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  • Short Summary

    Sailors from "HMS Lion" are seen working with pit machinery during the coal crisis.

  • Description

    Item title reads: "Near Leeds - The Coal Crisis - Jack the Handyman - is keeping the pumping machinery going both above and below ground.

    Near Leeds, Yorkshire.

    MS. Sailors stand smoking as they wait to enter the mines. Pit Head is seen behind them. MS. Sailors entering cage, cage descends. MS. Sailors operating steam machinery. MS. sailors operating steam machinery. WS. Sailors by the cage seen from below. CU Sailor from "HMS Lion" with a miners pick. MS Sailor operating machinery. MS Sailor operating machinery.

    N.B. Sailors keep coal mines in operation during coal strike. - MD

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    190.06
    Media URN:
    29981
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    28/07/1919
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:07:38:00 / 01:09:56:00
    Canister:
    G 584

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