An army of men is needed for the "turn round" of the S.S. Bravo which plies with freight and passengers between Hull and Gothenburg. Each "turn round" is a test of professional skill and a race against time.
A coverage on the utilisation of Diesel power. The film employs a silhouette sequence showing the methods of the pioneers followed by an animated sequence on the development of the Diesel engine. ... More »
Traces the discovery of magnetic properties from natural lodestone to the researches of Oersted and Faraday leading to the theory of lines of force and the magnetic field. Explains paramagnetism and ... More »
General discussion of venomous snakes. By means of diagrams and pictures of living snakes, describes their classification and characteristics, the venoms and their effects, and the treatment of snake ... More »
An animated film, sponsored by Rolex Watches, using various symbols and devices to dramatize man's discovery and mastery of the hours. Sun-worshippers; measuring the hours by the shadows of obelisk ... More »