• Short Summary

    Fuel cell (electrical generator) demonstrated by inventor Francis Bacon.

  • Description

    Title reads: "This box is magic".

    Cambridge, Cambridgeshire.

    C/U magic box fuel cell (electrical generator). Various C/Us inventor Francis Bacon pan down to the cell. G/V control panel. C/U man plugging lead from cell into saw. C/U another man about to saw a piece of wood. C/U as he does so. C/U man welding using electricity generated by cell with Mr. Bacon watching. C/U man welding. C/U truck with lifting device on front lifting a box. G/V journalists watching. C/U truck lifting the saw and its stand.

    Note: not Bacon the artist!

    Note: newspaper cutting + info about inventor and invention on file.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1591.32
    Media URN:
    51177
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    27/08/1959
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:44:00 / 01:36:36:00
    Canister:
    59/69

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