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  • Short Summary

    Cotton mill out of work due to coal shortage.

  • Description

    Location Unknown / Unclear.

    Various shots of coal mines. Several close up shots of the miners.

    Various shots of Pathe reporter John Parsons, standing with a group of miners interviewing them. Several shots of one of the miners talking - no sound.

    Various shots of large number of mill workers standing in front of the workshop of the idle Roe Lea Mill at Blackburn. Girls standing in groups, talking. Lines of girls walking towards camera. More shots of the women talking.

    Pathe reporter John Parsons and factory owner Raymond Duckworth entering and walking through the empty factory. Various shots of the idle machinery in empty factory.

    Cut back to a brief shot of John Parsons talking to miners. Cut back to idle machinery at cotton mill.

    Note in the old record reads - Cuts 47/2.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:00:00 / 01:06:08:00
    UN 1685 A

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