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    No title - attraction magnets.

    Probably filmed at Pathe studios, London.

    M/S of a girl dressed as a French maid playing with a large magnet, a 'professor' takes it away from her. M/S as he talks, he looks to be explaining how it works, the maid brings in a tray and the magnet picks up the iron filings on it. C/U of the filings. C/U of a straight bar magnet. M/S of magnet on pivot. Various shots of patterns made with iron filings when a magnet is placed underneath the paper they are on, showing how they can attract and repel.

    M/S of man dressed as old shepherd who discovered the magnet. M/S of his stick. M/S of natural magnet lodestone. Various shots of galvanometer diagram showing how it all works. Various shots of motor cars and aeroplanes made possible by the magnet.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    23/01/1941
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    43115
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1300.02
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:41:00 / 01:04:38:00
    Canister:
    NSP 251
    Sort Number:
    NSP 251
  • Appears in...

    Collections
    Cinemagazines
    Categories
    Science & Technology
    WorkSpaces
    Forces Science Week 2012 Science experiments
  • Stills

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

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