• Short Summary

    Engineers in America test how to protect towns from Lightning strike.

  • Description

    Thought to be Selected Originals from late 1940s material.

    Title reads: "Man-Made Lightening - 15,000,000 Volts!". American voiceovered newsreel material.

    Pittsfield, Massachusetts, United States of America (USA). Engineers test how to protect towns from Lightning strike.

    LV Elevated General Electric's new high voltage laboratory, showing impulse generators.

    SV Angle shot impulse generators. MV Engineer working at electrode.

    MV Top view impulse generator. LV Engineer in cradle being lowered.

    LV Sparks flying between electrodes.

    MV and SV High voltage sparks flying between electrodes.

    MV Model community with lights on. SV Engineer looking through panel.

    SV Community. Lightning strikes and lights go out.

    SV Engineer twiddling knobs on panel. SV Model community. Lightning strikes and lights stay on.

    MV and SV High-voltage sparks flying between electrodes.

    Possibly connected with 49/53 - MD.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1530.35
    Media URN:
    60001
    Group:
    Unknown sel originals
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:22:00 / 01:42:13:00
    Canister:
    UNSO Reel 062 K

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