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The Samson Stripper, made in Scotland by Mavor and Coulson, at work underground in the Parkgate seam in South Yorkshire. (clip) 
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Title: SAMSON STRIPPER: For Continuous Longwall Mining, the
Reference number: 0067
Director: d. William Larkins
Sponsor: Mavor and Coulson Limited
Production company: W. M. Larkins Studio (in association with the Film Producers Guild)
Running time: 14.00 mins
A demonstration of the Samson Stripper working at the coalface.
ph. Josef Ambor
ph. R. Dinsdale
anim. Peter Sachs
anim. Nancy Hanna
[Acknowledgement is made to the National Coal Board for permission to make this film, and to the co-operation given by the management and men of Elsecar Main Colliery, South Yorkshire.]
Shotlist: Credits (0.20); shot of a miner using a wedge to split coal from the seam (.50) diagrams of various power-wedge systems and prototype machines (1.38); The Samson Stripper. Demonstration of working principles (4.22); How the Samson Stripper is applied to continuous long-wall mining ... animated sequence describing the layout and operation of the Samson Stripper (7.51) [section of leader] (8.18) animation continues (9.52); We now go into the Parkgate Seam to watch the machine at work (10.08); The stripper in operation at the coal face (13.00); ecs (13.38)
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