• Short Summary

    New US machine simulates waves of hurricane force for testing sea wall materials.

  • Description

    Washington, United States of America (USA).

    SCU. Fourteen ton disc and crank arm, & CU. CU. Army personnel observing disc. SV. From camera towards tank, showing crank and arms operating. SV. Man standing in tank with measure stick, wave strikes him. CU. Man with measure stick in water. SCU. Wave comes along and hits bank. SV. Wave surging down towards camera, & side view. CU. Side of tank with scale on side measuring 20 when wave hits it. CU. Wave surging along tank from a side view. & CU.

    (F.G.) (Orig "A")

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    551.06
    Media URN:
    31237
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    21/11/1955
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:06:33:00 / 01:07:16:00
    Canister:
    55/93

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