Item title reads - Feeling the Pinch. Cold spell and coal shortage is being acutely felt in poorer districts. London.
We see coal rationing where it is shovelled onto a scale and weighed, it is then poured into a sack. Various ladies wheel their rations away, they get stuck and a man helps...
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.
Navy workers take over the work during the coal strike of 1921.
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.