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  • Description

    Thought to be Selected Originals from late 1940s material.

    France. A French farmer converts manure to methane gas which powers lights and turbines. French voiceovered newsreel material.

    Various shots as farmers use pitchforks to load manure into big tanks, the lid is put on and a diagram shows how it is converted to methane gas. A man turns the gas tap on and lights the gas under a cover to make a lamp. A woman uses it to cook with on her stove. Also used for turbines.

    Possibly connected with 46/27 - MD.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    60102
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1534.43
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:48:34:00 / 01:49:12:00
    Canister:
    UNSO Reel 082 H
    Sort Number:
    UNSO 082 H
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Science & Technology Trade & Industry
  • Stills

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

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