• Short Summary

    A French farmer converts manure to methane gas which powers lights and turbines.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Countryman's brain wave.

    France.

    Various shots as farmers use pitchforks to load manure into big tanks, the lid is put on and a diagram shows how it is converted to methane gas. A man turns the gas tap on and lights the gas under a cover to make a lamp. A woman uses it to cook with on her stove. Also used for turbines.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1378.11
    Media URN:
    45102
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    04/04/1946
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:54:00 / 01:18:49:00
    Canister:
    46/27

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