• Short Summary

    Quirky item about heat, electrical, light, sound, water and smell waves.

  • Description

    Part of issue SAY IT WITH FLYERS.

    Pathe Studios, London.

    M/S of woman waving from a balcony. M/S of woman sitting in front of radiator, animated heat waves shoot out of heater. Various animated diagrams of heat waves, electromagnetic waves and light waves.

    Various shots of experiment to show how sound waves are recorded on film. A man shoots caps gun and a lady screams into a microphone. Animation shows how sound waves are recorded as spikes on edge of film stock.

    Various shots of experiment at power station to show effects electric waves. We see a picture and a model house connected to power source exploding as electrical waves reach them. Various shots of pylons and electrical cables in countryside.

    Various shots of light projector being shone through water tank. Movement of water is projected onto screen.

    M/S of woman holding kipper - demonstrating smell waves. M/S of Adolf Hitler giving passionate speech - demonstrating waves of passion!

    Diagrams are probably by Joe Noble.

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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:
    01:19:04:00 / 01:21:30:00
    NSP 358

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