Whitehaven Mine Disaster (1947)

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    107 miners were trapped when an explosion occurred at William Pit, Whitehaven, Cumberland. Various shots rescue workers outside pit with relatives. Various shots rescue workers. LS train pulling slowly along. LS water. LS's mine. MS props of wood. CU coal board sign. MS miner with bird in cage. MS Lord Hyndley shaking hands with miners and chatting to them. MS miners. LS mine. High angle shot Whitehaven. MS children sitting on hill. Various shots Lord Hyndley with miners. Cuts for 47/67. FILM ID:2391.02 A VIDEO FROM BRITISH PATHÉ. EXPLORE OUR ONLINE CHANNEL, BRITISH PATHÉ TV. IT'S FULL OF GREAT DOCUMENTARIES, FASCINATING INTERVIEWS, AND CLASSIC MOVIES. http://www.britishpathe.tv/ FOR LICENSING ENQUIRIES VISIT http://www.britishpathe.com/
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    Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PIKrACE8bFU
    Resource type: Video
    Last modified: 8 months, 1 week ago
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