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The First in the World

USSR, 1955 (MIFF 1956, Elements)

Director: Bogolepov

A clearcut and simple account of the first atomic power-station ever built. Good animated sequences explain the functions of various installations. One of the most fascinating shots shows two white-uniformed women sitting in a huge, Utopistic control room in charge of hundreds of indicators and levers.

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A is for Atom

USA, 1952
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Tomorrow it will be Fine

Poland, 1953
A popular explanation of the way in which weather charts for northern Europe are compiled. Meteorological apparatus is shown in use and its purpose is described. ... More »

The World That Nature Forgot

USA, 1954
This is the story of a new world, a world that begins in the mysterious universe of atoms and molecules, which combine in countless numbers to form everything we see and touch. It is the story of how… More »

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