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    Material related to newsreel story "128 Trapped In Pit Disaster" - 50/73.

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    Selected originals (offcuts, selected scenes, out-takes, rushes) for story "128 Trapped In Pit Disaster" 50/73.

    Material from newsreel item - extra shots.

    Knockshinnock Colliery, New Cumnock, Ayrshire, Scotland.

    LV Aerial new mine workings. LV Aerial subsided ground. LV Aerial floods which caused subsidence. LV Deserted colliery. (2 shots). LV crowds around pithead. MV Elevated miners walking to trolleys. MV Trolley emerging and miners alighting. MV Elevated trolley emerging and miners alighting - many wearing breathing apparatus. SV Angle shot trolley descending into mine. MV Miners waiting at pithead. MV Trolley emerging. Miners alighting. LV Miners wearing respiratory aids. (3 shots). MV Miners boarding trolley. SV Angle shot trolley descending. MV Trolley emerging from tunnel. MV Miners working on pipes. GV Subsidence. Colliery in background. MV Pan subsidence - ground has collapsed. GV Crowds lining hillside. MV Women waiting at pithead. SV Women looking over colliery wall. SV Tired miners resting. MV Miners cottages and GV town.

    (Mute. Orig. Neg.)

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    Selected originals
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:36:36:00 / 01:38:47:00
    50/73 C (Selected Originals)

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