VALE OF TEARS The Story Of The Cadder Pit Disaster Glasgow 1913

VALE OF TEARS The Story Of The Cadder Pit Disaster Glasgow 1913

 

“Vale Of Tears” is a documentary drama about events of the Cadder Pit Disaster. On August 3rd 1913. 22 men lost their lives due to “white damp” and fire. The Cadder pits were situated near the village of Lambhill, a few miles north of the city Of Glasgow, Scotland. It was the worst mining disaster of the city  This documentary gives good account of the events and gives insight into the hazards and lack of safety measures which affected the miners in their daily lives. The events of the aftermath are also covered with an account of the funeral service and the fate of many of the widows after the disaster.

Based on accounts from both official and local stories the story is told by a narrator and “The Miner”

This production “Vale of Tears” is suitable for students of Glasgow History from secondary school level to adult..

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VALE OF TEARS – THE STORY OF THE CADDER PIT DISASTER GLASGOW 1913

An INTERNET & DIGITAL
History and Heritage Media Production

produced by
INTERNET & DIGITAL

written and directed
by
PAUL TROY

[aka Twenty-First Century Troy, aka C21 Troy]

Cast
THE MINER – BRENDAN O’DONNELL

NARRATOR – C21 TROY

video effects, graphics, colour treatment, video editing by C21 Troy

make-up, wardrobe – Brendan O’Donnell

Live action
camera- Paul Troy
sound recording – David Roy

Studio
sound recording, dubbing and mixing – C21 Troy

MUSIC
Original musical recording used with permission.

“Funeral March” by Frédéric Chopin, performed by GLEN HOBAN

[a.k.a. Kamibambiraptor]

https://www.youtube.com/cha…

“7 Paths” theme and derived incidental music
composed and performed by C21 TROY

Sound effects The Free Sound Organisation

ARCHIVE AND RESEARCH SOURCES

Lambhill Residents
Walter Benton & Co. Postcard Collection
Possil Library
Mitchell Library Glasgow
Kirkintilloch Library
National Mining Museum Scotland
Open Museum Glasgow

all original photographs used in this video are in the
public domain and copyright remains with respective owners.

Summerlee Industrial Heritage Museum
Hunter Environmental Village
Lambhill Stables

filmed in
Glasgow and Coatbridge

© Paul Troy/ Internet And Digital

2015

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