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Going Places

Based on original research by Adrian dc Potier. This composite film traces the history of powered (light from 1903 to its Golden Jubilee in 1953. The film is concerned primarily with Britain's part in aviation history, but credit is also given to the vital contributions of other countries. Starting ... Read more
The standard method of measuring engine wear is to weigh a piston ring before and alter a long period of running. A far less laborious procedure makes use of a radioactive piston ring; radiating particles worn from the ring circulate in the lubricating oil and their abundance, which can be ... Read more
An animated film in which visual, commentary and music combine in a sprightly account of one phase of transport history in Canada. The conquest of Canada's vast distances and varied terrain is pictured from the first footpath trodden by early explorers through canoe, barge and steamboat, oxcart ... Read more
During the period 1947 to 1950, two young engineers tested the "Tatra 87", a Czechoslovakian automobile, on an extensive world tour through forty-eight countries. This film shows how the car used in the expedition was dismantled and searched for defects and wear after many thousands of miles ... Read more
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