Compilation of coal mining material from the 1920s and 1930s.
Great film to encourage men to take up jobs in the newly nationalised coal mines.
Footage of Scientist experimenting with coal dust in laboratories.
An explosion in a coal mine in Cumbria claims 28 lives. Corpses are carried from the pit.
Shots of collieries in Sunderland.
The injured are treated and bodies recovered after gas explosion in coal mine, Indiana, USA.
One man in Northumbria operates a pit all on his own.
Good shots of coal miners in Northumberland working hard to beat production records.
Yellow tinted version of the rescue attempts at a coalmine after a gas explosion, Indiana, USA.
Fires at Newcastle Gas Company and a colliery pit head in Holytown, Scotland.
Fashion designer, Norman Hartnell sets off with his models to show his designs in Paris.
Coal miners rehearse for the National Folk Dancing Display in Durham.
Lord Londonderry opens new baths at Vane Tempest Colliery, the miners try out the showers.
Touching piece featuring the Haswell Moor Aged Miners Home Choir singing for Pathe.
Rescue workers at mine where explosion has trapped 107 miners. Whitehaven, Cumberland.
The first engine used on the first railway is compared to a new engine, orange tinted version.
A compilation of clips showing early film and Pathe footage from the past 25 years.