STK-ID 5032

Pronto Uranium Mine (01/10/1955): exterior shot of mine at Blind River, Ontario. Sequence on miners going down in cage, coming up. Various underground shots of drilling, loading of ore cars, enjoying a smoke, dumping ore. Sequence on William Bennett, president of Atomic Energy of Canada pressing button to officially open uranium mine. William H Bouck, president of Pronto mine, shakes hands with Bennett. Bennett examines scoopful of uranium ore. CU of ore. Shot of display of uranium ore.


Excerpt from
Canadian Newsreels - ASN (Canada-US Relations)
Blind River (town)
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 16 mm, Digital Video Disk, Digital Bétacam
Shooting format
16mm fine grain b&w, 35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486