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  • Short Summary

    Short trailer film encouraging men to become coal miners.

  • Description

    Thought to be Selected Originals from late 1940s material.

    Short trailer film encouraging men to become coal miners.

    Titles open with a Royal Trumpeter playing a fanfare. All other title shots have illustrative pictures underneath.

    "Presenting - All Next Week - All Next Month - All Next Year - The Challenge!".
    "Featuring The Same People who made ... The Battle of Britain! ... The Eighth Army! The Battle of the Atlantic! And ... Those Superb Attractions VE Day - VJ Day - And Now This Vital Story". "Starring ... Three Quarters of a million Miner .. Each In A Magnificent Role."

    A meter shows how the numbers of miners is falling. Shots of miners coming up from pit. The meter goes up a little. The voiceover tells us that even more miners are needed.

    Title reads: "Join The Miners - The Skilled Men The Nation Will Always Need".

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1514.09
    Media URN:
    59587
    Group:
    Unknown sel originals
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:30:00 / 01:09:44:00
    Canister:
    UNSO Reel 011 I

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