• Short Summary

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

  • Description

    Thought to be Selected Originals from late 1940s material.

    France. A French farmer converts manure to methane gas which powers lights and turbines. French voiceovered newsreel material.

    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.

    Possibly connected with 46/27 - MD.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1534.43
    Media URN:
    60102
    Group:
    Unknown sel originals
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:48:34:00 / 01:49:12:00
    Canister:
    UNSO Reel 082 H

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