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  • Description

    L/S's of picturesque countryside on Calvina, Cape Colony. The commentator says that scientists have arrived here to study the solar eclipse. Several shots of scientist Doctor Jackson with very large telescope. The telescopes are prepared for taking photographs of the eclipse.

    L/S's and M/S of Pathe cameraman setting up camera on a hill. M/S's of numerous kids watching the eclipse. L/S's of the shadow moving across the Sun until it is completely covered. Good footage of the corona.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    19/12/1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    43063
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1298.15
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:17:00 / 01:26:56:00
    Canister:
    NSP 246
    Sort Number:
    NSP 246
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Science & Technology
    WorkSpaces
    Earth
  • Stills

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

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