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  • Description

    Title reads: "Jerry gets a rocket".

    Germans gets "Honest John" missiles.

    Germany.

    Various shots of "Honest John" missile being taken to Luneburg Heath for an army exercise. M/S of the mobile launching pad coming towards the camera carrying rocket. L/S of army officers walking across the heath. M/S of warning notice (in German and English). M/S of army officers lined up to watch the launching.

    Various shots of soldiers of the "Honest John" unit preparing for the rocket launching. We see the launching platform rising. C/U of soldier speaking into field telephone. C/U of an army official pressing the detonator to fire the first rocket.

    L/S of rocket blasting off, there is a small explosion near the nose of the rocket and the rocket shoots off into the distance. M/S of soldiers watching. C/U of soldiers looking through sights. Pan with missile as it shoots into the distance. Various shots of more missiles being launched.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    14/12/1959
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    52998
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1705.12
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:12:46:00 / 01:13:31:00
    Canister:
    59/100
    Sort Number:
    59/100
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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