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  • Short Summary

    A strike in the South Wales coal field brings mining to a halt.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "S. Wales. Coal Stoppage Complete? Idle pits make intensely tragic picture."

    South Wales.

    Winding gear brings lift up coal mine shaft. Miners get out on surface.

    Shots of coal mine - nothing appears to be working. The winding gear are still. Shots of empty coal trucks. Pan down unmoving pit head.

    N.B. A short strike in the South Wales coalfield brought 150,000 miners out. Agreement was reached with the mine owners on 15 Jan.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    757.05
    Media URN:
    8310
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    12/01/1931
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:12:45:00 / 01:13:35:00
    Canister:
    31/4

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