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  • Short Summary

    Old wartime land mine found on holiday beach at Weston Super Mare.

  • Description

    Weston Super Mare, North Somerset.

    Several shots of Birnbeck Island which was used as a weapon research establishment in World War II. Various shots of a man inspecting unexploded mine on very muddy beach. Group of soldiers board a dinghy and sail off. Various shots of the soldiers inspecting the mine and getting ready to blast it - they are in deep mud. They move away and wait for the explosion. Explosion from distance. More shots of the soldiers arriving and working on the land mine. One of the soldiers takes photographs of the mine. Several shots of the explosions at sea.

    (Orig. Neg.)

    Date found int he old record - 04/08/1967.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3198.12
    Media URN:
    93566
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1967
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:48:00 / 01:40:46:00
    Canister:
    UN 4291 A

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