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Coals to Cornwall

Series

Series Name
Mining Review 2nd Year

Issue

Issue No.
7
Date Released
Mar 1949
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1New Props for Old
  2. 2Saturday Night Sing-Song
  3. 3Coals to Cornwall
  4. 4Sparring for Wembley

Story

Story No. within this Issue
3 / 4
Summary
BFI synopsis: journey of a collier - the Seabrook - from Barry Docks to Hayle power station in Cornwall. The named crew were Captain Lott, the mate Frank Lott, Chief Engineer Shoemaker and the pilot at St Ives was R.J. Martin.
Researcher Comments
According to bfi sources, this story was filmed from the 13th to the 17th January 1949. It cost £203 14s 5d.
Keywords
Ships and boats; Mining
Written sources
British Film Institute Databases   Used for Synopsis
Credits:
Camera
Charles Wilford Smith
Production Co.
Documentary Technicians Alliance
Camera
John Reid
Director
Michael Orrom
Sponsor
National Coal Board
Support services
Raylton Fleming
Camera
Ronald Bicker

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