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    No title - Pumps.

    C/U of a stirrup pump at a woman's feet, M/S as she pumps it up and down. M/S's of fire pump and pub pump. M/S of a woman sucking her drink through a straw she looks sideways at the camera. Various diagrams showing how pumps work, a demonstration with a glass of water and piece of card shows the card does not fall off when the glass is turned upside down.

    Various shots of a syringe and diagrams to show a valve that stops the liquid going back down once it has been drawn up. M/S of a woman in a bathing suit, various shots of a weight which has been drawn over the top and is pushing her down to show atmospheric pressure on the body. M/S of the woman at the stirrup pump again. M/S of a woman, a cartoon heart appears over her and clasps its hands together.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Media URN:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:11:00 / 01:44:06:00
    NSP 267
    Sort Number:
    NSP 267
  • Appears in...

    Science & Technology
  • Stills

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

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