• Short Summary

    The Primate of Australia, Archbishop Gough, today went down a mine - the Huntley Colliery at Dapto, south of Sydney - to watch and talk with the miners on the coal face.

  • Description


    MS truck passes
    4 ft


    Dr. Gough arrives
    6 ft


    Over Dr. Gough's shoulder as he talks with miner
    9 ft


    CA of miner putting on hat
    11 ft


    Gough in miner's hat and dustcoat with others
    13 ft


    RV of party going into mine - lamp checked at 16
    16 1/2 ft


    HA top shot of mine and building
    19 ft


    Coal down conveyor belt
    20 ft


    Dr. Gough and party out of mine
    24 1/2 ft


    HA of coal out of mine on conveyor belt
    26 ft


    Dr. Gough in official garb leaves building
    30 1/2 ft



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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: The Primate of Australia, Archbishop Gough, today went down a mine - the Huntley Colliery at Dapto, south of Sydney - to watch and talk with the miners on the coal face. Dr. Gough said he was anxious to learn everything he could about the working conditions of men in Australian industries.

    At the pit-top, Dr. Gough talked with a number of mines before donning a miner's helmet and dustcoat to go down the mine. And before doing so, his miner's lamp was checked.

    During their lunch-hour, the Archbishop addressed the miners, after which he visited a dairy farm.

    Dr. Gough was Suffragan Bishop of Barking from 1948 until early 1959 when he succeeded the late Archbishop Mowll as Anglican Archbishop of Sydney.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA8E6Q8356H1AYTPQZ712JQFF9P
    Media URN:
    VLVA8E6Q8356H1AYTPQZ712JQFF9P
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/02/1960
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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