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  • Description

    No title - The lens.

    Probably filmed at Pathe studios, London.

    Various shots of camera lenses through the ages including cameras shaped like a rifle and binoculars. M/S of two young women in their bathing suits, one is filming behind a movie camera whilst the other is shouting instructions through a megaphone. Various shots of lenses, telescope and lighthouse. C/U of a woman with spectacles on reading a book, she takes them off and looks at the camera to show the lens of the eye. M/S of a diagram of the eye. Various diagrams show how a lens bends light. Another diagram shows how light passes through a camera to project the image upside down.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    03/07/1941
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    43304
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1306.23
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:37:00 / 01:50:20:00
    Canister:
    NSP 274
    Sort Number:
    NSP 274
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Science & Technology
    WorkSpaces
    early Early Photography and X-ray
  • Stills

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