• Short Summary

    A new coal field is identified near Lichfield in Staffordshire.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Tom Eastwood Strikes Coal - 400,000,000 Tons".

    Lichfield, Staffordshire.

    MV Pan down from top of pithead winding gear to Geologist Mr Tom E Eastwood being interviewed by reporters. CU Mr Eastwood.

    View from top of pit head. MS men working on drilling gear.

    LV Mr Eastwood meeting Sir Ben Smith, Chairman of West Midlands Coal Board. CU Pan Mr Eastwood to Sir Ben. MV Eastwood, Sir Ben Smith and others examining map. CU Map

    GV Tree-covered coalfield area.

    MV Mr Eastwood and other technicians examining the day's samples. SV Eastwood examining samples

    GV Coalfield area.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1413.34
    Media URN:
    46037
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    30/05/1949
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:48:56:00 / 01:49:50:00
    Canister:
    49/43

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