World War One; home front. Rationing of coal during the 'Coal Famine'. Film of distribution site in Bermondsey; England; where supplies are distributed free to poor people. Line of people stand at right FG; and through a door one can see people get sacks filled; sign on building...
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.