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    Item title reads - King Coal takes toll. Affecting scenes at pithead in which 51 miners lost lives in gas explosion. Sullivan, Indiana, USA (U.S.A.).

    L/S of the pit, the camera pans across the many people waiting there. M/S as four men carry out a body covered up on a stretcher and take it through the crowds. M/S of a man coming out supported by two others, he is injured and shaken, other injured men also come out. M/S of a man on a stretcher, another man leans over and speaks to him. M/S of three men drinking coffee and eating sandwiches.

    Note: this item is tinted yellow, there is a black and white version with the same title and footage on *PM0378*.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    09/03/1925
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    24933
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    378.26
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:49:49:00 / 01:50:51:00
    Canister:
    G 1170
    Sort Number:
    G 1170
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Trade & Industry Religion & Politics
    WorkSpaces
    Seam
  • Stills

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

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