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METALS OF THE NUCLEAR AGE


Harwell: Explanation of experiments in metals using methods based on atomic energy plutonium and others. largely unintelligible but good shots of various scientific equipment.

Year of Production: 1958

Color or Black and White?: Colour

Running Time: 32 mins 40 secs

Shot List

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Hand pouring UO 2.08 from glass bottle into funnel and container Ceramic rod dipped into water - cracks CU Various metals and metal rolled Gloved hands pour clay mixture into box Gloved hands handle long rod of metal pipes Back of small testing drums MCU hands working on metal assembly Stream explodes from tube. CU splatter of ? MCU rods taking plate from drum Gloved hand pours powder into long tube
Gloved hand removes solid tube General view of plutonium lab. Safe handling with gloves Rods removing rod Gloved hands hacksaw rod cientists handling through glass with gloves - MCU gloved hands Microscope slides MS Man speaking to camera MCU Metal rods breaking - en handling from behind lead shield. Model of uranium atoms/animation of atoms responding to heat. Man pouring freezing gas into apparatus arious pieces of apparatus - too complicated to note Cathode ray tube - with c.u. Young men around table discussing experiment Young woman working with large apparatus CU hands handling scientific plates.