• Short Summary

    People wait for news of relatives after an explosion at Markham Pit.

  • Description

    Markham, near Chesterfield (Derbyshire? Staffordshire?).

    Various shots of men going down a mine to search for the bodies of their fellow workers after an explosion at Markham Pit. Large crowds of people wait for news; Salvation Army woman hand out tea. Smoky shots of bodies being brought up from the mine to be driven off in ambulances.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    965.19
    Media URN:
    17171
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    12/05/1938
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:19:54:00 / 01:20:24:00
    Canister:
    38/38

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