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    CHALK RIVER, ONTARIO, CANADA: GTV Chalk River Atomic Plant showing NRX building in right f-g & NRU building behind it. CU Newspaper announcing disaster 'PIN-point leak IN ATOMIC PILE CLOSES PLANT AT CHALK RIVER' LV Evacuation pipeline, pan to right. SV End of pipeline, guard comes into view. CU Sign 'CAUTION. CU Sign on fence 'POSSESSION OR USE OF CAMERAS OF FIREARMS ON THIS PROPERTY IS STRICTLY PROHIBITED. BY LAW' LV NRX building. ltv Men working at base of pile, tilt upward to hold on flask. CU 3 pairs of rubbers worker comes into view & puts on rubbers. BV Ditto. worker walks towards camera. CU Rubber clad feet passing, pan with last pair to worker at machine. CU BV Worker at machine. STV Flask moving. LV Ditto. SV Ditto, man in f-g waving flask forward. CU Man waving. SV Flask, man turning wheel. CU Man signalling worker to stop.



    SV Flask, man turning wheel. CU Two men on flask, one manipulating handle. CU Third man watching operation. SV Safety worker moves in with testing device. CU Radiation survey meter. SV Safety worker. LV Blask returning to position, safety worker in left f-g. CU Flask returning to position. Angle V Warning sign 'RADIOACTIVE HAZARDS' LTV Pan Pile, pan to experiments at base of pile. LV Experiments, man carrying thermos flask upstairs. SCU Man puts down thermos, goes to his apparatus, blows off nitrogen. CU Man watching experiment, goes to indicator on wall. CU Man adjusts indicator. CU Radiation counter. CU Steaming tube, tilt up to see 2nd man crawling over his vacuum apparatus. STV Same worker getting into position. CU Worker lifting soldiering iron. FCU Man soldiering. LTV Experiments at base of pile, pull away to show entire room. GV Ext. Truck backing up to door of NRU building, tilt to show whole building. LV NRU building, trucks passing in f-g.




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    Film ID:
    VLVA2RZBWVUNCPOA9UDEVG8U8WQ9M
    Media URN:
    VLVA2RZBWVUNCPOA9UDEVG8U8WQ9M
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/07/1954
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:34:00
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    /
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    N/A

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