• Short Summary

    Life model of coal miners being set up at Kensington, London.

  • Description

    Coal mine model a the Science Museum in Kensington, London.

    M/S J. Boswell lifting dummy coal-miner into position. C/U Adjusting his face-mask and oxygen meter. C/U Adjusting his face and nose-mask. M/Ss Men putting down wooden blocks on floor. C/U Painting scenery on wall. M/S George Stanley sawing end off log. C/U George Stanley sawing end off log, picks up log and walks out of frame. M/S Walks away with log, puts it through hole in wall.

    M/S Man crawling in hole, log already inside, picks up log and puts under strut holding ceiling up, puts wedge underneath. C/U Hammering wedge in. L/S Len Beaman setting dummy in kneeling position with hands on pile of bricks. C/U Len Beaman setting dummy in kneeling position with hands on pile of bricks, walks to another dummy and puts on its tin helmet.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1285.13
    Media URN:
    34569
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    19/03/1951
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:31:32:00 / 01:32:51:00
    Canister:
    NP 340

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