• Short Summary

    Duke of Edinburgh looks at radio telescope at Jodrell Bank.

  • Description

    Title reads: "News from Venus!"

    Duke of Edinburgh (Prince Philip) at Jodrell Bank, Cheshire.

    L/S Jodrell Bank radio telescope. M/S man at controls of the telescope with the telescope in the background. M/S Duke walking into control room with Professor A.C.B. Lovell. M/S controller working the controls. C/U control panel. M/S Duke with Prof. Lovell and other officials looking at control panel. C/U Duke of Edinburgh with Professor Lovell. L/S radio telescope. L/S Duke of Edinburgh and Prof. Lovell walking along a gantry on the telescope. Elevated shot control room building, seen from the telescope. Panning shot Duke and Prof. Lovell walking into the lift to take them to the top of the telescope. L/S telescope. M/S lift ascending. C/U underside of the telescope bowl from inside the lift, as it is going up. L/S reflector bowl of the telescope. Panning shot aerial mast in the centre of the reflector bowl pan down to men working at the base of the aerial. L/S radio telescope.

    Note: Professor Lovell is in charge of radio astronomy at Manchester University.

    Note: press release about royal visit on file.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:34:00 / 01:06:31:00

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