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  • Description

    Thought to be Selected Originals from late 1940s material.

    Trailer film to encourage employment in Coal Mining.

    LS Pan along rail tracks in pit shunting yard. CU crane grabber full of coal.

    CU of miner working on coal face with pick axe. CU of miner hammering in wooden pit prop to hold up roof of shaft. CU of miner moving coal with shovel. VS of miners moving coal onto conveyor belt.

    VS of modern looking pit head. MS of fountain at pit.

    VS of mechanical coal cutting machines at work.

    MS of miner getting changed in mine changing room. CU of miner taking a shower. CU of miner lighting cigarette outside pit.

    MS of man in suit smoking pipe - superimposed over - MS of men training to be mine technicians. VS of men using mechanical equipment. CU of hand turning over pages in student book about mining. More shots of mining training.

    MS of same man now in mining clothes and helmet - superimposed - over pit head scenes.

    Intertitle reads: "Details available at your local Employment Exchange".

    N.B. Great film to encourage men to take up jobs in the coal mines after nationalisation.

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  • Data

    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:09:08:00 / 01:10:07:00
    UNSO Reel 093
    Sort Number:
    UNSO 093
  • Appears in...

    Religion & Politics Trade & Industry
    WORK 1940'S Fly Films - Post-war Post war optimisim Yorkshire miners 1940s and 1950s mining 1930s-1940s coal mining Mining Nationalisation Untitled Workspace
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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