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    Geneva, Switzerland: LV Group examining exhibits. CU Model of atomic factory pan up to people looking at it. CU Model of atomic reach tors on wall, camera pan down. CU Model of Atomic pile, camera pans slightly. CU paper reading of 'PROGRAMME OF NUCLEAR POWER GV Palais of Nations, Geneva...Lib NO. 22256 335ft

    GV INT. Delegates taking up positions inside Palais des Nations. LV Dag Hammerskjold makes speech (Nat. sd.) GV Assembly. STV Ditto showing names of nations. LV Bhabbha making speech (Nat.sd) Dubbing scenes over speech:-

    TV Atomic station...Lib No. 17057

    SV Atomic tank...Lib No. 17057

    TV PAN Over Atomic buildings...Lib No. 17057

    SCU Atomic Submarine 'Nautilus' launched...Lib No. 21963

    LV Atomic station...23720

    TV INT. Atomic apparatus...23720

    SCU INT. Tank...23720

    SV People looking down right to the bottom of tank...23720

    GV INT. Atomic Station...22550

    GV Ditto...21179


    SV Bhaba concludes:- (Nat. sd.)


    Length of issue story - 335ft.


    LV Dag Hammerskjold speaks:-

    "When in the history of mankind have men of knowledge representing so many diverse and distant nations congregated to offer the best of their minds and goodwill in order to promote knowledge and through knowledge to promote peace.

    SV Bhaba speaks: "It shows the absolute necessity of finding some new source of energy if the light or our civilization is not to be extinguished because we have burnt out our fuel reserves"

    SCENES DUBBED OVER BHABHA'S SPEECH:- "There is no long any question that Atomic energy can be used for power generation, we know that it has been used for several years to heat houses in winter in a small area of England. we know that a United States Submarine has been propelled successfully by atomic energy. SCU Bhabha continues: "And we know that in the Soviet Union an Atomic Power Station of 5,000 Kw. has fed electricity into the grid.

    DUBBED SCENES OVER BHABHA SPEECH:- There is an Atomic Power station of 50,000 k.w. is expected to be in operation in the United Kingdom next year. A rapidly accelerating programme of new power stations have under constructions in France and one has been planned in Canada

    SCU Bhaba continues speech:-

    "There is little doubt that many atomic power stations will be established in different parts of the world during the next ten years. LV ... Our first duty as scientist is to establish the truth and in this matter our responsibility to humanity transcends our allegiance to any State." SCU...Widespread atomic power in the world will necessitate and international society in which the major states have agreed to maintain peace.

    U.S.A.: THE ATOM AND YOU! Geneva:- 72 countries send delegates to Atomic Conference. Geneva:- World's first Atomic Trade Fair goes with a swing. Paramount shows picture of astonishing progress made in peaceful use of atomic energy. Chicago, U.S.A. LV American countryside. STV Ditto. SV Man ploughing with tractor. LV Men in corn fields. CU Instrument in mans hand. SV Plant growth chamer (greenhouse) CU Hands planting seeds. SV Doctor flooding chamber with water. GV Water flooded chamer. CU Soya bran planted in chamber. SV Man inside chamber handling geiger counter. SV Man in chamber cutting plants. GV INT. Atomic School class room. SIDE V Teacher writing on black board. CU Students. CU Ditto. CU Ditto. CU Ditto. SIDE V Ditto. 335ft

    GV Atomic Station...Lib No. 22148

    GV Ditto...Lib No. 22148

    GV Calde Hall Atomic Power Station...Lib No. 23720

    GOOD SCENES: GV Man working in fields. CU Hand picking fruit. SV Family eating meal. CU Table with food. SCU Two men with masks on. SV Man planting plants. LV Man looking at plants. side V man writing. CU Man working on instrument. SCU Man in glass house with plants. LV Man looking at plants. TV Men walking. SCU Woman looking at seeds through microscope. SIDE V Man looking at machine. TV Machines working. SIDE V Man with instruments. SBV Ditto. CBV of head. CU Round glass instrument with liquid boiling in it. SIDE V Ditto. TV Instruments. FV Man writing. BV Ditto. GV Glass house with men. CU Machine. LV Man ploughing field. LV Corn field. LV Man and two children coming towards SCU Smoke from atom bomb burst. BV Nurse through smoke. SCU Woman looking through microscope, through smoke. SCU Syringe. BV Man with instruments CU Man looking through microscope. CU Sign 'DANGER area used for radioactive materials' SV Man with instruments. CU Bottles of radio active material hand taking one of them. CU Hand putting contents into glass instrument. SIDE V Man putting lid on instrument. CU Instrument turning. SCU Man. CU Tin with seeds being dropped in. SIDE V Man with instrument. CU Hands putting something in machine. CU Glass instruments. CU Instruments with hand starting them.


    SV Group of men. LV Car coming towards. SCU Car at gate with guard. ANGLE V Building 'ADMINISTRATION' SCU Men getting out of coach. SV Men walking GV INT. Building with people. SV Group of men. PAN TO Building. SIDE V People. SCU Sign 'RADIATION' BV men standing about. ANGLE V Machine called 'SLAVE ARM' pan down to it working. SIDE V Man writing on blackboard 'ATOMS FOR PEACE'

    Atomic Energy; Exhibitions; Self-Reference; Switzerland



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