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  • Short Summary

    CUs of workmen smiling, the coastline and Philip being shown the sphere fast reactor.

  • Description

    Dounreay atomic site.

    Various GV's of Fast Reactor - (This is centrepiece of site - the Sphere). 4 Shots (GV's Scottish coastline. Various shots of Duke of Edinburgh Prince Philip walking past Reactor and workmen. MS. Duke shaking hands with Workmen. Various shots of the arrival of the Duke at site met by General Joselin. Two CUs panels in control room of reactor. Various shots of Duke accompanied by Sir William Owen, General Joselin, T G Williams comes through corridor to centre of sphere. Duke sees Ace Core of the Sphere Fast Reactor, and Mr J Tatlock (Chief Engineer Fast Reactor) explains the workings of the Reactor. The section the Duke sees is actually the core-pot (in which core goes).


    Note: man holds card with J Turner Box 1 and later on in footage J Turner Box 2 over his face so all you can see is the top of a balding head and hands holding up the card, which is quite unintentionally comical.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:04:31:00 / 01:09:26:00
    UN 3012 A

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