• Short Summary

    Various shots of technical machinery and men operating machine, control panels, etc.

  • Description

    Malvern, Worcestershire.

    MS General view of room housing the new Synchrotron at the Telecommunications Centre at Malvern, a controller adjusts the equipment, pan to synchrotron. (2 shots). MS and CU An official (controller) pouring liquid oxygen into vacuum air trap, pan to Synchrotron. CU. Heart of the Synchrotron, around the inside of this container electrons can travel a distance of 1000 miles in the matter of 1/200th of a second. CU. The electron gun. (2 shots). CU. Electron gun, pan to control panel. (2 shots, out-of-focus at end of pan). CU. Hand working a control knob on panel, pan up to control-panel to two cathode ray indicator tubes. CU. One of the indicator faces showing different levels of traces.

    Cataloguer's Note: Good general machine noise throughout. Good shots of now-outdated control panels. "Date received" on original paperwork, reads: 23/6/48.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:04:49:00 / 01:07:17:00
    UN 1962 H

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