• Short Summary

    Hungarian refugees train to be miners hoping they will be allowed to work.

  • Description

    Aberavon, South Wales.

    GV. Pit head at Aberavon, South Wales. LV. Hungarians going into the training school at Aberavon. CU. Notice board 'Aberdare Miners Hostel Residents Only'. GV. Interior of classroom with Hungarians being taught basic English before going into the pits. SV. Teacher (woman) hands one of the Hungarians a book on English. SV. Other Hungarians sitting in the classroom. SCU. Hungarian with book on English. SV. Hungarians in classroom listening. AS. Pit head. SV. Pan to Hungarians entering a mock up of a mine to be taught coal mining. SV. Interior, Hungarians fixing props into the roof. SV. Hungarian with prop handing it up to colleague, & SV. SV. Hungarian shovelling up and stacking coal being instructed by coal mining instructor John Jenkins. SV. Hungarian stacking coal. SV. Mr Arthur Horner, General Secretary of the National Union of Mineworkers, walking towards building. CU. Mr Horner smiling. SV. Miners walking through tunnel carrying lamps, ready to start working. SV. Miner at coal face moving large lump of coal. SV. Miners shovelling up coal at coal face. SV. Miner watching coal moving along conveyor belt. SV. Coal moving along conveyor belt. CU. Fast moving coal on conveyor belt. GV. Exterior, mass of trains loaded with coal.

    (Neg.) (Title Scene G)

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:57:00 / 01:05:18:00

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