A strike in the South Wales coal field brings mining to a halt.
Full title reads: "S. Wales. Coal Stoppage Complete? Idle pits make intensely tragic picture."
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.