and the requisitioning of private property to house those made homeless by Nazi bombing.