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  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material -

    Title reads: "What's New? A Mechanised Chinese Dinner!".

    China.

    GV People eating in communal dining hall in Communist China. MS Tray of hot food is taken from oven. Various shots of machine grinding vegetables. Various shots as cook dishes out of food onto plate and puts in into a bomb-like container. She presses a button and the electricity operated 'bomb' moves from kitchen to dining room and stops over table. Waitress removes plate. CU People eating with chopsticks. MS 'Bomb' rises from the table to be returned to kitchen, people still eating.

    (Comb. F.G.) Old record suggests material may date from around 27/04/1961.

    N.B. Sound track is very, very faint on this item - probably not usable - MD.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1961
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    86363
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    3028.09
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:57:00 / 01:25:51:00
    Canister:
    UN 3487 B
    Sort Number:
    UN 3487 B
  • Appears in...

    Collections
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    Categories
    Science & Technology Religion & Politics Trade & Industry
    WorkSpaces
    Research Seminar China 1911-76 China
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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