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Another Name for Power

Light bulbs, television tubes and nuclear power stations: electrifying the world with AEI.

Documentary 1959 23 mins

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From weapons systems to animal husbandry, from radiotherapy to railway signal boxes, AEI products had a huge range of applications. This promotional film for Associated Electrical Industries Ltd - "Britain's largest single manufacturer of electrical equipment of all kinds" shows how the company addressed the rapidly rising, and seemingly insatiable, demand for electricity at home and abroad.