The World We Saw (1947)

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    Full title reads: "The World We Saw". Miners are breaking production records. Morpeth, Northumberland. Miners at work at Stobswood colliery LS CU the wheels at the pithead revolving. CU the coal face. CU a miner crawling along a tunnel to start work at the face. CU a miner shovelling up loose coal. CU Head shots of the colliery manager chatting to a miner. Shots showing helmets with safety lamps affixed (nat sound) CU a miner lying on his stomach pushing lump of coal from the face with his hands. CU Pan down of a miner sitting as he keeps a watchful eye on coal tumbling from a chute onto a conveyor belt. CU the coal moving on the conveyor belt. CU trucks on rails being filled. A loader opens and shuts. a trap door which releases coal from a chute. (nat sound). CU the trade union representative speaking (nat sound) about the reason for the colliery's success. CU trucks passing the camera. 90,000 historic films, all SEARCHABLE on YouTube at: Join us on Facebook at: Tweet us @britishpathe FILM ID:1199.03
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    Newcastle University (Youtube)
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    Resource type: Video
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 10 years ago
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