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  • Short Summary

    A rescue party attempts to reach trapped miners after a pit disaster in Falkirk.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Terrible pit disaster. Affecting scenes at pit head whilst heroic rescue party ceaselessly endeavour to reach entombed comrades. Falkirk, Scotland.

    The camera pans across the crowds waiting at the pit. M/S as a line of miners walk up to the top and survey the scene. M/S as a group of men turn handles, possibly of a pump, in the rain. M/S as a woman and two children walk by, men tie ropes together in the background and others stand around waiting.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    316.43
    Media URN:
    24010
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    04/10/1923
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:59:49:00 / 02:00:56:00
    Canister:
    G 1020

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