Edison - 81 1928

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    Thomas Edison celebrates his 81st birthday and demonstrates a new lighting system.

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    Florida, United States of America.

    C/U of inventor and physicist Thomas Alva Edison with his wife in their garden on Edison's 81st birthday. Various shots of Edison sitting at a table in front of his house, demonstrating some kind of a new electric lighting system on a small circuit.

    Several shots of Edison in his garden; he seems to be breaking off small branches from a bush and handing them to the men with him who examine the sap. More men appear; one hands Edison some paper, then takes it back to write something down for him (some sort of scientific data, no doubt).

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    01/03/1928
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    33731
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    718.16
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:03:00 / 01:17:53:00
    Canister:
    G 1481
    Sort Number:
    G 1481
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