• Short Summary

    3,000,000 volts of electricity spark off a huge rod.

  • Description

    Full titles read: "3,000,000 Volts! Once upon a time a million volts was looked upon with awe - Then 2,000,000 became the aim. Here's the latest 3,000,000 volts of --------!" (timecode obscures title.)

    United States of America.

    C/U of a man in glasses as he says the demonstration we are about to see involves a high power rod dissipating 100,000 horsepower, enough to power a city of 300,000 people. Several shots show a huge bolt of electricity sparking off the rod.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1044.17
    Media URN:
    37096
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    21/12/1931
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:34:50:00 / 01:35:41:00
    Canister:
    PT 091

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The two missing words noted as being obscured by the timecode are "leashed lightning".

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