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    Monmouthshire, Wales.

    LV. Pan down the side of the hill, pan down to the entrance of the mine. A track is on the lines near the entrance. SV. Another truck moving past camera on its way down into mine. LV. Truck heads down towards mine entrance. SCU. Tudwal Davies working at the face with a drill. SV. Thomas Sommerfield shovelling out coal from the face. SV. Another face being worked on by Reg Perry on the left (without shirt) and 62 year old Maurice Sellers on the right. CU. Reg Perry drilling at coal face. SCU. Maurice Sellers hacking at coal face with stick. SV. Wheel house where cable is wound up. Track coming up, being pulled by cable - probably with coal in it. LV. Pan, track moving up from mine, pan to an old lorry that stands by to take away the coal. SV. Group of workmen employed in the pit - Tudwal Davies is on the extreme right. CU. One of the workmen, pan to another man & pan to boss. CU. One of the workmen in group. SV. Tree of the workmen chatting and laughing.

    (Orig.Neg.) (Title scene C.)

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    10/12/1956
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    32421
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    619.29
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:34:34:00 / 01:35:29:00
    Canister:
    56/99
    Sort Number:
    56/099
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Trade & Industry
    WorkSpaces
    1940s and 1950s mining Mining in South Wales Mining in South Wales
  • Stills

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

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