A Day in the Life of a Coal Miner 31 October 2013

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A Day in the Life of a Coal Miner
Kineto Production Company, GB 1910, 9:00 min

Sponsored by L.N.W. Railway, this early film provides a picture of coal mining at the beginning of the 20th century. It draws parallels between the hard physical nature of the coal miners’ work—much of the above-ground labour is done by women—and the luxury of those who rely on their toil.

 

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