• Short Summary

    A giant amplifier exaggerates the sound of a falling feather millions of times over. London.

  • Description

    Fall of a feather.

    London.

    M/S of recording equipment, a man walks up and adjusts the giant amplifier. C/U's of various parts of the machine including milliamperes dial. M/S of engineers listening in to amplifier and tuning into cathode-ray tube in oscilloscope. They demonstrate by dropping a feather beside a microphone and recording the noise that it makes. C/U of radar showing on tube. The noise sounds like a giant explosion.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1265.20
    Media URN:
    34240
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    21/03/1949
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:29:38:00 / 01:30:53:00
    Canister:
    NP 236

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