Item showing a nuclear research centre at Cervinia in the Alps.
Unissued / Unused material.
Cosmic rays laboratory.
Nuclear research centre at Cervinia, in the Italo-Swiss Alps.
Exterior view of the research centre, nestling in snow clad hills. M/S a cable railway pylon taken from moving cable railway car. L/S snow covered mountains. L/S Plateau Rosa Cable railway station, 3500 metres above sea level. L/S snow covered valley from a moving rail car. C/U the Plateau Rosa station. Men move a heavy crate. (prefab section of laboratory). L/S swing from station to laboratory.
Various shots stages of construction. C/U a capped and muffled man smoking a strange pipe. L/S sliding a prefab part downhill. C/U a girl worker, showing mountains in background. M/S two scientists with equipment, swing to view of mountains. L/S mountains, swinging to group outside centre. L/S a party of people at the inauguration. L/S the two people walking in front of the centre.
C/U a priest blessing the centre. C/U Government representatives and scientists. C/U cosmic ray equipment. C/U a man lecturing on equipment. C/U Italian Government representatives and international scientists. C/U equipment, panning to lecturer. C/U a voltmeter registering up to 150. The needle stands at O. Various shots people seen outside the centre.