- Title: U367
THE NATIONAL GRID
Black and White live action and animation 1960
Vs electricity pylons inc with electric train past, Vs power stations with linking pylons, Vs pylons carrying electricity inc, Ws of London showing St Paul's Cathedral, Ws transmission system, Ws power station, Vs turbine hall here electricity is generated, Ms man working in control room, Vs cables pylons substations and transformers GRAPHIC SEQUENCE of transformer showing step up and step down exterior of power station and pylons, GRAPHIC SEQUENCE showing how power stations began to share electricity using transmission stations and beginning of National Grid.
Vs power stations pylons and steam train along track, GRAPHIC MAP showing layout of National Grid, Vs pylons, High angle shot London landscape inc St Paul's, Vs control room where two men work GRAPHIC SEQUENCE showing how electricity is divided.
GRAPHIC SEQUENCE of map showing demand and supply of electricity in each area, Vs Thames South area control office showing men at work in control room inc man on telephone and man using teleprinter, Vs power stations against night sky.
High angle shot of steam train going under viaduct / bridge, Vs fog on railway tracks and around power station on river, GRAPHIC SEQUENCE showing fog bound areas of map, Vs teleprinters in operation, Vs men at work in control room inc
CUs of man on telephone, GRAPHIC SEQUENCE showing extra units of electricity being transferred to fog bound areas which require more electricity. CU hand switches on light switch, CU man shaving using electric shaver, CU woman cooks at electric stove / cooker, WS underground train along open section of track, VS man at controls in foundry switches on system, VS man looks at panel of instruments in control room of factory, vs men working on designs inc nuclear power exterior of power station, GRAPHIC SEQUENCE of map showing nuclear power stations planned for connection to super grid and possible connections with French power stations. VS exteriors and interiors of French power stations
VS pylons over countryside GRAPHIC SEQUENCE showing cross-channel cable linking UK with France and other, European countries pan up from white cliffs of Dover to sea
VS pylons with pan right to transmission system ws power station against sunset.
- Keywords:UK, NATIONAL GRID, POWER, UTILITIES, INDUSTRY, GRAPHIC ILLUSTRATIONS, ANIMATION, EDUCATION, MODERNISATION, ELECTRICITY.
- Master Title:U367