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    Unused / Unissued material.

    Mont Louis, France. French scientists demonstrate the power of their mirrors at a Solar Research Station.

    GV Pyrenees Mountains pan to solar power research centre. LV Sun powered oven between two huge mirrors. SV Man burning plank of wood from reflected sun rays. & CU. SV Man burning plank of wood from reflected sun rays.

    LV 'Oriantable' mirror being cleaned by man on ladder. CU Man attending to mirror (Mountains in background), & LV Oven and Parabolic mirror reflected in 'Oriantable' mirror. The latter being moved hydroelectrically. SV Parabolic mirror. CU Pan round Parabolic mirror.

    GV Oven between two mirrors. LV Oven in operation., CU Metal in holder being moved. BV Reflected rays burning metal. CU Man wearing goggles. SV Same man holding strip of metal in rays. CU Burning metal falling. SV End falls off strip of metal.


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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:09:00 / 01:17:20:00
    UN 2526 D
    Sort Number:
    UN 2526 D
  • Appears in...

    Science & Technology
    Solar Energy
  • Stills

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

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