• Short Summary

    Experiments using electricity to shatter different kinds of materials.

  • Description

    Titles read: "Smashing the Atom. Science is relentlessly pursuing its investigations into the construction and smashing of the atom. Pressures of one to three million volts are used in experiments today."

    Germany.

    Various shots show experiments with electricity: electric charges are seen fizzing around a metal cylinder; a block of wood is smashed by a single discharge of electricity. A piece of limestone glows brightly after being exposed to a charge.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1070.08
    Media URN:
    37384
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    30/01/1933
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:14:04:00 / 01:15:27:00
    Canister:
    PT 149

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