Unemployed Coal Miners 1928

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    M/S of three men sitting in the open air smoking and eating - according to JDG they are unemployed coal miners. L/S of man carrying sack (of coal?) on his back across countryside - he is also carrying a shovel. Another man comes to help him. He takes the sack from him. MS of group of men, some carry sacks others ride bikes or push trolleys with sacks on them. Perhaps they are helping themselves to some coal?

    Note: this is a safety print item found on the end of safety copy of EP 187 THE SUPER LAUNDRESS OF TODAY - JDG thinks may be extra material for item in 31/6.

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    British Pathé
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    Media URN:
    16510
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    922.14
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    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:26:05:00 / 01:26:57:00
    Canister:
    EP 194
    Sort Number:
    EP 194
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