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    Saar, Federal Republic of Germany (Western Germany).

    Title reads 'First Pictures - Mine Disaster in the Saar'.

    Various shots of the crowd waiting outside mine entrance in Saar after the mass mine disaster in which over 200 miners were killed. US Army officers arriving on the scene of disaster. More shots of the people waiting behind gates. Rescue workers with blackened faces coming out. MS. Crowds waiting. Various shots of the activity around mine area after the disaster with rescue teams and ambulance waiting to help in some way - this is the worst mine disaster ever known. Over 200 people died and many were wounded.

    (F.G. Comb)

    Date found in the old record - 08/02/1962.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1962
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    78042
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2613.23
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:29:30:00 / 01:30:18:00
    Canister:
    UN 3582 A
    Sort Number:
    UN 3582 A
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    Ambulances
  • Stills

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

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