“ About Time ” 1962 Bell System SCIENCE SERIES FILM w/ DR. FRANK BAXTER PART 1 XD82965a

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Join this channel to get access to perks: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCddem5RlB3bQe99wyY49g0g/join Want to learn more about Periscope Film and get access to exclusive swag? Join us on Patreon. Visit https://www.patreon.com/PeriscopeFilm Visit our website www.PeriscopeFilm.com Part 2: https://youtu.be/o131E3lvWvo This film “About Time” was one of the “Bell System Science Series” , which consisted of nine educational television specials made for the AT&T Corporation and originally broadcast on TV from 1956 to 1964. This episode, hosted by Dr. Frank Baxter, focuses on the properties of time and how we track it. The screenplay was written by Richard Hobson, Nancy Pitt, and Leo Salkin. It was directed by Owen Crump. Phil Monroe directed the animations. The film starred Richard Deacon and Les Tremayne and included various consultants including famed physicist Dr. Richard Feynman. The film opens with clouds moving across the sky (0:22). Dr.Frank Baxter holds an hourglass and then places it on a stand (0:38). Old man with glasses stands in front of clocks on a blue wall (1:39). Pendulum on a grandfather clock (1:52). Animated universe with stars and planets (1:55). Team of people trying to set a clock (3:07). Baxter walks down a dark greenly lite animated path (3:48). An “Earth Scope” observatory (3:58). “Assistant to the King” walks into the observatory (4:14). The two men talk to each other (4:30). London, England on a screen (4:54). Big Ben (4:59). Hands on a control panel (5:36). Animation that changes from day to night and seasons (5:41). Animation of spaces and coins (6:17). Drawings of calendars from different cultures (6:37). Baxter demonstrates how Earth travels around the sun with a model (7:11). Assistant briefs the King (8:04). Flowers blooming (8:40). Rabbits (8:47). Birds flying in the sky (8:58). Recently hatched bird (9:05). Trees changing seasons (9:11). Scientist in a greenhouse with plants (9:48). Scientist covers one of the leaves of the plants (10:04). Clock (10:09). Plant (10:16). Scientist opens a lab door and takes out some plants (10:30). Green plant (11:06). Hamster in a habitat (11:15). Clock (11:25). Hamster eating (11:28). Hamster playing with a wheel (11:41). Hamster tries to climb out of the box (11:50). Scientist looking at a microscope sample (12:02). Crops on a farm (12:05). Pigs (12:08). Grocery store (12:11). Clothing store (12:12). Construction of homes (12:15). Stick in dirt (12:52). Sundials (12:58). Dripping water (13:07). Hourglass (13:10). Different types of track time (13:14). Drawing with a moving chandelier (13:24). Drawing on a hand feeling someone’s pulse (13:38). Drawing of Christian Huygens (13:50). Dutch mathematician Christiaan Huygens’ clock (13:55). Different clocks (14:01). King talks to his assistant (14:48). Old man controls a control panel and the king looks at him (15:02). Clock gears (15:25). First watches (16:07). Old map (16:18). Animation of a ship (16:24). Man talks to the king (16:57). Drawing of John Harrison (17:08). Clock (17:12). Colonial ship (17:23). Building and car (17:56). Man sending a radio signal (18:02). Man messing with a control panel (18:11). Quartz crystals (18:50). Clock pendulum (18:56). Animation demonstrating the electric current in clocks (19:10). Control panel (19:13). Clock (19:20). Man at the United States Naval Observatory puts a star plate in a vertical telescope (19:50). Electronic calculator (20:25). King and man look at a large globe (20:41). Assistant walks through the door (20:52). Animated Earth spinning (21:28). Tide bores at the Bay of Fundy (21:33). National Bureau of Standards in Boulder, Colorado (22:03). Anatomic clock (22:06). Quartz crystal clock (23:02). Broadcasting station (23:08). Two women watching the television (23:10). Radio tower (23:19). The king, assistant, and time expert talk to each other (23:53). Track race (24:00). Hand holding a stopwatch (24:06). Cathode ray oscilloscope (24:46). Man controlling a radar scope (26:05). Radar scope (26:11). Animation of signal towers (26:17). United States Coast Guard operating a time recording instrument (26:22). Animation of a drop of water and the bits of matter in it (27:20). We encourage viewers to add comments and, especially, to provide additional information about our videos by adding a comment! See something interesting? Tell people what it is and what they can see by writing something for example: “01:00:12:00 — President Roosevelt is seen meeting with Winston Churchill at the Quebec Conference.” This film is part of the Periscope Film LLC archive, one of the largest historic military, transportation, and aviation stock footage collections in the USA. Entirely film backed, this material is available for licensing in 24p HD, 2k and 4k. For more information visit http://www.PeriscopeFilm.com Credit to : PeriscopeFilm

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