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    Duke of Edinburgh visits Bevercotes Colliery in Nottinghamshire.

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    Duke of Edinburgh (Prince Philip) visits very modern Bevercotes Colliery, Nottinghamshire.

    Duke's helicopter lands near the colliery. C/U Lord Robens. Panning shot Duke shaking hands with Lord Robens. L/S Bevercotes Colliery.

    L/S Duke in mining helmet and casual clothing, walking to pithead. C/U as he is searched for inflammable materials. Panning shot Duke getting into cage for descent into mine.

    M/S train carrying Duke to coal face. Travel shot from the train. L/S Duke walking through mine. C/U ditto. M/S as he climbs into cab to speak to operator of coal cutting machine. M/S ditto. C/U ditto. M/S as Duke gets out of the cab. M/S as Duke walks past camera through the mine.

    Lord Alfred Robens is Labour parliamentary secretary to the Ministry of Fuel and Power, later Chairman of the Coal Board.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2035.11
    Media URN:
    56301
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    16/07/1967
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:34:00 / 01:21:37:00
    Canister:
    67/57

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