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    Radioactive Isotopes. London airport and Middlesex airport.

    C/U Puts phial in wing-tip, pushes it down and closes hatch. M/S From aircraft, propellor turning and reflected on wet ground. M/S Aircraft taking off. L/S Aircraft disappearing into distance - Dissolve to - M/S Laboratory assistant puts lead container on desk, takes top off, puts in metal rod which lifts out small phial, and puts it on table between two pieces of lead. C/U Man puts phial between lead and takes away metal rod. He inserts and fills syringe from phial. C/U Man empties syringe into glass and puts down syringe and glass. M/S Nurse and patient sitting down, patient takes glass from doctor and drinks. C/U Patient drinking.

    M/S Patient gets up from couch and walks into another room followed by nurse. M/S and C/U Patient sits down under geiger counter which is pulled down over her head. C/U Doctor. C/U Nurse. C/U Instrument panel, pan down as hand reaches out and turns on switch. C/U Patient under geiger counter. C/U Lights on panel flicker intermittently. C/U Another doctor. C/U Lights flickering on panel. C/U Doctor turns on switch - Dissolve to - C/U Head and neck of girl lying down, nurse undoes top of her dress showing crosses on neck. C/U Crosses. C/U Doctor puts instrument on girl's neck over crosses. C/U Instrument panel. C/U Doctor with detector on patient's neck. C/U Instruments. C/U Doctor with detector on patient's neck.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:10:23:00 / 01:12:44:00
    NP 322
    Sort Number:
    NP 322
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    Science & Technology Religion & Politics
    Science experiments Medical Tools Laboratories Laboratories History of Medicine Medical Treatments
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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