Stoke Mandeville, Buckinghamshire.
L/S of rows of separate pig sties which look like little chalets, each have their own yard and there are pigs playing out in them, two men are wheeling a trolley of food down the side. A group of people walk up to look at the pigs. M/S as they stop at one...
A look at the research and inventions that help scientists and explorers survive in arctic conditions.
Team of scientists works on invention of hovercraft - interesting model testing shots for science lovers.
New inventions of the Post Office Research Department: letter sorting machine and speech synthesiser.
Research on effects of flying on pilots' eyes and balance is made possible by using new machinery.
Educational film showing how scientists and farmers work together to ensure best possible yields.
New arrivals in animal world - wild boar piglets, birds and St. Bernard puppies.
Scientists use complex equipment to do research on shaving - unfortunately, no improvement.
Scientists carry out experiments on bees to analyse their pollinating and stinging habits.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries keep track of sea trout with a trap on the River Axe.
A look at how a bakery freezes bread and cakes for convenience and freshness.
An item about a new way of dying fabric: colours are created by chemical reactions rather than dye.
Scales are not just for cooking but are also scientific tools as this item about precision balances shows.
Cuts (rushes, out takes) for stories featured in CP 368.
Piglets feed from automatic milk machine at experimental farm.
In this item a robotic arm, designed for use in nuclear accidents, shows how it can also apply lipstick.
A look at the ways in which domestic appliances are tested for safety and durability before they are sold.
Film reminds us that transistor revolution of the 50's was as big as the microchip revolution of the 80's.
Pfizer plant produces new antibiotic terramycin for medicinal use and "for fattening pigs and poultry".
A look inside an acoustic chamber where electrical sound equipment is tested.
Film detailing attempts to control the mosquito population to stamp out malaria in Sardinia. c. 1950
Promotional film for Austin lorries and vans - includes footage of design, manufacture, testing and use. c. 1958
Prince Philip opens new Farm Livestock Research Station in Ilford, Essex.
An informative look at the building and use of fibreglass boats.
An informative item about research into the spread of fire in modern tower blocks.