McGAHEY AND THE MINERS

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Places:

  • East Lothian

Subjects:

  • Employment, industry and industrial relations

Genres:

  • Television documentary

Series:

  • Dateline

Decade:

  • 1970s

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Title: McGAHEY AND THE MINERS

Reference number: T0476

Date: 1972, February 22

Production company: Scottish Television

Sound: sound

Original format: 16mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 6.06min

Description: Mick McGahey and various miners interviewed about the miners return to work after the Wilberforce pay offer accepted.

Personal library of Mick McGahey held in the National Library of Scotland - see http://www.nls.uk/catalogues/online/snpc/detail.cfm?id=462&subjectid=180&collection=462&keyword=&passedsubject=180&passedcollection=462&passedkeyword=&origin=browse [last accessed 25/3/2011]

Shotlist: REEL I 219ft

No credits. Interview with Mick McGahey about the miner's return to work after acceptance of the Wilberforce pay offer; talking head, Mr McGahey intercut with interviewer (1.41); Trucks arrive outside coalmine (1.56); Interviews with miners concerning settlement (4.11); Interview with an SSEB executive about the prospects for a return to normal power supplies (5.51).