Mars - Planet Issue Title Is Peace And War 1939

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    Part of the PEACE AND WAR issue.

    C/U of actor dressed as ancient warrior, superimposed flames rise around him. Superimposed title reads: "Mars". Animated diagram of arrow pointing to planet Mars' position in night sky.

    Various shots of actors dressed as cavemen sacrificing girl to God of Mars. Various shots of actor dressed as ancient astrologer. We see him using crude instruments to study night sky. Astrologer looks out of window at animation showing planet Mars' journey across night sky.

    C/U of picture in astronomy book showing Mars' journey. Animated diagrams showing distance from sun to Earth to Mars. Low angled shot of modern observatory telescope. Various shots of diagrams depicting the system of channels on surface of Mars and its polar ice caps. Animated diagrams showing length of Martian year. Various shots showing Mars to be half size of Earth. Diagrams showing Mars' moons.

    Various shots of warrior standing in front of image of planet Mars. Warrior is supposed to depict Mars, God of War.

    Note: animation is by animator Joe Noble.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    26/10/1939
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    42747
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1280.13
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:23:59:00 / 01:26:22:00
    Canister:
    NSP 186
    Sort Number:
    NSP 186
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