• Short Summary

    The giant new British radio-telescope under construction at Jodrell Bank.

  • Description

    Jodrell Bank, Cheshire.

    GV. Gigantic radio telescope - shaped like satellite dish, suppose that's what this is. SV. Bottom half of radio telescope. Pan up to the bowl. GV. Interior of bowl, pan from one side to the other - men working. LV. Man coming down side of bowl with the aid of a rope. LV. Top of bowl, pan down to men working in centre. AS. Looking up underneath the bowl. Men working and painting. SV. Man painting girders. TS. Looking down showing height at which the men are working. SV. Professor Lovell, on right, man in charge of radio astronomy at University of Manchester. On left is Mr H. C. Husband, the designer of the telescope. CU. Mr Husband. LV. Control building with telescope in background. LV. Interior with man sitting at control panel, telescope can be see through the window in front of him. SV. Man operating master control panel. CU. Control panel, hand switches on. LV. Base of telescope. AS. Under bowl. SV. Azimuth tracking motor. SCU. Two scientist looking up. AS. Telescope slowly traversing. CU. Wheel of motor going round on Azimuth rail. AS. Telescope traversing. GV. Radio telescope.


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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:19:00 / 01:02:38:00

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