National Coal Board nationalisation of the coal industry ceremony "for the future prosperity of our whole nation".
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SLATE INFORMATION: Opening of a New Era in the Coal Industry
ENGLAND: Various locations:
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".