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Senghenydd: Portrait of a Mining Town (1966)

| Documentary, Short
A documentary on the South Wales village of Senghenydd, near Caerphilly, which suffered the greatest disaster in British coal mining history in 1913, when 439 men lost their lives in a coal dust explosion.

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A documentary on the South Wales village of Senghenydd, near Caerphilly, which suffered the greatest disaster in British coal mining history in 1913, when 439 men lost their lives in a coal dust explosion.

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Contains the only extant Warwick newsreel footage of the 1913 disaster at Universal Colliery, Senghenydd. Original Warwick newsreel titled: 'A Terrible Calamity in Wales. Scenes of the Burning Pit'. See more »

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