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    FLYING LABORATORY PLANE DETECTS MINERALS

    Radlett, Hertfordshire.
    LV. DC 3 plane disappearing in distance after takeoff. SV. Plane in flight with detecting attachment fixed underneath. GV. A man adjusting the payout device inside the plane. CV. The roller paying out the wire. GV. Air to air, Bird (detecting attachment) being lowered below the aircraft. SV. Man working on a craft device. SV. An engineer adjusting dials and levers. GV. The Bird passing over the countryside. LV. The plane dragging the Bird along.
    (Orig.Neg.) (title scene G.)

    SALVAGED GERMAN SUBMARINE MAY BE NEW U BOAT No 1

    Baltic Sea.
    GV. Conning tower of submarine being hoisted out of the water with U 1 painted on the side. GV. German naval officers directing operations. TV. Cables attached to the submarine presumably lifting it up. GV. The submarine on the surface with shipping in the background. SV. The bow of the submarine TV. Man chipping rust off the conning tower hatch. GV. British sailors leaning over the side of the ship watching. GV. Pan along the side of the salvaged submarine. LV. Submarine on the surface held up by salvage vessel.
    (F.G.) (Orig.E.)

    FIREPROOF SUIT MADE OF ALUMINIUM

    New York.
    CV. Man adjusting aluminium boots. GV. Man being helped into his aluminium jacket. SV. Man being assisted into his helmet. CV. Man peering out of helmet. HV. Man sliding into oven holding sticks of wood. SV. The sticks start to smoulder. CV. Temperature meter reading 1200 degrees of heat. SV. Man holding sticks which are burning fiercely. GV. Man holding lump of steel wool being pushed into the oven on the platform. Scene shows steel wool malting. LV. Man entering the oven where behind him a business suit bursts into flame and smoke pours out. He walks out.
    (F.G.) (Orig.C.)

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    02/07/1956
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    32124
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    599.02
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:08:00 / 01:02:58:00
    Canister:
    56/53
    Sort Number:
    56/053
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