• Short Summary

    A limestone quarry in Germany - dynamite blows apart the face.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Germany. With a might roar! Explosion of nearly 1/2 ton of dynamite releases 50,000 tons of limestone - covering area of 2,5000 square yards."

    Germany.

    A man standing in a limestone quarry blows a horn to warn of the impending explosion.

    A man standing in an excavated area calls out of warning.

    Men walk out of caves in the rock face carrying with them boxes.

    C/U of man as he pushes down plunger on detonator box.

    (Sound track runs out - therefore no sound of...)

    Explosion - L/S of the face of the quarry. Rock at the base of the face is blown out and the whole face begins to collapse.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    685.26
    Media URN:
    5196
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    24/10/1932
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:31:49:00 / 01:32:43:00
    Canister:
    32/85

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