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  • Short Summary

    Manufacture of Antrycide, new drug to combat cattle disease and Tse Tse fly.

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    Blakely, Manchester, Lancashire.

    MS. Heifers being driven into farm. MS. Heifers coming out of stall. MS. Heifers running about yard. MS. Back view of Heifers going out onto road. CU. Man watching them. SCU. Heifer standing still chewing cud. MS. Heifers standing still. SCU. Man holding bull. CU. Bull. CU. Bull's head. MS. Men driving calves into yard. SCU. Calf. MS. Masked man tending Antrycide producing machine. CU. Chemical machine. Man unscrews valve, inserts funnel & puts in Antrycide (white powder) for final purification - this is a new drug against cattle disease and Tse Tse fly. CU. Bucket of Antrycide being scooped up in shovel & poured into funnel. NCU. Head shot of worker wearing mask & goggles. MS. Man taking out funnel & screwing down valve. SCU. Man bending down to bucket which is being filled by machine with Antrycide for drying. CU. Hand lifting lever over bucket. CU. Mr Walter Ogden, OBE, awarded for voluntary dangerous work during war. CU. Back view, Mr Ogden recording reading from meter. CU. Hand turning valve. CU. Hand lifting lever. CU. Bucket of Antrycide having scoop dug into it. NCU. Scoop lifting Antrycide from bucket. SCU. & CU. Man spreading powder on glass tray. CU. Glass tray full of Antrycide powder. CU. Head shot of worker. CU. Head shot of worker, he removes mask & goggles. SCU. Jars on laboratory shelf with notice in front of them 'Strains of Trypanosomiasis'. CU. Girl's hand in cage full of mice. CU. Girl's hand holding mouse. MS. Cage full of mice. CU. Hand taking hypodermic syringe & filling it with solution. CU. Hands filling syringe. MS. Mice in jars, pan to girl looking down microscope. CU. Mice in jars. CU. Girl looking through microscope. SCU. Man taking flask down from shelf. CU. He lifts retort and starts to pour solution into flask. CU. Pan from man's face to liquid going into flask, pan back to face. CU. A milky solution in the flask. CU. Milky solution in another vessel. SCU. Apparatus over a saucepan with man adjusting rod. CU. Man lifting flask from stand over Bunsen burner. CU. Man looking at flask held aloft. CU. Man looking at flask held aloft. CU. Man's hands taking jars from shelf.

    (Mute B/W)

    Information found in the old record - Material shot at ICI. Date 04/01/1949.
    Cataloguer's note - some disturbing shots of mice in cages and jars.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:07:08:00 / 01:13:12:00
    UN 2097 B

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