• Short Summary

    The Duke of Edinburgh visits a big Lancashire Colliery.

  • Description

    Moseley Common Colliery, Manchester.

    CU. Philip wearing white steel helmet and duffle coat leaving building, pan with him down steps (first 7 for super title)
    G.V. Crowds at pithead S.V. Towards and pan, Prince Philip with official past line of miners. CU. miners looking on. M.V. Pithead wheel. S.C.U. Duke of Edinburgh with pit manager Aspinall. CU. Duke of Edinburgh talking to Aspinall. S.C.U. Pan, trucks of coal being pushed along rails.
    SV. Duke with Mr. Richards, climbing into "hoppit" CU. "Hoppit" operator.
    SV. Royal party descending in hoppit.
    LS. Towards underground train moving along tunnel carrying miners to coal face.
    S.V. Miners in truck. S.V. Miners being searched for smoking materials. S.V. Top view, men filling hoppit. S.V. & C.U. Men filling hoppit. S.C.U. Operator signals. S.V. Pit wheel revolves. C.U. Ditto. MV. Duke and Royal party stepping out of cage. S.V. Miners looking on. SV. Duke signing visitors book. & CU. G.V. Colliery. SV. Towards and pan, Duke walking through Colliery with manager. Aspinall.

    (Orig. Lav.) (Orig. "C")

    Other records exist for this story - see Selected Originals

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued / unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:25:00 / 01:02:10:00

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