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  • Description

    Full title reads: "36 Mines Must Close"

    Various shots of coal mining scenes in Nottinghamshire. Rail trucks and pit head working. Shots of coal miners working underground. Various shots of coal being loaded into storage dumps.

    CU Sign on pillar "National Coal Board" at Hobart House, London.

    Int. Pathe's Bill Symon interviews NCB representative.

    GV Interior and nearer shot: of the turbo generators at the Tilbury Power Station. GV out of use coal conveyors. GV Hugh turbine control room. SV Operator at controls. CU Operator. CU Oil fuel pressure pump gauge.

    Various shots of man checking gauge on oil burning central heating system. Int shots of man turning control on central heating system. Man checks radiators in house.

    CU Sign 'The National Union of Mineworkers".

    SV interior; Bill Symon interviewing NUM General Secretary Arthur Horner. CU Horner listening to question and replying. SV Bill Symon asking another question. CU Horner replying. Horner suggests abolishing Open Cast mining and slow down the burning of oil instead of coal.

    Various shots of large amounts of coal being poured onto pile.

    Shots of miners on surface at pit.

    Selected originals exist for this item - see other records.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    08/12/1958
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    50175
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1563.02
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:03:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:27:00 / 01:04:54:00
    Canister:
    58/98
    Sort Number:
    58/098
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Lifestyle & Culture Religion & Politics Trade & Industry
    WorkSpaces
    E4 Airways coal mining 1940s and 1950s mining LS - Nationalisation National Coal Board
  • Stills

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

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