Item title reads - All pits idle and in peril - Navy once more to the rescue?
Coal strike. Starts with a shot of pits surrounded by steam, we see some naval workers walking along and waving at the camera, they shovel coal into a boiler.
A strike in the South Wales coal field brings mining to a halt.
Out of work miners try to gather fuel for their homes from colliery slag heaps.
Great film to encourage men to take up jobs in the newly nationalised coal mines.
Boats in the dock and empty coal wharfs show the effects of the coal strike in Ireland.
Pit head collapses in Glasgow wrecking wagons and winding gear, luckily no one is hurt.
Footage of miners at work.
The process of coal mining underground.