• Short Summary

    Scientists in New York bury everyday objects in a steel cylinder where they hope future generations will eventually find them. America.

  • Description

    Item title reads - United States.

    New York, America (USA).

    Scientists bury everyday articles in steel cylinder.

    The camera pans across everyday items such as a telephone, clock, cutlery and cricket ball. M/S of a man lowering them into a glass tube. C/U of a can of Pathe news film showing events of the last few years, it is also placed in the tube. Various shots as the tube is placed in a steel cylinder and taken outside. Various shots as they lower it 50 feet below the ground where they hope it will stay for 5000 years. M/S as the top is screwed on with a wrench. M/S as the men doing it laugh afterwards.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    983.36
    Media URN:
    18131
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    10/10/1938
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:55:35:00 / 01:56:21:00
    Canister:
    38/81

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