Whitehaven Mine Disaster 1947

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    107 miners were trapped when an explosion occurred at William Pit, Whitehaven, Cumberland.

    Various shots rescue workers outside pit with relatives. Various shots rescue workers. LS train pulling slowly along. LS water. LS's mine. MS props of wood. CU coal board sign. MS miner with bird in cage.

    MS Lord Hyndley shaking hands with miners and chatting to them. MS miners. LS mine. High angle shot Whitehaven. MS children sitting on hill. Various shots Lord Hyndley with miners.

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    Media URN:
    66666
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2391.02
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    Black & White
    Duration
    00:04:11:00
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    01:03:23:00 / 01:07:34:00
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    UN 1796 B
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    UN 1796 B
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