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    Calder Hall, Scotland: BGV Calder Hall Atomic Power Station showing one of the reactors to the left and the right one in state of near completion, In front of these is the grid which will carry the power from the station, Angle Shot one of the heat exchangers, SV INT The Queen looking at Uranium Rods encased in Magnesium ready for dropping in the pile, SCU Queen having the workings explained to her by an official. STV Queen being shown the burst fuel element detection equipment GV Queen coming down stairs inside the blower House, SV She shakes hands with one of the workmen, GV PAN Queen walking through the turbine house with officials, BGV Queen going onto dais which is erected in front of the Queen to make her speech. GV Workmen using heater exchanger



    SV Queen speaks (Nat.Sd.) SV ditto Queen continues (Nat.Sd.) Side V Queen pulls the lever amidst applause looks over to the clock which registers the Kilowatt output. SV officials on dais applauding. SCU the kilowatt clock in operation, BGV Calder Hall.



    SOUND EFFECTS. SV Queen For many years now we have been aware that Atomic Scientists by a series of brilliant discoveries have brought us to the threshold of a new age.



    SV Ditto. It may well prove to have been among the greatest of our contributions to Human welfare that we led the way in demonstrating the peaceful uses of this new source of power.



    SV Queen continues. It is with pride that I now open Calder Hall, Britain's first Atomic Power Station...GOOD SCENE.CU QUEEN



    Royalty; Queen Elizabeth II of Great Britain (b. 1926, reigned 1952- ), Science and Technology; Atomic Energy; Ceremonies - Inauguration




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    G.B. BLUE. & GOOD SCENE
    Calder Hall

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    Film ID:
    VLVA1IZB35N8MJ6NNL4UI2648BFYN
    Media URN:
    VLVA1IZB35N8MJ6NNL4UI2648BFYN
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/10/1956
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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