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    Unissued / Unused material.

    Item showing Bevin Boys conscripted to work in coal mines. Location of events unclear, somewhere in Britain.

    M/S as young boy walks up in his miner's helmet and shakes hands with new landlady before going into house, this is repeated a few times. C/U of the two smiling together. C/U of boy doing V for Victory sign. C/U as he holds up a miner's boot.

    Various shots as the boys are handed out boots and helmets from table. C/U boy putting helmet on, he looks very young. M/S of another boy getting into overalls, C/U as he puts his boots on. M/S group of boys walking along to the mine. M/S as they queue up to receive lamps, C/U as lamps are handed out. M/S's as they walk towards cage and enter. C/U's as it goes down. M/S boys pushing truck of coal along rails whilst others dig above ground.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:32:49:00 / 01:34:56:00
    UN 1443 F
    Sort Number:
    UN 1443 F
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    Lifestyle & Culture Trade & Industry
    bevin boys Bevin Boys LlARB ORDER 1 Newbridge Bevin Boys Bevin boys Dig for Victory Coal mining
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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