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High-speed photography, fan and egg - Harold E. Edgerton, Pete Smith, 1962
Named collection: Harold E. Edgerton Collection
Object type: color slide
Maker: Edgerton, Harold Eugene
Place made: United States
Date made: 1962-10
Materials: 35mm film; cardboard
Measurements: 2" x 2"
Pete Smith (of MGM) and Harold E. Edgerton in a high-speed photograph, as an egg yolk is scattered by moving fan blades; reproduction of black-and-white image. Related to 1940 MGM film directed by Pete Smith "Quicker 'n a WInk". (CC)