help finding a movie

help finding a movie

PostBy: rabbit On: Tue Oct 07, 2008 2:39 pm

For the NEPA natives: trying to locate a documentary that aired on WVIA (PBS) some years ago - may have been about coal mining history, the history of the Wyoming Valley, or mine disasters.

My uncle swears he saw it late one night and there was footage of the Buttonwood Colliery explosion in 1951. My grandfather was a miner there and was helping to rescue the men out of the ventilation shaft. Supposedly he appears in the footage and I'd love to be able to find it. If anyone has any info regarding this piece please post up! Thanks.
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Re: help finding a movie

PostBy: Devil505 On: Tue Oct 07, 2008 2:42 pm

This site has a great amount of movie info::
http://www.imdb.com/
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Re: help finding a movie

PostBy: REDMAN On: Thu Oct 16, 2008 3:20 pm

Have you tried calling WVIA. Their phone number is (800) 326-9842 (toll-free)
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Re: help finding a movie

PostBy: av8r On: Thu Oct 16, 2008 3:41 pm

Are you talking about "Hard Coal"?

Check youtube
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