• Short Summary

    Damage to gunpowder factor and surrounding houses after explosion.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Gunpowder Factory Explosion".

    Waltham Abbey, Essex.

    Shots of worried looking women on street. VS of wrecked gunpowder factory building after explosion. Shots of broken windows and holes in roofs of nearby houses. Five men lost their lives and thirty were injured. Sabotage is suspected.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1033.29
    Media URN:
    20231
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    22/01/1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:25:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:31:52:00 / 01:32:17:00
    Canister:
    40/7

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