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Coal Face (1935)

| Documentary, Short
Documentary showing the dangerous working conditions in a Welsh coal mining community.

Director:

Alberto Cavalcanti

Writer:

W.H. Auden (poem)
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Documentary showing the dangerous working conditions in a Welsh coal mining community.

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Documentary | Short

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Also Known As:

Coalface See more »

Filming Locations:

Wales, UK

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Mono

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1.37 : 1
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Short but sweet!
24 June 2003 | by CocaCola18See all my reviews

All be it funny short this is a good look into the coal mining industry by the now famous G.P.O Film Unit.

what makes this documentary more worth viewing is the fact that the mining industry in the United Kingdom is pretty much dead now so it's intriguing to get a glimpse of a once dominant industry with in Great Britain.

Directed by Brazilian Albert Cavalcanti this is a good look on a dead occupation

6.9/10


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