• Short Summary

    Mechanical Coal Handling Exhibition is held at Marylebone, London.

  • Description

    Marylebone, London.

    GV. Elevated, the Mechanical Coal Handling Exhibition at Marylebone. SV. Lord Robens and Dr Beeching looking at model of railhead. CU. Lord Robens, Chairman of the National Coal Board and Dr Beeching of British Transport Commission. SV. Lord Robens and Dr Beeching, pan to the model of the railhead. SV. The model. SV. Two men looking at mechanical grabs. LV. Elevated, grab picking up load of coal, & CU. LV. As it swings it away, & GV. LV. Pan, another type of grab drawing up to unload coal into container. Top shot as the coal falls into the container. SV. 'Fysons' - pneumatic conveyor taking coal into giant hopper. SV. Dr Beeching watching coal dropping into charolds fuel blower. SV. Pan along the pipe which carries the coal. CU. Coal blowing out the end of the pipe. LV. Paper bag being filled with coal. CU. Workmen. CU. Pan as the workman guides the sack through a machine which sews the top up. SV. As the sack carries on along the conveyor. GV. Elevated, the exhibition.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:29:02:00 / 01:30:10:00

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