Item title reads - Seeing for himself! Alderman Ben Turner, Secretary, Mines Department, makes exhaustive inspection of Yorkshire collieries. Barmborough.
M/S as Ben Turner chats to coal miners. C/U of his face as he listens to another man. M/S as he walks along with mine officials and enters...
Great film to encourage men to take up jobs in the newly nationalised coal mines.
Unemployed miners seem to be helping themselves to a few sacks of coal.
Footage of gas works factory in operation.
A coal barge passes through a lock on canal.
Bevin Boys conscripted to coal mines prepare for work.
Footage of miners at work.
The process of coal mining underground.
Shots of coal mine winding gear.