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  1. The Mountain Railway Between Chamonix and Montroc-Le-Planet is Open

    Date released
    5 Feb 1931
    Series name
    Universal News
    Issue no
    60
    NoS ID
    137593
    Story no
    4 / 7
    Extras
    1 commentary sheet

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  2. Planets, The. Part 6: The Search for Planet X (1985 Video)

    Subject
    Astronomy
    Distribution
    OUT OF DISTRIBUTION, Videocassette. Standard formats. col. 30 min.

    There are currently nine known planets in the solar system. Mathematics of planetary motion predicts a tenth, outer planet and observations of the orbits of Neptune support this theory. Looks at the...

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  3. Forbidden Planet (1956 Film, Video)

    Director
    Fred Wilcox
    Producer
    Nicholas Nayfack

    Science fiction story with a plot derived from The Tempest. In the year 2257, a distant star has three inhabitants - Professor Morbius (Prospero), his daughter Altaira (Miranda), and Robby the Robot (Ariel)....

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  4. 10th planet discovered (1978)

    Genre
    News report; Discussion

    Ian Ridpath reports to a studio reporter (not identified) on the theoretical discovery of 10th planet in Solar system by US astronomers. This was the result of the discovery of a moon going round Pluto...

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  5. Matthews People: Rick Wakeman (1985)

    Mike Matthews talks to Rick Wakeman, an English keyboard player best known as the keyboardist for progressive rock group YES. Originally a classically trained pianist, he was a pioneer in the use of...

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  6. Farewell to Anne Francis

    Date
    14 Jan 2011, 12:50
    Author
    Eve-Marie
    Post Type
    Post

    Anne Francis, star of FORBIDDEN PLANET (1956), a science-fiction retelling of Shakespeare's The Tempest, and cover model of BUFVC's Shakespeare on Film, Television and Radio: The Researcher's Guide...

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  7. Venus Probe

    Date released
    17 Mar 1960
    Series name
    British Movietone News
    Issue no
    1606A
    NoS ID
    023514
    Story no
    4 / 8

    MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: Venus Probe. DESCRIPTION: At Cape Canaveral, a Thor-Able three-stage rocket was about to launch Pioneer V, a 90 pound satellite on a fantastic journey. Now to Jodrell Bank: it was...

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  8. Galileo probe arrives at Jupiter (1995)

    Genre
    Speech

    NASA spokeswoman confirming the space probe Galileo, launched from the shuttle Atlantis in October 1989, has entered Jupiter’s atmosphere and begun transmitting data. Confirming the schedule for data...

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  9. LOOKING AND LISTENING FOR MARS

    Date released
    1 Nov 1926
    Series name
    Gaumont Graphic
    Issue no
    1629
    NoS ID
    387791
    Extras
    1 film clip

    NfO synopsis: Astronomers at the Royal Observatory watching for the much talked of planet.

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  10. Asteroid discovered between Saturn and Uranus (1977)

    Genre
    Interview

    Interview with astronomer Ian Ridpath on the discovery of a new massive asteroid between Saturn and Uranus. Male interviewer not identified (poss. Vivian White).

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