• Short Summary

    Behind the gates of three atomic factories for the first time.

  • Description

    Cumberland, Preston & Cheshire.

    British Pathe cameras are for the first time permitted into three atomic factories: Windscale in Cumberland, Springfields near Preston and Capenhurst in Cheshire. Succession of shots through the factories: control room, changing rooms, building areas, workers in protective clothing, barrels of the crude ore from which uranium is gleaned etc. Most o the film is centred on special clothing and precautions taken against radio activity. Even the cameramen are seen wearing them.

    (Orig.Neg.) (Uncut Neg.H.I.) (Orig.D.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    150.08
    Media URN:
    29317
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    12/04/1954
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:25:00 / 01:23:05:00
    Canister:
    54/27

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