• Short Summary

    Miners and their families meet at Durham for a day of fun.

  • Description

    Durham, County Durham.

    Various shots of the people, miners and their families, parading along crowded Durham street with banners during the annual miners gala. They are going to fairground at racecourse. People are seen dancing, carrying banners, various bands are seen parading. Crowd seems to be happy. Tony Greenwood addresses the crowd at racecourse. Leader of the socialist opposition, Mr Hugh Gaitskell is there - he is seen applauding after Mr Greenwood's speech. Various shots of the miners and families having fun at fairground. Youngsters are seen jiving.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1495.25
    Media URN:
    48745
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    25/07/1957
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:50:45:00 / 01:51:40:00
    Canister:
    57/60

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