• Short Summary

    Minister for fuel and power, Emanuel Shinwell, makes his case for Nationalisation of the mines.

  • Description

    Title reads: "My new coal plans - Shinwell".

    Location of events unknown.

    Various shots of Emanuel Shinwell, minister of fuel and power, speaking to miners covered in coal dust.

    M/S of Shinwell talking to camera from behind desk. He makes his case for Nationalisation of the mines. Various shots to illustrate Shinwell's speech; miners walking home from pit, a map of Britain showing deprived mining areas in North of England, Scotland and Midlands, miners coming out of lift, shots of coal being mined, pneumatic drilling, loading coal into underground rail carts, modern mining methods such as conveyor belts, coal being tipped into rail wagons and great shot of miners walking towards camera with helmet lights switched on.

    C/U of miner; "Sounds all right to me and anyway what have we got to lose!".

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1402.16
    Media URN:
    45636
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    24/06/1946
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:49:09:00 / 01:51:35:00
    Canister:
    46/50

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