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    London.

    Title: "WAR'S LATEST TERROR! Mr. H. Grindell Matthews - the famous inventor - demonstrates his new discovery. An invisible beam that will detonate explosives".

    C/U of Mr. M. standing outside his house. M/S of Mr. M. tipping some powder from a tin onto a crate in front of a brick wall, he stands back, there is a small explosion.

    Intertitle: " ... or stop a motor engine".

    C/U of a strange looking contraption consisting of a pendulum and a fan - a model of a motor engine? What looks like a beam from a torch shines onto the contraption, as the beam hits the fan it stops moving, when the beam is removed it starts, the same happens with the swinging pendulum as the light hits it.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    05/05/1924
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    24368
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    338.28
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:42:00 / 01:46:37:00
    Canister:
    G 1081
    Sort Number:
    G 1081
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Historical Figures & Celebrities War & Revolution Science & Technology
    WorkSpaces
    Harry Matthews
  • Stills

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

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