Duke Goes Down Mine Aka Duke At Rhondda… 1955

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    Fernhill Colliery, Gelligalid Park, Rhondda Valley, Wales.

    GV. Gelligalid Park. STV. Crowd. SCU. Duke of Edinburgh handing charter to the Chairman of Rhondda Urban Council, Councillor Ivor Jones, & SV. GV. Crowd applauding. SV. Chairman handing Duke a silver ashtray, which Duke examines. GV. Fernhill colliery Rhondda. SV. Duke driving past decorated miners cottages. LV. Fernhill colliery pit head. SV. Prince Philip at foot of pit head baths stops to wave at miners. SV. Miners waving. SV. Duke walking up bath steps to change from uniform. SCU. Miners as choir sings. LV. Miners choir singing. SV. Duke in miners Rig watching choir, & CU. AS. Pit head. SCU. Duke entering cage. SV. Officials watching. SCU. Cage going down. AV. Cage wheel turning. SCU. Smiling miners. SV. Mine officials. SV. Duke leaving cage at top after inspecting mine workings. SV. Miners cheering. SV. Duke acknowledging cheers as he walks back through line of miners.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    02/05/1955
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    30709
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    521.23
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:36:00 / 01:35:10:00
    Canister:
    55/35
    Sort Number:
    55/035
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    1940s and 1950s mining
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