• Short Summary

    Quirky but informative item about water, includes some animated diagrams.

  • Description

    Part of issue MUM'S THE WORD.

    Pathe Studios, London.

    Informative item about water.

    C/U of water drops coming out of pipette. Animated diagrams of water drops comparing their size to aerofoils on plane wings. We see "Professor Fernakapan" (sp.?) (probably an actor in a false beard) making a magnifying glass from droplets of water.

    Various shots of cameraman filming Pathe Studios through spherical bottle of water. The effect is like a fish eye lens. We see general behind the scenes studio activity.

    Glamorous girl in swimsuit superimposed over bucket of water - demonstrating how much of human body is water. Various C/Us of novelty Chinese paper flowers being dropped into beakers of water: the flowers expand and appear to grow.

    L/S of waterfalls. M/S of sea. M/S of man falling into sea - looks like part of greasy pole competition.

    C/U of female scientist looking through microscope. Various shots of man making intricate model of water organism using hand blown glass. Various diagrams of water particles.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    New sound pictorials
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:31:00 / 01:04:48:00
    NSP 400

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