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  • Short Summary

    Lord Chelmsford opens the first of four new Pithead baths, erected by the Miners Welfare Committee at Pooley Hall Colliery.

  • Description

    Full titles read; "Lord Chelmsford - opens new installation of first of four Pithead baths erected by Miners Welfare Committee at Pooley Hall Colliery."

    Polesworth, Warwickshire.

    M/S shows a large group of men and women standing beside a covered platform where Lord Chelmsford is making a speech. M/S of Chelmsford talking before a microphone on a table. M/S shows a crowd of men in bowler hats walking down the steps to the new wash house; Lord Chelmsford, at the head of the group, unlocks the door and hands the key and a document to another man; the group goes inside.

    Inside the baths we see the group walk along a corridor with several small cubicles leading off it.

    M/S of miners alongside the wash house.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    724.07
    Media URN:
    34747
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    16/04/1928
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:09:22:00 / 01:10:49:00
    Canister:
    G 1494

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