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    PIT-BLAST INQUIRY OPENS Probing causes of Gresford mine disaster. Government officials seek cause of appalling?

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    Wrexham, Wales: Gen. view of building and pan. of miners outside building Top view and cu. of miners pushing into gate of building. Talk by Mr. Jones Miners Federation President. Intr. shots in room. 3 semi views, semi cu. and cu. of Mr. Jones talking and demonstrating lamp. 2 cus, and full cu. of lamp.

    Sound Effects: Off-stage voice describes Miners attending enquiry of pit disaster. Mr. Jones talks about the new firedamp alarm. Mr. Jones describes the Ring rose alarm and says that whenever there is gas present in automatic-alley shows a red light. Mr. Jones says that every miner should be equipped with the Ring rose firedamp alarm.

    Disasters and Accidents; mining; Industrial Relations; Personalities - Politicians; Wales; Great Britain
    Background: PIT-BLAST INQUIRY OPENS Probing causes of Gresford mine disaster. Government officials seek cause of appalling explosion that cost 264 lives. The way to safety Prior to inquiry: Mr Joseph Jones, Miners' Federation.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA3UJOSKUDY5D535QDY4HJZYD7P
    Media URN:
    VLVA3UJOSKUDY5D535QDY4HJZYD7P
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/10/1934
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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