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    Harwell, Berkshire.

    GV Exterior of Hermes building at Harwell. CU Interior, sign 'Heavy Element & Radioactive Material Electromagnetic Separator - HERMES. LV. Pan down to separator and a man operating controls at main control board. CU Sign 'Unauthorised Entry Prohibited'. CU Pan, operator dressed in radio activity protection clothing (frog suit) walking into the separator. SV The scientist talking to frogman over intercom - they see each other through the glass. CU Frogman talking back to scientist, he gives thumbs up signal, turns and walks down in the separator. CU Scientist talking on telephone, he turns and looks towards the control panel. SV Scientist sitting at control panel. SV Interior of the separator room with operator putting cooling tubes inside projector. CU Replacing extractor slip after loading with plutonium charge. SV Scientist at control panel. SV Model of separator (Hermes). GV Two frogmen focusing receiver, & CU. CU Frogman removing cooling tubes from projector, & LV With scientist looking at them through the glass as they work.

    (Orig. Neg.) (Title Scene D)

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    04/02/1957
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    32540
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    631.31
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:21:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:47:00 / 01:37:08:00
    Canister:
    57/11
    Sort Number:
    57/011
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    War & Revolution
    WorkSpaces
    Scientists Plutonium
  • Stills

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

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