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    Champagnole, France

    Aerial view of lime factory buildings at head of lime mine. Aerial view of part of the ground where large cracks have appeared because of a subsidence underground. Aerial view open lime quarry. VS. Bulldozers at work trying to clear part of side of mountain to try to reach the trapped men horizontally. VS. Rescue teams busy drilling through the day and night to make some kind of contact with the miners. Crowds gather around and relatives wait for news. A man tries by means of a small tube to talk down it to find out if anyone is alive. MS. The escape capsule being prepared. VS. Contact is made and a thin telephone wire is fed down hole, the relations take turns in speaking. (F.G.)

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1964
    Sound:
    Mute
    Media URN:
    79857
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2693.12
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:04:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:29:19:00 / 01:34:06:00
    Canister:
    UN 3917 E
    Sort Number:
    UN 3917 E
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    Categories
    Trade & Industry Religion & Politics
  • Stills

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

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