• Short Summary

    Future of atom - not just the weapon.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "THE MIGHTY ATOM".

    Various.

    Various interior shots of Cavendish Laboratories in Cambridge with atom technicians at work.

    Several shots of the heavy water plant in Norway.

    Close up shots of a map of London showing the equivalent of the area destroyed by atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

    Sir John Anderson talking on progress of new type of energy - atomic energy. As he speaks, various shots of the old (traditional) sources of energy are seen.

    Several shots of the oil fields and men working on them.

    Battersea Power Station.

    Long shot of a pit head scene. Miners at work in mine, fixing charges for blasting.

    Good aerial shots of Boulder Dam. Closer shot of water entering the dam.

    (Mute & Track Negs.)

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1161.21
    Media URN:
    40158
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    16/08/1945
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:32:00 / 01:44:24:00
    Canister:
    45/66

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