• Short Summary

    Scenes of destruction following an explosion at a chemical works.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Runcorn - Heard ... Miles Away! - Many workers had lucky escapes in violent chemical works explosion, which unfortunately, killed one man and injured two."

    Runcorn, Cheshire.

    Various shots of the terrible damage done to the chemical factory by an explosion. Some people can be seen looking over the destruction

    There appears to have been a shorter, silent version of this item in Gazette 1884. This is currently missing.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    645.14
    Media URN:
    4665
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    11/01/1932
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:41:00 / 01:17:36:00
    Canister:
    32/3

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