Three men use big hammers to knock a large nail into some concrete in order to split it. A new device is demonstrated: the "hydraulic cartridge" which makes this kind of work much easier. C/U of the contraption in action. A hole is drilled, the cartridge is inserted, water poured in (after the operator...more
Promotional film for Austin lorries and vans - includes footage of design, manufacture, testing and use. c. 1958
Cuts (rushes, out takes) for stories featured in CP 368.
New method is used to speed up the laying of cables.
TV camera is used for inspection of holes - prevents workers getting into dangerous situations.
Inventions - an automatic road roller, emergency exit on a bus and an "Expando" van.
Gas operated ramming machine is operated - pounding roads.
A novel revolving stage is demonstrated at a theatre.
"Modern" dredger is shown in action.
Scientists use complex equipment to do research on shaving - unfortunately, no improvement.
Southern Region of British Railways electrifies and modernise its Kent lines.
A new 'road hammer', road tests for a car and a coat for bank staff that sets off an alarm.
An item about a boat yard in Norfolk which builds concrete boats.
A tour and demonstration of the artillery and wave transmission inventions of Georges Constantinesco in his Sonic Factory
Divers used to repair ship under water.
A new 'Egg-O-Matic' vending machine in action at a farm near Chichester, West Sussex.
The Retail Trading Standards Association demonstrate some of the rigorous tests carried out on fabric.
Fascinating film about the building of new motorways in Germany in the 1930s.
New invention, the Hoverbarrow, is demonstrated on a wet and muddy work site in Rainham, Kent.
Team of scientists works on invention of hovercraft - interesting model testing shots for science lovers.
A new pilot ejection seat is tested at the Royal Aircraft establishment at Farnborough.
Cross country motorcycle racing in Lancashire - The Golden Gate Bridge is built.
A look at the technology behind a modern lighthouse.
Demonstration of a mechanical bricklayer called the Motor Mason. Shenfield, Essex.
An item about the design and manufacture of Matchbox toy cars.