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  • Short Summary

    British Instructional Film on the workings of Power Stations and Electricity distribution.

  • Description

    Titles: The Central Electricity Board present ELECTRICITY.
    Produced by British Instructional Films Ltd
    ELECTRICITY GENERATION. A series of Impressions. (Reel 1)

    WS Power Station with two tall towers. CU Towers. WS Cranes on the river. Scenes inside the power station - mechanical equipment and men at work. Shots show the huge scale of the interior and the mass of pipes, power lines and equipment. WS Power Station. Diagram showing the London power supply. Exterior shots and CUs of the structure. WS Pylons. Camera pans to show line of Pylons stretching into the distance. WS the main Switching Station. Interior shot inside control room full of gauges and dials. Various shots of sections of the Pylons. Diagram of the electrical supply to Barking. CU Cogs, dials and meters, machines that print half hourly records, control room operations.

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    Film ID:
    3249.01
    Media URN:
    90594
    Group:
    Documentaries
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1940 - 1950
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:20:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:01:00 / 01:20:02:00
    Canister:
    DOCS

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