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  • Short Summary

    Radiation rays used to lengthen life of fruit and veg. at laboratory in Holland.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material.

    Food research in Holland (Netherlands).

    Various shots of field where a combined harvester is picking potatoes. Various shots of farm workers picking apples in orchard.

    Exterior shot of modern food research laboratory. Various shots interior of lab. Tests are being carried out to enable fresh vegetables like potatoes, mushrooms, to be kept for longer periods. We see the fruit and vegetables being put into a radiation chamber where rays are passed through them. This is seen on a closed circuit television monitor. These rays are supposed to increase the life of these fruits.

    Date on dope sheet is 11/11/1968.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3235.12
    Media URN:
    90383
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1968
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:49:03:00 / 01:51:07:00
    Canister:
    UN 4400 B

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