• Short Summary

    Solar power is used in Tokyo while the Americans use hot geysers to generate power.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material -

    Tokyo, Japan. American voiceovered newsreel material.

    SV Scientists looking at a new solar-heat engine in Tokyo. CU Scientists watching the engine being demonstrated. GV Stretch of beach near Tokyo with two Japanese people setting up a weird contraption which is an umbrella with a specially coated inside to make it a solar cooker. CU Japanese couple setting up cooker. CU Cooking utensils with rice being spooned into a tray. CU Japanese girl breaking an egg over frying pan which is in position to catch the sun's reflected rays from the umbrella. SV Two solar cookers in operation. CU Kettle boiling on one of the cookers. CU Japanese couple eating rice with the cookers turned the other way as sunshades.

    California, United States of America (USA).

    SV Column of steam, pan down to show hillside where it is coming from. GV Hillside with steam geysers very active. SV Men working with apparatus near one of the geysers. SV Men working on pipeline which is going into the hillside. CU Man looking at dials. CU Dials. CU Man working valve. CU End of pipe line with steam coming from it. GV Pipeline gushing steam with men active around it. Pan along to show steam. GV Another pipe with men around it and steam gushing from it. GV Hillside with geysers spouting steam, pan up to show the steam against the sky.

    (F.G.) Old record suggests material dates from around 01/08/1958.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:42:27:00 / 01:43:53:00
    UN 3130 F

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