• Short Summary

    Machines test the strength of floats used for seaplanes, Virginia, United States of America.

  • Description

    Full titles read: "A REAL BASIN-FULL - from Virginia ! [United States of America] This is claimed to be the world's largest basin or tank, for testing strength of floats, etc., in speed runs."

    Several shots of large machines inside factory moving backwards and forwards along a narrow strip of water. Underneath the machine is attached a prototype float for a seaplane, which is pressed down onto he water to check its strength.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1042.04
    Media URN:
    37062
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    23/11/1931
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:01:00 / 01:09:02:00
    Canister:
    PT 087

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