Cinemagazine items: A diving suit which looks more like a space suit allows a diver to breathe air at normal pressure, eat his lunch in comfort and manipulate tools with special flexible arms as well as stay down at considerable depths for a whole day; the resources of a design with the latest equipment are taking the guess work out of the design of boat building; a free flooking submersible which gives the skin diver a whale of a time - he can travel for 80 kilometres underwater at up to seven knots.
Our collection comprises over 40,000 moving image works, acquired and catalogued between the 1940s and early 2000s. As a result, some items may reflect outdated, offensive and possibly harmful views and opinions. ACMI is working to identify and redress such usages.
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16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)