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  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - no paperwork - dates unclear or unknown.

    French title reads: "La Greve Des Mineurs - Belgique. Un differend entre patrons et ouvriers aboutit a la cessation du travail dans la charbonnages."


    Shots of houses in mining area (slag heaps in the background). The town is very quiet and no work appears to be going on. Shots of a silent coal mine. A group of striking miners stand outside the pit head. Striking miners sit around at pit. Women (presumably the miner's wives) parade down the street. The women hold up a blackboard with a message chalked on it about the hunger of their children. Soldiers walk around in the streets (some of these shots look like Brussels). Shots of tram / railway lines that have been sabotaged to stop movement of coal. Shots of a burnt out house and a burnt out car.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1930 - 1939
    Media URN:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:56:33:00 / 01:57:51:00
    UN 67 J
    Sort Number:
    UN 0067 J
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    Religion & Politics Trade & Industry

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