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    WELSH MINE HORROR Two hundred feared dead. Scenes at Gresford Colliery where worst mine disaster?

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    SLATE INFORMATION: WELSH MINE HORROR Two hundred feared dead.

    WALES: Wrexham

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    Gen. view of Gresford Colliery. Long view pan. of crowd waiting around mine. Semi view of crowd waiting and semi view pan. of rescuers. Semi view of men putting on gas masks. Long view of ambulance towards. CU. of chart showing where fire started. CU. of coal dust, Semi view of miners sprinkling coal dust and semi view of miners sprinkling coal dust outside tunnel. CU. of man turning lever. Long view pan. of coal dust exploding and burning... Gen. view pan. of Gresford Colliery

    Sound Effects: Off-stage voice talks about disaster and explains where fire started... Off-stage voice describes how dangerous coal gas can be.. Loud roaring noise of coal dust exploding
    Background: WELSH MINE HORROR Two hundred feared dead. Scenes at Gresford Colliery where worst mine disaster for twenty-one years entombed four hundred workers in early morning explosion.
    Disasters and Accidents; Wales; mining; Great Britain coal mining

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    Film ID:
    VLVA28ETXZZ9A0K3CLJT45KNZG058
    Media URN:
    VLVA28ETXZZ9A0K3CLJT45KNZG058
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/09/1934
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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