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  • Short Summary

    Material relating to newsreel story "Duke Opens Heavy Water Reactor" - 68/18.

  • Description

    Selected originals (offcuts, selected scenes, out-takes, rushes) for story "Duke Opens Heavy Water Reactor" 68/18.

    Duke of Edinburgh (Prince Philip) opens nuclear reactor station at Winfrith, Dorset. Various shots Duke taking a look at a scale model of the reactor, he then goes on to see the works. Various shots complex control panel at the reactor, engineers in their seats watching dials. Various shots Duke arriving at Winfrith and being greeted by hundreds of workers. Various shots interior of generating rooms and engineers operate valves. Various shots showing exteriors of the heavy water reactor and of the power lines going away on pylons.

    Note: large section of spacing at 01:24:22.

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    Film ID:
    2055.16
    Media URN:
    50838
    Group:
    Selected originals
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:07:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:08:00 / 01:29:17:00
    Canister:
    68/18 A (Selected Originals)

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