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