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    Item title reads: "13 girl victims in terrible factory explosion."

    The Dudley Port factory explosion, Tipton, West Midlands.

    Various shots of policemen investigating the aftermath of an explosion. Shots of work benches and rubble outside factory. Camera pans around interior. Boxes of cartridges are seen.

    Notes: the Dudley Port factory was based in Groveland Road. A naked flame from a stove sparked an explosion in the workshop where workers broke up live ammunition left over from WWI. The final death toll rose to 19 and the owner's husband, a man called Knowles, went to prison for manslaughter.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    06/03/1922
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    22752
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    260.06
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:06:36:00 / 01:07:15:00
    Canister:
    G 857
    Sort Number:
    G 0857
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    Trade & Industry
    WorkSpaces
    whnaylor
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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