• Short Summary

    The USA switch on its first atomic power plant in New York State.

  • Description

    West Milton, United States of America (USA).

    SV. Steel sphere of America's first atomic power plant, pan to large transformer with sign on it, pan to pylons. SCU. Large switch decorated with US flags. SV. Atomic Energy Commission Chairman Strauss throws switch, pan to largest light bulb in the world. Lights as current flows. CU. The largest light bulb. SCU. Sphere with steam escaping from pipe at the side. SV. Pan along pylons to first house to be served with atomic power. SCU. Pan from cable to hamburgers cooking in electric skillet. Woman serves 'nuclear hamburgers'.

    (FG) (Orig.A.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    539.04
    Media URN:
    30989
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    01/08/1955
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:12:58:00 / 01:13:38:00
    Canister:
    55/61

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