• Short Summary

    Water tower demolished, Pacific sea wall is built and a generator discharges 10 million volts.

  • Description

    Titles read: "CINETOPICALITIES IN BRIEF".

    Various locations of events.

    In Massachusetts, United States of America, we see a 100 ton water tower being demolished. Good shot of the tower falling to the ground.

    On the American Pacific coast we see various shots of sea defences / sea wall being built.

    Several shots of a huge generator which discharges 10,000,000 volts to test the effect of such charges on various metals and other objects. The charge makes a painting fall off a wall in a burst of sparks.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1212.03
    Media URN:
    15804
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    31/12/1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:04:00 / 01:04:24:00
    Canister:
    PT 561

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