• Short Summary

    Young Australian scientists turn boxite and clay into aluminium.

  • Description

    Titles read: "AUSTRALIA MAKES ALUMINIUM" (Dublin).

    Sydney, Australia.

    Dr Murphy of the Sydney Technical College goes to see the four young men who discovered how to make aluminium from minerals. He watches the scientists at work on the process of turning boxite from New South Wales and Queensland and clay from South Australia into aluminium in a laboratory.

    Commentator says "you are watching the birth of another vital Australian industry, thanks to the inventiveness and industry of Australian youth".

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1316.29
    Media URN:
    43625
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    05/02/1942
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:50:17:00 / 01:51:52:00
    Canister:
    42/11 (Dublin)

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