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  • Short Summary

    Out of work miners try to gather fuel for their homes from colliery slag heaps.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "South Wales. A Busman's Holiday! Unemployed coal miners word hard to glean harvest of the precious fuel from mountainous colliery slag heaps."

    South Wales.

    Pan along large slag heap. Closer shot of miners digging in slag heap trying to find usable pieces of coal. One group stop and have a short rest and a drink of tea in a hole they have dug.

    A man carries a bag of coal on his shoulder as he walks away from the mound. More men carry away the coal they have managed to salvage during their day.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    761.21
    Media URN:
    8677
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    19/01/1931
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:34:29:00 / 01:35:35:00
    Canister:
    31/6

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