• Short Summary

    Crowds wait for news of loved ones after two explosions at a mine in the United States of America.

  • Description

    Titles read: "US MINE DISASTER".

    Hangar (? Hanger?), United States of America.

    Several shots of workers going into a mine to search for the bodies of men injured or killed in two explosions. Crowds of people, including several women with children, wait above ground for news. Workers sit with the wrapped dead bodies on a moving train coming from the mine. Brief shots of miners Ed Harris and Shelton McQuinn who survived the blast. The bodies of the dead are put into an ambulance van.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    967.20
    Media URN:
    17349
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    22/05/1938
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:18:36:00 / 01:19:26:00
    Canister:
    38/40

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