• Short Summary

    Footage of the side of a rock face being dynamited in a quarry.

  • Description

    Note: The location of the events in this film are unknown.

    Full titles read: "BOOM ! - A quarry goes on the bust !"

    Intertitle read: "From the quarry "dentists" drill to the explosions last word - in one minute."

    L/S's and M/S's of workmen with very large electrical drills, they use them to drill into the side of a rock face. M/S of man placing dynamite into one of the holes. M/S of man standing next to dynamite plunger. L/S's of large explosion at the foot of the quarry. At first nothing appears to happen then suddenly the side of the rock face collapses in a cloud of dust.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1028.08
    Media URN:
    36906
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    06/04/1931
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:35:00 / 01:21:33:00
    Canister:
    PT 054

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