• Short Summary

    National Coal Board nationalisation of the coal industry ceremony "for the future prosperity of our whole nation".

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    Gaumont British ident

    SLATE INFORMATION: Opening of a New Era in the Coal Industry

    ENGLAND: Various locations:
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    Mr Attlee Attlee sends message of good-will to members of coal industry at the Nationalisation Ceremony of Coal-mines at the H.Q. of Fuel and Power

    BEVIN Being greeted by Arthur Greenwood at his arrival for the Nationalisation Ceremony of the Coal-mines at the H. Q. of Fuel and Power

    COAL. Shots of coal in slag-heaps. Coal-trucks and train-siding with coal-trucks.

    FLAGS. Hoisting the N.C.B. flag over H.Q. Fuel and Power

    GREENWOOD, Hon. Arthur. Greed Bevin at the Nationalisation of the Coalmines at the H.Q. of Fuel and Power

    LORD HYNDLEY Raises the flag at the N.C.B. and receives the Charter from Mr Shinwell at the ceremony

    MINING & Miner Shots of miners working underground with drills very good shots Nationalisation Ceremony

    MINING Shots of coal-mines and of pitheads slag heaps.

    NATIONAL COAL BOARD Shots of the flag being raised by Lord Hyndley and of the Nationalisation Ceremony. Speeches by Mr Sinwell and Mr. Attlee

    SHINWELL, Mr Makes speech and hands over the N.C.B. rights to Lord Hyddley at the H.Q. of Fuel and Power

    National Coal Board; Industries, Trades and Crafts; Ceremonies - Miscellaneous
    Background: National Coal Board nationalisation of the coal industry ceremony "for the future prosperity of our whole nation".

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA37P4ZL9ONH2ZB5EEIOM0KZCAE
    Media URN:
    VLVA37P4ZL9ONH2ZB5EEIOM0KZCAE
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/01/1947
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:46:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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