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    ENGLAND: WILL SMOG STRIKE AGAIN?
    London:- As thick fog covers Capital, Paramount surveys position since last
    winter's out-break. Greenwich Fuel Research Station shows how fog is measured
    and analyzed and how smoke eliminating devices are tested. Westminster, London,
    England Shot Still picture of London. Closer V Ditto pan up to 'More than
    2,000-tons of soot..on this area of London.' CU Sign 'EXHIBITION ON SMOKE & SMOG
    ETC.,' GV Model of factory belching forth smoke. CU Ditto - showing smoke
    beating down over buildings. CU Another ditto. GV Man stoking boiler.



    GOOD SCENES. Still shot Pan on London. Still Shot London.



    ENGLAND: WILL SMOG STRIKE AGAIN? London:- As thick
    fog covers Capital, Paramount surveys position since last winter's out-break.
    Greenwich Fuel Research Station shows how fog is measured and analyzed and how
    smoke eliminating devices are tested. Battersea Power Station, London, England
    GV Battersea Power Station belching full smoke.



    GOOD
    SCENES.



    GV Battersea Power station.



    ENGLAND: WILL SMOG STRIKE AGAIN? London:- As thick fog covers Capital,
    Paramount surveys position since last winter's out-break. Greenwich Fuel
    Research Station shows how fog is measured an analysed and how smoke eliminating
    devices are tested. Greenwich, England GV Man stoking boiler. CU Ditto. CU Pan
    Smoke coming from chimney. CU Man closing door of furnace as supplied by the
    makers. CU Man closing door of furnace designed by Dept. of Scientific &
    Industrial research. CU Pan Both doors. Angle V Chimney without smoke. CU Man
    putting pins onto map showing the smoky areas. CU Ditto. CU A smoky open fire.
    CU Smoke going up chimney. CU Pan Girl taking down notes about smoky fire. CU
    Modern type of open fire showing little or no smoke. CU Ditto . CU Girl moving
    apparatus in front of fire. CU Apparatus in front of fire. SCU Man on roof of
    lab. changing bottles on deposit gauge. SCU Man on roof changing a smoke filter.
    CU Ditto. GV Int. Lab. CU Man working on apparatus, takes out smoke filter. CU
    Graduated smoke filters on table, one placed on them. SCU Graph showing last
    December's deaths due to smog. CU Man points out 5,000.



    England: WILL SMOG STRIKE AGAIN As thick fog covers Capital, Paramount
    surveys position since last winter's out-break. Greenwich Fuel Research Station
    shows how fog is measured and analysed and how smoke eliminating devices are
    tested. Berkley Square, London, England CU Model wearing a toque with a
    matching smog mask under chin - model pulls it over nose & mouth. CU Another
    model wearing hat -- she lifts lace smog mask from top of hat & pulls it over
    her nose & mouth. CU Model with material around back of head & under chin she
    pulls attached smog mask over her nose & mouth.



    Environment; Weather; Science and Technology; Self-Reference; Great Britain




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    FARMER. DUDLEY London

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    Film ID:
    VLVA8HEYSHVMH9MCV76BQ3KXQD475
    Media URN:
    VLVA8HEYSHVMH9MCV76BQ3KXQD475
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/11/1953
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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